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英語 役立つ表現【cock-and-bull story】

英語 役立つ表現【cock-and-bull story】

● 作り話、うそ、でたらめ、誇張された話、大げさな説明

cock-and-bull story を使った例文

  1. I ran into David yesterday. I asked him about his new business, and he gave me some cock-and-bull story about being so rich that he didn’t need to work anymore. I know that’s not true.

  2. (One of your colleagues was late for work 5 times last month.) I set up a meeting yesterday and asked her about her recent tardiness. She gave me some cock-and-bull story about how her bicycle broke down on her way to work and had to take a bus.

cock-and-bull story



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【学校で学ぶ envy という単語について】 ● envy 意味 ➡ (動詞)うらやましがる (名詞) うらやましさ ● 発音記号 ➡ /énvi/  ● 音節 ➡ en・vy 「うらやましい」envyを使わない表現4つ I am so jealous. Great! Awesome! Lucky you!

【フレーズ】to each his own

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発音に悩む英単語【facetious】 ● 意味 ➡ (形容詞) ふざけた、おどけた ● 発音記号 ➡ /fəsíːʃəs/  ● 音節 ➡ fa・ce・tious facetious を使った例文 Please stop being facetious. (ふざけるのはやめて。) He made some facetious remarks in the meeting. His boss


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