Young Sheldonをようやく見たので、ここに出てきた単語を解説する。PCで見ることを推奨。

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Tater Tots Bite-sized pieces of deep-fried grated potatoes, often served as a side dish

"I'll have a burger and tater tots for lunch today."
Retaliate To take revenge or pay back (usually for harm suffered)

こちらでは retaliation を紹介済み。
"She threatened to retaliate if he didn't apologize."
Descended To move or come down from a higher to a lower level

ここでは、They (Testicles) descended when I was 15. という表現で使われています。Undescended testicles が通常の位置に下りてきていないことを意味し、赤ん坊男児の4%が当たると言われています。通常は3-6ヶ月で正常になるようです。
"The sun descended below the horizon."
Doofus A stupid or foolish person
"Don't be a doofus, remember to bring your keys."
Gullible Easily fooled or deceived

"She was too gullible and fell for the scam."
Bowtie A type of necktie that is tied in a bow
"He always wears a bowtie to formal events."
Revolting Disgusting, offensive, or repulsive
"The smell of the garbage was revolting."
Diaphanous Light, delicate, and transparent
"The diaphanous curtains let in the soft light."
Brassiere A woman's undergarment worn to support the breasts
"She went shopping for a new brassiere."
Purell A brand of hand sanitizer

I wouldn't touch my brother's hand until 17 years later, thanks to the invention of Purell. として使われました。これを知っていないと笑えません。
"She always keeps a bottle of Purell in her bag."

Remedy A cure or treatment for a disease or medical condition
"The doctor prescribed a remedy for her headache."


 Well, I know Mom is concerned that I don't have any friends, so I'm determined to remedy the situation.

Young Sheldon: Sheldon Plays Cards With Meemaw (Season 1 Episode 3 Clip) | TBS


Eat Him Alive To criticize or attack someone harshly

Sheldon が教会で前に出て叱責する時に使われました。
"The boss ate him alive for his mistakes."
Poached To illegally take or catch something, especially wildlife or fish

卵をプレゼントしに持ってきた少年が I don't like poached. と言いました。
"The poachers were caught red-handed trying to poach elephants."
Pull Through To recover from a difficult or serious situation

go throughこちらで紹介済み。
"The patient pulled through the surgery and is now in stable condition."
Dollars to Doughnuts A sure thing, a guarantee

Dollars to doughnuts, your daddy's just got a bad case of gas. という形で使われました。
"I bet dollars to doughnuts that the sun will rise tomorrow."
A Bad Case of Gas Excessive flatulence or farting

"I've got a bad case of gas after eating that spicy food."
Bluffing Pretending to have a strength or confidence that one does not actually have

"He was bluffing about his poker skills and lost all his chips."

Powdering My Nose A polite way to say going to the bathroom to fix one's appearance

"Excuse me, I need to powder my nose."
Dang It An expression of frustration or annoyance
"Dang it, I missed my flight."
Rascals People who cause trouble or mischief, especially children

rascal は「ならず者、いたずら野郎」を意味します。
"The rascals in the hill were caught stealing apples from the orchard."


Young Sheldon: Sheldon Chokes on a Sausage (Season 1 Episode 4 Clip) | TBS

Forego To give up, renounce, or do without

"I will forego dessert in order to stick to my diet."
Linoleum A type of floor covering made from linseed oil, resin, and cork powder

"The kitchen floor was covered in linoleum."
Formica A brand name for a type of plastic material used for countertops and table tops

"The kitchen countertops were made of Formica."
Constipation The condition of having difficulty in passing stool or having infrequent bowel movements

constipated で紹介済み。
"I have been suffering from constipation lately."
Quirks A peculiar behavior or habit that is unique to an individual

Sheldonでも quirks and oddities という形で出てきました。
"Everyone has their own quirks and oddities."
Oddities Something unusual, strange, or surprising
"The museum was filled with oddities and curiosities."
It Got Us Thrown Something that resulted in being thrown out or evicted
"It got us thrown out of the restaurant."
Give The Beanbag a Whirl To give something a try or test it out

give -- a whirl で「--を試してみる」という意味があります。オフィスに置いてある、beanbag(人間がダメになるクッション)を試してみよう、と言っています。
"Let's give the beanbag a whirl."

Young Sheldon Episode 1x10 Sheldon Loves His New School || Young Sheldon Scenes


doctorate; 博士号
【例】I have a doctorate in physics.

noncommutative; 非可変
Algebraic Topology; 代数的位相幾何学

What's your doctorate in?
- Noncommutative Algebraic Topology. 

Sheldon Before leaving home - Young Sheldon S01E10


haven't given it a thought; 考えたこともない
I haven't given it much thought. (あまりよく考えたことがない)ともいいます。
【例】I haven't given much thought to my future.

Are you gonna miss me?
- I haven't given it any thought. (全く考えたことがない)
( Sheldon が別れる最後の夜...)

この数学力でテレビに出てすごいといわれるとは、アメリカの数学力の低さが伺える。彼の親は中国系出身で、きっちりとした教育を受けさせているのだろう。彼は7th gradeの12歳だそう。日本では中学1年生。こういう日本人はたくさんいる。
Is Andy Smarter Than a Child Genius?

dumb; stupid

Kids, they are amazing, and watching them makes me feel both dumb and stupid at the same time.

multiply; かける

Calculate 14 × 2 - 11, and finally multiply by 2


Triskaidekaphobia; 13恐怖症

This Friday is Friday 13th. Triskaidekaphobia 

3 to the power of x; 3のx乗
e to the power of x で「eのx乗」になります。

If 3 to the power of x times 9 equals 81, what is the value of x?
Answer; 2.

the ratio of a circle's circumference to its diameter 

circumference; (/sekAmferens/)円周
diameter; 直径
digit; 桁、any of the numbers from 0 to 9 (OALD)

Everyone knows that pie is the ratio of a circle's circumference to its diameter, but what are the first 10 digits of pie? 

woodchuck; 北アメリカに多くいるかわいいネズミ類
chuck;  to throw away

If a woodchuck could chuck 60 pounds of wood in 1.5 days, how many pounds of wood would a woodchuck chuck in 6 days?
Answer 240


consecutive prime numbers; 連続する素数(2,3, 5,7,,,)

The sum of three consecutive prime numbers is 173. What is the largest of these numbers?

Answer 61

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Blow me. :うせろ
それを友人が聞いて、「あなたの彼氏の結婚式ね....Ouch.」と言う。これに対してBlow me.と言っている。このTrailerだけではなんとも言えないが、おそらくこういうこと。

Blowといえば、以下でblow the whistleを紹介しました。

What Would You Do: White woman tells adopted Hispanic daughter to only speak English

melting pot;るつぼ(人種、文化など)

Yes, a melting pot of thousands of different people. 

Two Guys Drug College Girl's Drink | What Would You Do? | WWYD


roofie; 強力な睡眠薬

Those two guys just roofied her drink. 

blow the whistle; (悪事を)暴露する

WIll she blow the whistle?  

Here's all the swag you can't leave Toy Story Land without

swag; イケてるもの

You are the person who is going to know everything we need to know about the swag and what we can buy. 



・スペインには中国人が雑貨屋を開いていることが多い。日本の百均のクオリティ、低価格ではないが、様々な雑貨が200円から400円程度で手に入る。フランスで中国人経営の店といえばアジア系食料品店しかなく、このような中国人経営の”雑貨屋”は見たことがなかった。売られている商品は、スペイン語表記になっており、スペインやポルトガルで製造されているものも多い。中には、Made in P.R.C.と書かれているものも存在する。PRCとはPeople's Republic of Chinaの略。すなわち中国製である。おそらく中国の工場で製造され、パッケージはスペイン向けにし、輸入しているのだろう。中国人が中国から商品を輸入、それをスペインでスペイン人向けに販売。利益は中国人に吸い取られる、外国資本が国を乗っ取る、これがスペインの現状か。(参考記事



¿Qué tal?: what's up?

The Incomparable Malala Yousafzai
coma; (n) 昏睡状態

You were in a coma for how long?

clip your wings; to limit your freedom

My father always says "Ask me what I did but ask me what I did not do, and I did not clip her wings." 
So he has not clipped my wings. He has allowed me to fly. 
take it for granted; 当たり前だと思う、to fail to appreciate the value of sth

I think that what's important here that we take it for granted here, that girls go to school, and that we are able to be educated.

y'all; あなたたち

Remember that, so y'all go to him next time, okay?

[英語] 最近流行っているスラング (2017年)

RIP; rest in peace; 安らかにお眠りください(死んだ人に)
例えば、I just lost a hero. RIP David Bowie.のように亡くなったひとに使います。スラングで使われる際は、「終わった、、、」というニュアンスになります。

How was the interview yesterday? 
I got nervous and I feel like what I said didn't make sense. RIP me...

"Incredibly Fun" - Daniel Radcliffe On His Sexy Dance Scene In "Miracle Workers"

mime: 擬態する

iPhone X - FIRST IN NYC TO GET - slept on the streets for 5 days

Holy smokes!; うわぁ!
感嘆表現です。他にもHoly cow!やHoly mackerel!を紹介しました。

英語で毎日メイク☆ My everyday make-up routine!〔#652〕

pluck; 引き抜く

I hate my eyebrows. I plucked them way too much when I was younger. 
(way too muchのwayは強調をあらわします。(例)It's way too much hot here.)

lopsided; 一方に傾いた
(例)Your glasses are lopsided. 

You can't tell that my eyebrows are lopsided. 


past life ; 前世

next life; 来世

what do you want to be in your next life?

a high schooler living in the city ;都会に住んでる高校生
the city にすることで「都会」という意味になります。

middle of nowhere ; ど田舎

cross paths ; 出会う

Maybe we'll cross paths someday. 


New morning habit! #ootd week!

age spots: シミ
stain ともいう。


father figure; a man who treats you as a father would; 父親のような人

Take two steps forward if you grew up with a father figure in the home. 

discourse; talk; 会話

We need to discuss this. We need to have some sort of discourse. 

Why thinking you're ugly is bad for you | Meaghan Ramsey


Pro-anorexia; 拒食症は精神疾患ではなく、個人のライフスタイルだと主張する動き
拒食症は、Anorexia nervosaといいます。

For those who don't know, #proana means pro-anorexia. 

self-esteem; confidence in your own ability and value

They have lower self-esteem. 

Clinton and Trump Face Off in Contentious 2nd Debate

Aired October 10, 2016


AZUZ: OK. Last night was round two of three. At Washington University, in St. Louis, Missouri, the Democratic and Republican nominees for U.S. president had their second head to head debate. 
locker room talk; ロッカールームでの会話
I`m not proud of it; うれしく思ってはいないよ。
I'm proud of it. うれしいよ。よかったね。 といった気軽な表現です。

DONALD TRUMP (R), PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE: This was locker room talk. I`m not proud of it. I apologize to my family. I apologize to the American people. Certainly, I`m not proud of it.
town hall (meeting) ; 候補者と有権者が討論する場、(トランプと市民との対話といったイメージ)
uncommitted voters ; どちらに投票するか決めかねている投票者、中立の投票者

AZUZ:As you just saw, it was in a town hall format. And while the moderators were scheduled to ask half the questions, the other half were intended for members of the audience who were described as uncommitted voters.

the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
; 医療保険制度改革法(オバマが公約に掲げ、署名した)

Premium ;保険会社に定期的に支払うお金(毎月払う保険料のようなもの)

coverage ;保険の適用額

QUESTION: Affordable Care Act, known as Obamacare, it is not affordable. Premiums have gone up. Deductibles have gone up. Copays have gone up. Prescriptions have gone up. And the coverage has gone down.
What will you do to bring the cost down and make coverage better?

; 廃止にする

be tailored ;
/ˈteɪ.lɚd/ (adj) 状況をよくするように変える

TRUMP: We have to repeal it and replace it with something absolutely much less expensive and something that works, where your plan can actually be tailored. 
a Supreme Court justice; 最高裁判所の判事(合衆国)

QUESTION: Good evening. Perhaps the most important aspect of this election is the Supreme Court justice. What would you prioritize as the most important aspect of selecting a Supreme Court justice?