centernoun

  • ja中央、真ん中
  • ena building or place used for a particular purpose or activity

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I was just about to give up when I got a call from a Harvard lawyer
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looking to start a legal center for inmates on death row.
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I was in before you even offered me the job.
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Welcome to the Sesame Avenue Daycare Center for Infants and Toddlers.
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You remember my cousin Mose.
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Welcome, children.
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Were you painting in the dark?
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It's called the PSATs.
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No, Hayley, I'm taking the pre-pre-SATs,
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because you can never be too pre-prepared.
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Which is why, this weekend, I'll be at the downtown testing center
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Oh, no, there's no way my only boy child and the keeper of the Smith family name is going downtown.
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It's too dangerous.
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Haven't you heard of Jack the Ripper?
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That was in London.
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Yeah, downtown London.
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I met the twins through playing basketball at the rec center.
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I'm telling you right now, I was almost embarrassed to say that I knew them
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because they had the straight chili bowl haircuts.
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Okay, what if we got relevant superstar, David Copperfield, to make the World Trade Center disappear?
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Oh, I hate to be the one to tell you this,
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but David Copperfield really isn't a big draw anymore.
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I went to my college's mental health center,
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they basically told me I was like probably stressing myself out with academics and extracurriculars,
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and like, "Take bubble baths."
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And I was like, "If only it could be so easy."

Other meanings for center...

centernoun

  • ja中心、中心点
  • enthe middle point of something
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- Kevin, are you still in here? - Yes, Raymond, I'm in the stall.
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- Some tickets were just released for Mahler's Fourth Symphony this weekend. - Great.
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That sounds great.
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- Let's do it. - Fantastic.
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Now, which section do you prefer?
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- The first tier, the second tier, the third tier— - The first tier.
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Now, which section of the first tier?
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Right, left, right center, center...
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Just any section is fine.
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Any section, wow.
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Someone had pepper on their eggs this morning.
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I'll buy the tickets.
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Thra.
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At its center, the Crystal of Truth.
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The source of all life.
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The Skekis have corrupted it.
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And now our world is at risk from The Darkening.
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Back my bid for buying Utter's property, and I will drop any counteraction against the whore.
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I'm moving us from the center of town, away from danger.
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I ain't running from him, Sol.
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Gentlemen.
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Please direct your attention to the center of the ring
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where I will amaze you with a feat so extraordinary,
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it has never been seen before by you or anyone else in the history of mankind.
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Everything is big on Chernobyl.
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Our sets, our locations, the size of our team.
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It's big.
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It's so easy to think of this as a disaster film, and it's not.
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It's a story about people.
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Absolutely true heroism.
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The Soviet state is squarely at the center of it.
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Everybody was afraid of the system.
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- Containment. - Lies.
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- Lies. - Lies.
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That is how a reactor core explodes.
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Want me to help you find your opening?
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Well, I would do this:
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I would start with a black screen.
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And I would put a little speck of light in the center of the black screen.
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And I'd have the light grow in intensity.
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And then like the Big Bang, it explodes.

centernoun

  • ja的、焦点、中心人物
  • ena principal point, place, or person upon which interest or attention is focused on
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Now I'm supposed to go, "Hank, please what can I possibly do
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to further benefit my spoiled, kleptomaniac, bitch sister
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who somehow always manages to be the center of attention?"
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Mark broke up with me.
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- What? No! - Oh, no!
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- Mark, but... - That's so sad.
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What, breakup?
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Nobody told me about that!
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What happened?
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- It was at the party last night. - I heard about the party.
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I knew we've been fighting a lot,
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- but I didn't know it had gotten that bad. - I remember you saying that.
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And then he broke up with me just like that.
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- That's the part nobody told me about! - Ralph, shut up!
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You're finding out about this at the same time that we are.
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- You keep doing this and it's really annoying. - Wow!
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My tendency to make myself the center of attention is news to me!
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Way to exclude me from my own self-analysis, guys!
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I know this was just a show to you.
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But to me and to everyone, I mean, it was more than that.
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I mean, Balthazar was the center of everyone's lives.
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Well, not Charlie; he wasn't caught up.
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No, I sorta came in in the middle, and I didn't stick with it.
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So we're gonna move on to our next circle of hell.
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I love that I get excited about this.
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So the next one is greed.
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As actors, we like to fight to be the center of attention.
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So without naming names, how do you handle greedy scene partners?
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At first, I thought she was really greedy 'cause she takes a —
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Thought Lauren was really greedy 'cause she takes a long time to deliver her lines.
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Then I realized she just didn't know them.
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I just didn't know what I was saying.
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Cheryl Blossom.
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Cheryl Blossom gets a much bigger role in Riverdale than in the Archie comics,
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where she mostly just serves as a supporting character and further romantic rival for Archie.
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On the show, Cheryl and her brother Jason are at the center of the show's murder mystery,
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and what Cheryl knows could end up being the key to solving the crime.
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In 2017, Buzzfeed spoke to the Louisiana teen at the center of a viral outrage.
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Going by just his first name, Nick claimed he was told to clean the ice cream machine at the McDonald's where he worked.
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That's where he found trays filled with mold and slime, so he tweeted photos.
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I couldn't believe my eyes.
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I was like, "I've never seen something this disgusting."
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Having a kid is the meaning of life.
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This is my purpose now.
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You are the center of that child's world.
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You're a dad.