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elephant in the roomidiom

  • ja触れてはいけない問題、見て見ぬふりをしている物事
  • enan obvious problem, topic, or fact that everyone avoids addressing because it may be difficult or controversial to talk about

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So elephant in the room, I have your old job.
2.
Well, not exactly my job, I had a different title.
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Oh, well, excuse me, same office, same responsibilities.
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Different salary.
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You'll get there, don't worry.
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Well, you look great.
7.
Thank you, thank you.
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Scranton suits you.
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Best decision I ever made.
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1.
All right, let's talk about the movie because we've got the elephant in the room.
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We have to address it.
3.
I just thought of that.
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I still got it.
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1.
This is Mike.
2.
He is a young alligator.
3.
We're not sure exactly how old he is, though.
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'Cause unfortunately, people buy them on the pet trade, on the internet.
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He looks delicious, I'm just gonna say.
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Let's just address the elephant in the room.
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1.
You told me something really revealing about Chris.
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Right?
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What's your name?
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Pam.
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That's not it.
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No, sit down.
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Right down.
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Do not sit down.
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Sit down, Pam.
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Don't sit down, Pam.
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Sit down, Pam!
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There's an elephant in the room, y'all, and it stinks!
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Everybody wants you to stop.
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You do, Chris.
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But this side of the room has my back,
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and so do other people.
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1.
Because it's a New York audience, and I...
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I opened— I opened bad right away.
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Because I was like, "This is great.
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I saw there's an elephant here.
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So finally for 1 night, the elephant in the room for you guys is not Jeffrey Epstein."
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And— yeah, right.
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Just like you.
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Hey, no, but just like you...
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They were upset right away.
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Unmute
1.
Okay.
2.
Let's address the elephant in the room.
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I have a bit of a reputation for being a tough guy.
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It's only because of pictures like this.
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That's a selfie taken from my bathroom.