イディオム

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ことわざ、慣用句(英熟語)といった、教訓や格言、比喩的表現として用いられる言葉です。

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  1. 初級

    cry over spilled milk, curiosity killed the cat, go down in flames, hit rock bottom, hit the books, kill two birds with one stone, on the same page, save for a rainy day, step up one's game, take a rain check

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  2. 初級 1

    apples and oranges, bad apple, be like oil and water, butterflies in one's stomach, calm before the storm, can't judge a book by its cover, it's raining cats and dogs, move up in the world, not one’s cup of tea, time flies when you're having fun

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  3. 初級 2

    be a happy camper, devil's advocate, every cloud has a silver lining, for the record, get out of hand, get something straight / set something straight, icing on the cake, in full swing, in hot water, in one's hands, in the same boat, keep your chin up, keep your ears open, lose one's touch, once in a blue moon, out of one's hands, set in stone, the early bird gets the worm, the likes of, under the sun

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  4. 初級 3

    beg the question, break a leg, cut someone some slack, fish out of water, flavor of the month, get in someone's way, get it through your head, get one's act together, on thin ice, packed like sardines, rain or shine, run like the wind, second wind, the big picture, the gloves are off, the pot calling the kettle black, think outside the box, through thick and thin, wake up on the wrong side of the bed, wrap one's head around something

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  5. 初級 4

    a long shot, black sheep of the family, boil down to, bridge the gap, come to mind, free as a bird, from rags to riches, give someone a break, have a sweet tooth, leap of faith, let it go, loose ends, miss the point, on the right track, plain as day, poker face, smart cookie, spice something up, take it easy, with a bang

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  6. 初級 5

    at the end of the day, be swamped, big deal, by the book, come hell or high water, do not bat an eye, go in one ear and out the other, have time on one's hands, leave a mark / make a mark, put words in or into someone's mouth, put your money where your mouth is, someone's true colors, stepping stone, strapped for cash, take someone to the cleaners, take the words out of someone's mouth, that's another story, think twice, to say the least, tough call

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  7. 初級 6

    clean slate, cool as a cucumber, cut corners, cut to the chase, down the line, every last / every single, feast or famine, get cracking, give it a whirl, give the green light, have bigger fish to fry, man of his word, on the fence, pat on the back, scare the pants off someone, smells fishy, stab someone in the back, state of the art, two peas in a pod, up in the air

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  8. 初級 7

    Midas touch, a method in one’s madness, close the deal / strike a deal / secure the deal, drop one's jaw, get a handle on / have a handle on, stick to one's guns, throw one's hat in or into the ring, throw up one’s hands, tipping point, wave of the future, weather the storm

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  9. 中級 1

    ahead of the curve, bend over backwards, best thing since sliced bread, bread and butter, chip off the old block, food for thought, get a taste of your own medicine, go cold turkey, hit the ground running, hit the nail on the head, leave a bad taste in your mouth, let the cat out of the bag, pick someone's brain, sparks fly, spill the beans, straight from the horse's mouth, talk in circles, twist someone's arm, up to one's eyeballs, water under the bridge

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  10. 中級 2

    I'll cross that bridge when I get to it, a piece of cake, butter someone up, give someone the cold shoulder, have your head in the clouds, in the nick of time, in the pipeline, like pulling teeth, look like a million bucks, off the top of one’s head, once the dust settles, out for blood, pull the trigger, rub salt into the wound, steal someone's thunder, take something by storm, talk someone's ear off, teach someone the ropes, test the waters, the other side of the coin

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  11. 中級 3

    above your pay grade, all of a sudden, all over the place, back against the wall, break the ice, costs an arm and a leg, find your feet, fit as a fiddle, get to the bottom of something, level the playing field, once in a while, out of the woods, pull out all the stops, run the gauntlet, save someone's bacon, shoot from the hip, strange bedfellows, the ball is in your court, whatever floats your boat, wolf in sheep's clothing

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  12. 中級 4

    a short fuse, a storm is brewing, add insult to injury, at a crossroads, devil-may-care, hand in glove, in the long run, off the hook, one's best bet, over the moon, over the top, pull someone's leg, put on airs, rain on someone's parade, save your breath, shell out money / fork over money, skeletons in the closet, take for granted, that ship has sailed, the nitty-gritty

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  13. 中級 5

    an uphill battle, beside oneself, bigwig, birds of a feather, blow something out of proportion, born with a silver spoon in one’s mouth, cut one's teeth, down to the wire, fall afoul of, fall apart at the seams, go back to square one, go down that road, have a life of its own, hold someone or something at bay / keep someone or something at bay, kick someone around, not take something lying down, shoot for the moon, throw down the gauntlet, throw someone under the bus, tricks of the trade

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  14. 中級 6

    go for broke, in the short run, keep an eye on / have an eye on, keep one's head, leave high and dry, live hand to mouth, long in the tooth, look someone up and down, make a face, make the cut / miss the cut, make up one's mind, meat and potatoes, not know someone from Adam, put something on ice, set the bar, someone's heart is in the right place, the gift of gab, the real McCoy, tough as nails / hard as nails, up to snuff

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  15. 上級 1

    a couch potato, a drop in the bucket, a fly on the wall, barking up the wrong tree, beat around the bush, bite the bullet, come out of the closet, elephant in the room, get cold feet, get the ball rolling, lose your marbles, nip something in the bud, out of the blue, put your foot in your mouth, read between the lines, ring a bell, rock the boat, the whole nine yards, to give a run for one’s money, water off a duck's back

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  16. 上級 2

    back to the drawing board, baptism by fire, behind closed doors, burn the candle at both ends, by and large, fall into place, hard nut to crack / tough nut to crack, hard pill to swallow / tough pill to swallow, in a nutshell, look on the bright side, looking out for number one, not to mince one's words, on the back burner, run amok, scratch the surface, see the light at the end of the tunnel, shoot yourself in the foot, stick your nose into something, throw caution to the wind, until the cows come home

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  17. 上級 3

    a slap in the face, by the skin of your teeth, face the music, get off on the wrong foot, get the short end of the stick, hit the sack / hit the hay, hold your ground / stand your ground, in the bag, keep at arm's length, leave no stone unturned, like riding a bicycle, make a mountain out of a molehill, make ends meet, make waves, on the air / off the air, rule of thumb, see eye to eye, sleep on it, take with a grain of salt, the bottom line

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  18. 上級 4

    bite off more than you can chew, bite the hand that feeds you, blow off steam / let off steam, blow one's own horn ​/ ​toot one's own horn, break the bank, clean as a whistle, clear the air, dig one's heels in, fall on deaf ears, have something up one's sleeve, make a long story short, once and for all, playing with fire, put all your eggs in one basket, the last straw / the final straw, throw in the towel, tip of the iceberg, trial and error, turn a blind eye, under the weather

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  19. 上級 5

    a feather in your cap, at the drop of a hat, beat a dead horse, burn the midnight oil, down to earth, draw the line, get off your high horse, get something out of your system, go on a wild goose chase, grab the bull by the horns / take the bull by the horns, have an axe to grind, hear it through the grapevine, jump on the bandwagon, keep your nose to the grindstone, lay your cards on the table, let sleeping dogs lie, many moons ago, play second fiddle, rake someone over the coals, shot in the arm

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  20. 上級 6

    behind the scenes, best of both worlds, don't count your chickens before they hatch, easier said than done, egg on your face, fly in the face of, from scratch, get the picture, give someone short shrift, hem and haw, jump to conclusions, leave in the lurch, on the horizon, pave the way, pay the piper, people in glass houses shouldn't throw stones, put or pour your heart and soul into something, put the kibosh on, read the riot act, so far so good

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