NHKラジオ 実践ビジネス英語 Bicycling to Work (6) 5/15 2009






■NHKラジオ 実践ビジネス英語 Bicycling to Work (6) 5/15 2009

Listening Challenge 1 の最後の文章(p69)にwork outが

Bicycling to Work (1)のwork outに同じ。



Sales of our SuperSlam model tennis racket have slowed,
now that our competitiors have come out with the XPT,
priced slightly lower.

They consider it a hassle.

I think that would do the trick.

If you can work out a route like that, you come to work
less frustrated, and the brisk exercise in the morning
makes you more alert and on the toes.

Actually, I might be up for the challenge too, guys.

come out with, <製品を>世に出す
Listening Challenge 1 より

When a new product such as a book or record comes out,
it becomes available to the public.

ex) The book comes out this week.

hassle, わずらわしい事
Listening Challenge 1 より

A hassle is a situation that is difficult and involves
problems, effort, or arguments with people. [INFORMAL]

ex) Weddings are so much hassle that you need a good break

do the trick, うまくいく
Listening Challenge 1 より

If something does the trick, it achieves what you want.

ex) If you're not sure what your baby wants, then try a cuddle;
if all else fails, it usually does the trick.

on one's toes, すぐに対応できる態勢で、気が引き締まって
Bicycling to Work (1)より

If you say that someone or something keeps you on the toes,
you mean that they cause you to remain alert and ready for
anything that might happen.

ex) His fiery campaign rhetoric has kept opposition parties
on their toes for months.

be up for the challenge, 挑戦に乗り気である
Bicycling to Work (2)より

If someone or something is up for election, review, or
discussion, they are about to be considered.

ex) A third of the Senate and the entire House are up for

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