Friday, June 26, 2009

Bookworm: テキストの中出会った単語

Here are a couple of words that I wanted to review before discarding into my growing pile of already reviewed word cards. Hastily written example sentences are included. Enjoy.

文化大革命: 文化大革命の最中にあって、多くの人が殺された。
Cultural Revolution: Many people were killed in the middle of the Cultural Revolution.
郵便受け: 郵便受けの中に誰かが脅迫状を入れた。
Postbox: Someone put a threatening letter in our postbox.
(気が)もめる: 彼女は彼が結婚式に遅れると気がもめているよ。
Worried; shaken up: She's worried that he will be late for the wedding ceremony.
おっちょこちょい: そいつはおっちょこちょいの人物だよな。色んなやらなきゃならないこと忘れる。
Scatterbrain: That dude's a scatterbrain, ain't he. He always forgets a bunch of things that he needs to do.
最寄(の駅): 最寄の駅はどう行けばいいですか?
Nearest (station): Do you know how to get to the nearest train station?
過程: 過程よりも過程が大事だ。
Process: It's not whether you win or lose, it's how you play the game.
根気: もう少し根気があったら、成功していただろう。
Perseverance: If you had a little more perseverance, you could have succeeded.
編み物: 彼女は編み物に夢中になっている。
Knitting: She's totally into knitting.
金物: 15歳のときバイトとして金物屋で働いていたものだ。
Hardware: As a part-time job, I worked at a hardware store when I was 15.
年号: 現在の前の年号ってなんだったっけ?
Era name: What was the name of the era before the present one?
埋める: 海賊の埋めた宝物を探しに行こう。
Bury: I'm going to search for the pirates buried treasure.
雪掻きシャベル: 車の車庫の前を雪を雪掻きをする。 
Snow shovel: I'm going to clean the snow from the driveway.

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