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日本語 投稿HN 質問英語文 質問文作成者 英語 動画
口をとがらす HN170809 What do children do when they don't get what they want? Languagevillage to pout YT
目をパチパチ HN170802 How would you describe your eyes closing and opening quickly or rapidly? Languagevillage blinking YT
ぶかぶか/だぶだぶ HN170726 How do you describe very loose-fitting clothing? Languagevillage baggy YT
(口を)もごもご HN170719 How would you describe the action of speaking too quietly? Languagevillage mumble YT
こそこそ HN170628 When you want to do something without others seeing you, what do you have to do(be)? Languagevillage sneakily YT
日本語 投稿HN 質問英語文 質問文作成者 英語 動画
         
相槌を打つ When you talk to another and you agree with him or her, you will do this action. ランゲッジ nod YT
頭がかたい Haru How do you describe somebody who is always unwilling to change their opinion? Haru&LV hard-headed/stubborn YT
足を引きずる HN150512 I saw a man walking the other day, but he didn't lift one of his legs. How do you express that in English? Languagevillage drag leg YT
あふれる HN110409 What would happen if you put too much water in a glass? ランゲッジ overflow YT
(見通しが)甘い HN131105-2 This is when something bad happens that you should have expected. How do you describe this in English? Languagevillage should have planned for (that) YT
あてにならない なめちゃん Although she is a chairperson in my committee, she often skips meetings. なめちゃん unreliable YT
油を売る HN151117 My co-worker uses facebook and check her personal email at work. Would you say she's selling oil in English? Languagevillage to idle/to dawdle YT
揚げ足を取る HN170315 When someone points out your small mistakes, what would you say? Languagevillage nitpicking YT
(うちわで)あおぐ HN111024 How do you use a fan? ランゲッジ fan YT
足を洗う HN130212 If you are a member of a gang, and you want to start a new life. You must do this. ランゲッジ turn over a new leaf YT
(車で)あおる HN161202 When you drive slowly, the car behind you gets close to your car to make you drive faster. How would you describe this action? Languagevillage tailgating YT
愛想笑い HN140526 If you are in a social situation that you don't like, but you must appear friendly, what facial expression do you have? Languagevillage an insincere smile/a fake smile/to force a smile YT
あいまいな HN160908 I invited a girl on a date and she said we can go with friends.I'm not sure if she likes me. How would you describe her answer? Languagevillage ambiguous/vague YT
仰向けになる HN110712 How do you express the action to lie down with your face up to the sky? ランゲッジ lie face up YT
甘えている Haru How do you describe someone who always relies on others to do things for them? Haru&LV too dependent/behaves like a spoilt child YT
圧倒される HN160812 I went to a meeting that had many powerful people like C.E.Os and politicians. I couldn't even move. How can I describe this in English? Languagevillage to be overwhelmed YT
(~の)穴を埋める HN140408 What's the expression you use when someone is replacing someone else's position? Languagevillage cover for (someone)/fill (someone)'s shoes YT
足がすくむ HN160707 I'm afraid of high places and sometimes can't move in this situation. How do you describe this in English? Languagevillage freeze (from fear)/feel weak at the knees YT
甘やかす HN111213 To take care of a child too much because he is so cute. ランゲッジ spoil YT
         
いばる HN160902 My son is one year older than his cousin,so he always tells her what to do. How do you describe this in English? Languagevillage to be bossy/to throw one's weight around YT
色あせる HN170120 After washing many times, our clothes change the colors. How do you call this? Languagevillage to fade YT
(ビデオを)一時停止する HN130327 when you are watching a movie, how do you describe the controls? If you want to go to the restroom... ランゲッジ pause YT
息を切らす HN120119 After a long marathon, what will happen to your breathing? ランゲッジ out of breath YT
いんちきをする HN120614 You get a good score by seeing another person's test. How would you express this action? ランゲッジ cheat YT
行き違いになる HN111115 When you visit your friend’s house, you find out that he or she left to visit your house. What do you express this situation? ランゲッジ miss each other YT
いたずらする HN110109 Kids often do this for fun. It is similar to a joke. ランゲッジ to play a prank YT
韻をふむ HN120214 When you write a song or poetry, what will you try to do to the words at the end of the sentences? ランゲッジ rhyme YT
一段ぬかし To go up to the stairs by every two steps. ランゲッジ なし YT
居眠りをする HN140930 When you are very tired and you start to fall asleep uncontrollably, how do you describe that action? Languagevillage doze off/ nod off YT
         
浮気する HN120613 You have a wife or a girl friend, but you date another woman. How would you express this action? ランゲッジ cheat YT
うつ伏せになる HN110711 In the battle field, to avoid the gun fire, what do you do on the ground? ランゲッジ prone YT
腕組みをする HN110808 When you think about something deeply, you will do this action with your arms. ランゲッジ cross one's arms YT
うっかりする HN110918 How do we express an action when we don’t pay enough attention to? ランゲッジ careless YT
うなぎ上り HN131217 This is when prices or stocks are going up dramatically. How do you describe this situation in English? Languagevillage skyrocket YT
うずうずする HN160302 I don't listen in class before break time, because I can't wait to go and play. How can I say this in English? Languagevillage itching to do (something)/itching for (something) YT
雲泥の差 HN150907 I have identical twins: one likes sports and the other likes arts. Are there any expressions I can use when comparing them? Languagevillage big difference/a world of difference YT
初々しい HN140415 What is the expression you use if someone is new to a certain situation? Languagevillage wet behind the ears/green/inexperienced YT
迂回する HN120523 On you way home, there is traffic because of construction. What will you do in this situation? ランゲッジ by-pass YT
伝染る The action which the virus transfer from the body to another. ランゲッジ なし YT
うがいする To have water in your mouth and not to drink it but just wash your throat. ランゲッジ To gargle YT
腕をまくる Before you start the hard work or when you feel very hot with your long sleeve Y-shirt, you will do this action. ランゲッジ roll up one’s sleeves YT
うっとりする HN120404 If Johnny Depp said "I love you". How would the woman feel in this situation? ランゲッジ be charmed YT
うぬぼれる HN120403 He solved a difficult question.He thought he was a jenius.How do you express this attitude? ランゲッジ conceited YT
(味が)薄い HN121013 When you make coffee, you pour too much water into the mug. How would you describe this action? ランゲッジ weak or watery YT
         
えこひいき To discriminate someone from others apparently. ランゲッジ special treatment YT
衿を正す くのいち When you have a special severe sutuation, you will do this(spiritually) in order not to make any mistakes. ランゲッジ shape up YT
エアコンが強い・弱い HN160714 What expressions do you have for air conditioner? Languagevillage 1)Temperature(hot or cold),2)Fan Speed(weak or hard) YT
         
オタク HN110627 The person who likes something very deeply. Especially in Japan Akihabara is popular for them. ランゲッジ otaku YT
恩返しする HN140616 Someone who has once helped you a lot is now in trouble. How do you describe your action to help to them in return? じゃが to repay (a favor) YT
追い込まれる HN160721 Tomorrow is the deadline for our product, so all my colleagues are tense. How can I describe this situation in English? Languagevillage to be under pressure YT
(コインの)表と裏 HN121024 A coin has two sides. What do you call them? ランゲッジ heads and tails YT
惜しい! Haru My friend got 98% on a test. It's great but she seems a little disappointed. What can I say in this situation? Haru&LV close YT
お腹をこわす HN110909 When you eat something too old or which is rotten. What will happen to your body? ランゲッジ diarrhea YT
(ポキッと)折る HN140115 If you take a piece of dry spaghetti and bend it, what will it do, in English? Languagevillage snap YT
お腹が鳴る HN110514 When you feel very hungry, your stomach sounds. How do you express this sound? ランゲッジ stomach is growling YT
追い越しをする When you drive a car on the highway, the car forward is too slow, you will do this. ランゲッジ To pass YT
(しみが)落ちる HN110802 After washing the clothes that have stains,and the stains have gone away. What happened to them? ランゲッジ get the stain out YT
お茶を濁す トガミ If I am invited to a party, but I don't want to go, what can I do? トガミ&LV just fake it/try to get out of it YT
おせっかい(な人) HN141224 I have a coworker who always wants to be involved in other people's business. What would you call her? Languagevillage meddlesome (person) YT
おねしょする HN111002 Kindergarten kids pee in the bed at night. What do you call this action? ランゲッジ wet the bed YT
大げさ HN160223 My son softly slapped his sister on her arm but she screamed and fell to the floor. What can I say about her action? Languagevillage exaggeration/overdoing (something) YT
お先に HN151014 When you are leaving the office ahead of your co-workers, what do you say to your co-workers? Can I say "I'll go ahead"? Languagevillage See you tomorrow/Alright,I'm leaving now YT
おっかなびっくり HN170412 What do you call the action of kids feeding a horse for the first time? Languagevillage fearfully YT
おんぶする HN120425 You carry someone on your back. How do you describe this action? ランゲッジ piggy back YT
おっちょこちょい HN151130 My coworker is always making mistakes on her documents. Is there a word to describe this kind of person? Languagevillage careless/clumsy YT
おまけ HN120513 When you bought a candy, you got something for free. What do you call it? ランゲッジ freebie YT
おのぼりさん HN131210 When someone from the countryside comes to the city, and acts differently than the the city people. What can you call them in English? Languagevillage out-of-towner/hick YT
おならをする HN120108 To get air from the anus. ランゲッジ fart YT
大ざっぱ HN160630 How do you describe a person who never cares much about details? Languagevillage negligent YT
         
(声が)ガラガラ HN140910 After you sing too much, what happens to your voice? Languagevillage hoarse/gravelly(voice) YT
我慢する HN110620 When you want to go to the restroom, but it is full, what do you do until available? ランゲッジ hold off YT
掻き分ける HN140519 If you are in a crowded or tight place and want to move, what is this action called? Languagevillage push/elbow/shove YT
(お皿が)欠ける HN150120 What's the word for making a small break at the edge of an item? Languagevillage to chip YT
からかう HN111220 If your classmate wears a crazy costume, what will you do to him? ランゲッジ make fun of YT
感電する HN110521 When you touch the electricity directly, what do you feel? ランゲッジ get an electric shock YT
かんちがいする HN111130 When your boss tells you a certain order but you understand differently. How do you express this situation? ランゲッジ misinterpret YT
(おもちゃなどを)片付ける HN110707 After you enjoy playing with toys, what do you have to do with these? ランゲッジ clean up YT
かろうじて You pass the test but by lowest score. What do you express the fact that you pass the test? ランゲッジ barely YT
化膿する HN120925 If a wound is not properly cleaned, what will happen to it? ランゲッジ fester YT
かたむける HN120125 If you have a glass of water and you want to pour water in the sink, what will you do to the glass? ランゲッジ tilt YT
(会議などを)かき乱す HN110713 In the meeting, one man is attempt to destroy the meeting by shouting. What do you express his action? ランゲッジ disturb YT
かえって You try to solve problems by a certain way but it get worse. What do you express for this situation. ランゲッジ YT
解凍する HN131217 When you cook meatloaf, what do you do to the frozen meat first? Languagevillage thaw YT
(コードなどが)絡まる HN110925 If you put a couple of cords in the same place roughly. What will happen to them? ランゲッジ tangled YT
固める HN110107 Before baking cookies, this is the last step that you do. ランゲッジ harden YT
かがむ HN121206 When you take a picture, you might ask people in the front row to pose like this. ランゲッジ crouch YT
かき混ぜる HN111014 When you pour powder medicine into a glass of water and the powder stay as it was, what should you do to it? ランゲッジ stir YT
かばう HN120220 Even though your friend made a mistake you try to protect him or her. How do you express this action? ランゲッジ stick up for YT
駆け上がる When you do not have time, you go up to the stairs with haste. What do you express? ランゲッジ To run up YT
がんばれ! HN121002 When you cheer for your team, what do you call it? ランゲッジ Come on! or You can do it! YT
かさぶた HN110104 After you get scar, you will get this before it get crued. ランゲッジ scab YT
貫通する Hn110910 You have to make a tunnel in the mountain. You finish this work. How do you express this final moment? ランゲッジ get through YT
カンニングする HN170518 What do you say when someone copies answers in an exam? Languagevillage cheating YT
駆け込む When you do not have enough time, you find the train door close. What will you do? ランゲッジ To rush in YT
肩がこる HN110117 After you sit at the desk for desk work for a long time, your shoulder will go to this condition. How do you expressi this condition? ランゲッジ stiff shoulders YT
拡大する(された) HN120501 you make a photo copy that is larger than the original. How do you describe the photo copy? ランゲッジ enlarged YT
         
キモい(気持ち悪い) HN110629 How do you express the feeling that you feel when you have to touch rotten thing. ランゲッジ creepy YT
キラキラ HN140127 No question Languagevillage sparkle YT
ギザギザ HN120416 How do you describe the teeth of a saw? ランゲッジ jagged YT
ギラギラ HN140127 No question Languagevillage dazzle YT
(トランプを)切る HN110613 Before you play cards, what do you do with them, first? ランゲッジ shuffle YT
きしむ HN161104 My house is old so sometimes the floor make sounds when I walk. How do you describe this in English? Languagevillage creak/squeak YT
ぎりぎりセーフ HN120818 when you get on board a train just as the doors are closing, what do you say? ランゲッジ just in time YT
ぎっくり腰 HN150216 I lifted some heavy boxes and now it hurts to stand straight. How do you express that in English? Languagevillage strained back YT
利き手 HN160413 We usually use one hand more or better than the other. How do you describe it in English? Languagevillage dominant hand/left-handed or right-handed YT
切り抜ける HN120515 you were surrounded by many enermies, but you survived the situation. How do you express this situation? ランゲッジ get through YT
気が引ける Isao You found out your friend's ex-boyfriend got new girlfriend, but she doesn't know. How do you describe your feelings about telling her? Languagevillage feel bad about (something)/sheepish YT
~気味 The condition in which the degree is not extreme ランゲッジ YT
         
(お金を)くずす HN130603 If you have a five thousand yen bill, and you need change. What should you say to the cashier? ランゲッジ break YT
口パク HN160805 Some singers on TV show don't actually sing in real time but they move their mouths like they are singing.What do you call this in English? Languagevillage lip-sync YT
くすぐったい HN110810 If I touch someone else’s underarm, they will get this feeling. ランゲッジ tickle YT
口コミ HN140218 How do you describe what various people say about a shop or restaurant? Languagevillage reputation/word of mouth YT
駆除する HN111105 When you find cockroaches in your house and call the professionals; what will they do? exterminate YT
(食べ物が)腐る HN120630 When you leave milk in the fridge for a long time, what will happen to it? ランゲッジ spoil, go bad, rotten YT
ぐずる HN150406 Do you have any English expression for when a baby is unhappy or crying all the time? Languagevillage fussy YT
(頭が)くらくらする HN120819 How do you feel after blowing up a big balloon? ランゲッジ light headed YT
口をとがらす HN170809 What do children do when they don't get what they want? Languagevillage to pout YT
悔しい! HN170419 How would you express yourself after failing a test or game? Languagevillage annoyed YT
(磁石が)くっ付く HN120926 When you bring two magnets close to each other, what happens? ランゲッジ stick together YT
釘づけになる HN141119 This is what we say when you are surprised or focused or distracted and you can't move or can't look away. Languagevillage rooted to the spot/eyes fixed on (something) YT
首をかしげる Haru If someone asks us something we are not sure about, we sometimes say,"Hmm...I'm not sure", while bending our neck. Is this correct English? Haru tilting one's head YT
悔しい When you lose very close game, you will feel this. ランゲッジ frustrating YT
(道が)くねくね曲がる HN111215 The specific expression of the road which is not straight because it has so many obstacles. ランゲッジ winding YT
(ガラスなどが)くもる HN140623 What happens to a mirror in your bathroom when you take a hot shower? じゃが fog up YT
空気がぴりぴりする HN151007 Last week, my office had our monthly meeting. We were told the president would join, so it was quiet and everybody was nervous while waiting. Languagevillage The air is tense YT
くどい HN110303 How do you describe someone who keeps on talking even though you are not listening? ランゲッジ drag on/lengthly YT
口説く Yuki When you like a man/woman, you will try to do this to him/her in order to get him-her to like you. ランゲッジ to seduce YT
ぐらぐらする HN170406 What do you say when a chair is always moving when you sit down? Languagevillage wobbly YT
(決定などを)覆す HN131210 This is when you completely reverse your opinion or attitude about something. How can you describe this in English? Languagevillage do a one-eighty YT
食わず嫌い HN121115 You have never eaten something before but you don't like it. How would you describe this situation? ランゲッジ won't give (that food) a chance YT
くしゃみをする HN120607 When you catch a cold. You will this many times. ランゲッジ sneeze YT
         
気高い MIE For example, a samurai risks his life for his master. ランゲッジ noble YT
けち The person who has money but try to keep it too much. ランゲッジ cheap YT
血行が悪い HN131118 This is a problem with your blood that makes your fingers and toes cold or your face pale. What do you call this in English? Languagevillage poor circulation YT
げっぷする HN110801 To get out the gas from the stomach through the mouse. ランゲッジ burp YT
犬猿の仲 HN151020 My son and daughter are always fighting.In Japanese we say they are like dogs and monkeys. Is it the same in English? Languagevillage A and B are like cats and dogs YT
(えんぴつや木材を)削る HN140415 If your pencil is dull, what do you do? Languagevillage to sharpen/to wittle YT
         
こすりつける HN160428 Cats like to do this on their owner's leg when they want attention. How do you say this in English? Languagevillage to rub against/to rub on YT
(ドアを)こじ開ける HN131105-1 This is when you use force or strength to open something that is difficult to open. What is this action called in English? Languagevillage pry open YT
粉々になる HN120524 If you drop a glass on the floor, what will happen to the glass? ランゲッジ break (or smash) into pieces YT
転がす HN110911 When you go to the bowling alley, what will you do with a ball? ランゲッジ roll YT
ごまをする HN121224 If you want to be liked by your boss, you should praise him a lot. how would you describe this action? ランゲッジ to butter up YT
こそこそ HN170628 When you want to do something without others seeing you, what do you have to do(be)? Languagevillage sneakily YT
(眼を)こする HN110509 When you feel sleepy, what do you do with your eyes? ランゲッジ rub your eyes YT
(液体が)濃い The condition in which liquid contains much content. ランゲッジ Too thick /Too strong YT
ごまかす HN120503 You change the score of your exam before showing it to your parents. How do you describe this action? ランゲッジ deceive YT
(食べ物に)こくがある HN110605 We Japanese have special word for the taste which is not simple, do you have this kind of word? ランゲッジ rich YT
(汚れが)こびりつく HN111008 If you leave your dishes dirty long time, what happens to the dirt and dishes? ランゲッジ cake YT
(自転車を)こぐ HN130203 When you ride a bike, how do you make it go? ランゲッジ pedal YT
(船を)こぐ HN130204 When you are in a small boat, how do you make it go? ランゲッジ row YT
(生地を)こねる HN161216 When making a pizza, what do you do with the dough? Languagevillage to knead YT
言葉に詰まる HN150420 What expression applies to cases in which we have difficulty putting our thoughts into words? Languagevillage lost for words/at a loss for words YT
         
(コンセントを)差し込む HN161027 When my phone battery needs power, I connect it by a cord.How do you say this in English? Languagevillage plug (something)in or into YT
(ビデオを)再生する HN130324 when you are watching a movie, how do you describe the controls?If you want begining the movie... ランゲッジ start the movie or press play YT
さびれる HN120320 If a town has a few people in it after sometime. How would you describe this town? ランゲッジ deserted YT
裂ける HN120124 If you pull both sides of cheese in the opposite direction, what will happen to it? ランゲッジ tear YT
採点する HN120524 What will teachers do to your paper or exam after you have taken it or handed it on? ランゲッジ grade YT
サボる When you do not like to attend class and do not attend, what do you express this ? ランゲッジ To skip YT
さびる HN120319 If you put a nail out side for a long time, it will turn red. How would you describe the nail? ランゲッジ rusty YT
ざらざらした HN110105 When you touch elephant skin, you will feel this feeling. ランゲッジ rough YT
(ふとんなどをめくって)さがす HN110720 You are looking for something important under the cloth. What do you do to the cloth to get it? ランゲッジ look under YT
(ナイフを)刺す HN140204 No question Languagevillage stab YT
(トゲが)刺さる HN140204 No question Languagevillage prick YT
サクサク HN150115 How would you describe the feeling of frosted grass when you walk on it? Languagevillage crunchy YT
(ハチが)刺す HN140204 No question Languagevillage sting YT
冴えない・ぱっとしない Haru I went to see a broadway show and it was okay but it's not a must see. How would you say that in English? Haru&LV unmemorable/doesn't make a big impression/doesn't stand out YT
逆立ちする HN110612 What do you express the action which we stand by hands and arms? ランゲッジ do a handstand YT
         
じろじろ見る If you are in an eccentric fashion, everybody do this to you. ランゲッジ To stare YT
蒸発する HN121003 You leave a kettle on the stove for a long time and it runs out of water. How do you describe this situation? ランゲッジ boil dry or evaporate YT
しゃがむ HN121206 When you take a picture, you might ask people in the front row to pose like this. ランゲッジ squat YT
しわくちゃにする HN150203 No question Languagevillage to crumple YT
(ペンの蓋を)閉める HN120213 After you have finished writing with a magic pen, what will you do to the pen? ランゲッジ to shut the lid YT
(紙の)しわを伸ばす HN150203 What's the word for making crumpled paper straight out? Languagevillage to smooth out crumpled paper YT
ジグザグ HN140422 What is this pattern? Languagevillage zigzag YT
舌打ちをする HN120328 When you are very angry, what do you often do with your tangue? ランゲッジ suck your teeth YT
(足が)しびれる HN110522 When you sit folding your legs for a long time in Japanese way, what do you feel? ランゲッジ numb YT
忍び足で歩く HN121114 You walk with out making a sound. How would you describe this action? ランゲッジ tiptoe YT
縮小する HN120502 You make a photo copy that is smaller than the original. How do you describe this action? ランゲッジ reduce YT
しもやけ HN110513 In winter in very cold days, you feel painful or itchy on your finger. What do you call this symptom? ランゲッジ frostbite YT
(風船が)しぼむ HN150106 What word do you use for letting air out of something? Languagevillage deflate YT
実用化する HN120905 what will a company do after finishing research on a new technology? ランゲッジ put it into production YT
心臓がバクバク HN150303 I was driving and a deer jumped in front of the car. My heart started beating fast. How would you say that in English? Languagevillage heart pounding/racing YT
(性格が)しつこい HN120101 Describing the personality of the man who never cares even if a person keeps on saying NO. ランゲッジ persistent YT
深呼吸 HN120417 After playing sports, you have to do this action. ランゲッジ deep breath YT
しなやかな HN110110 What word do you use to express something that is not too strong and not too weak. ランゲッジ flexible YT
(ぶつけて)しびれる HN130714 You are playing sports and you hit your shoulder hard, but it's not broken.Still, you can't move it. How do you describe this? ランゲッジ go numb or go to sleep YT
神経質な HN131210 If you worry about things a lot and you are very excitable, how can you describe this in English? Languagevillage high-strung YT
(水が)しみこむ HN131113 When you pour water on dry ground, what happens to the water? Languagevillage absorb/soak up YT
(首を)しめる HN111116 A way to kill a person by putting pressure on their neck using your hands. ランゲッジ strangle YT
(文章を)修正する HN110824 If you were a teacher and have to check students’ sentences, what will you do with the sentences? ランゲッジ proof-read YT
(顔が)しわくちゃになる HN120110 When you laugh, what will happen to your face? ランゲッジ creased YT
自慢する HN140324 This is the word you use to say something impressive you or someone else has done or how wonderful you are. Languagevillage boast/brag/to be proud of YT
しらける HN160727 I was at a party and someone tried to make a joke but nobody laughed and it became quiet. How do you describe this in English? Languagevillage to be unamused/to spoil (the mood) YT
下腹がぽっこりする HN110917 As we grow older, we tend to get fat at the bottom of our belly. How do we describe this? ランゲッジ beer belly YT
(目や傷に)しみる HN110327 How would you describe the feeling you get when you have a swim in the beach when you have a cut? ランゲッジ sting YT
舌を出す HN170301 When you tease someone, sometimes you do this with your tongue. What do you call it in English? Languagevillage stick out your tongue YT
しぼる HN110407 You use a cloth to clean your kitchen top. Afterwards, you wash your cloth and do this. ランゲッジ to take out, to squeeze out YT
収穫する HN120804 Farmers bring in the grain in the fall. How do you describe this action? ランゲッジ harvest YT
         
ずらす HN120511 Apencil is across from you on a desk. What will you do to bring the pencil closer to you? ランゲッジ shift YT
すねる HN110718 You have two kids and you bought a toy for the only one kid. What does the other do? ランゲッジ pout YT
すりおろす HN150210 I like to use carrots in salads but I rub them until they are very small. What is the word for that action? Languagevillage to grate YT
(クリームを)すりこむ HN120227 When you use a cream on your hand, you have to do this action? ランゲッジ rub~in YT
すっとぼける HN140723 What is it called when you pretend to be not involved with or know anything about something, even though you actually do? Languagevillage play dumb YT
スースーする HN150316 How do you describe the feeling you get when you eat peppermint? Languagevillage minty YT
すりむく HN150915 My son fell off his bicycle and his knee rubbed against the road. Do you have any expression for that? Languagevillage skin/scrape YT
(ストローなどで)吸う HN101203 To get beverage with a straw. ランゲッジ drink with a straw YT
裾上げをする HN170308 If your pants are too long, what do you do? Languagevillage hem-up YT
図々しい HN151231 My brother always says rude things that hurt other people but he doesn't care. How can I describe his character in English? Languagevillage cheeky/shameless YT
(狭いところを)すり抜ける HN110816 You have to drive the car on the very narrow place. How do you express the action of your car? ランゲッジ slip YT
(お茶などを)すする HN141105 How do you drink coffee when it's very hot? Languagevillage sip YT
ずるい HN120131 After you collect as many toys as you can, your brother takes them all, what will you say about him? ランゲッジ unfair YT
(音をたてて)すする HN130602 When Japanese people eat noodles, they usually do this. ランゲッジ slurp YT
(~しないで)すむ mio We planned to go on a trip, but my friend got sick. It turned out that the plane we were supposed to get on crushed and our lives were saved. How do we describe this situation? mio and LV Thank God ~ YT
すすぐ HN120209 After washing dishes with detergent, what will you do to them? ランゲッジ rinse YT
すきま HN111023 The space between the things ランゲッジ gap YT
(ピントが)ずれている HN140108 When the edges of something in a picture are not clear, how do you describe this picture in English? Languagevillage out of focus/blurry YT
すりつぶす HN111123 To make potato salad, what kind action do you take? ランゲッジ mush YT
         
世辞(おせいじ) To praise someone`s good point by exaggarating. ランゲッジ flattery YT
せっかち HN160506 What words do you use to describe someone who is always in a hurry? Languagevillage hasty and impatient YT
先輩 HN130915 What do you call a person who joined a group or company before you? ランゲッジ superior, upper classmate , senior YT
清々する HN150601 Do you have any English expression when you are relieved of something or someone that bothers you? Languagevillage to be rid of YT
背伸びをする HN150706 What is the action for reaching higher? Languagevillage stand on tiptoe/strech YT
(締切が)迫る HN120712 You heve to finish your home work by today. How would you call this situation? ランゲッジ deadline YT
         
そわそわする HN120720 The baby will be born soo. How would your hasband act? ランゲッジ fidgety YT
ゾッとする HN120522 At night, you saw a spider crawling across the wall totally out of blue and you are scared to deth. How would you describe the situation? norin get chills YT
(目を)そらす HN120508 You are too shy. When a pretty girl looks at you, what will you do? ランゲッジ look away YT
(くつを)そろえる Michi To put one's shoes side by side, to make it look neat. Michi to arrange shoes YT
(背中を)反る HN101203 To bend your back to back side. ランゲッジ To bend your back to back side. YT
         
(洗濯物等を)たたむ HN110526 After you take laundry into your house, what do you do for them? ランゲッジ fold YT
(苦しみに)耐える HN110727 Not to run away from the pain or difficulty and to stand. ランゲッジ stand strong or hang in there YT
たくましい HN110830 Imagine you are Stallone, how do you express your body? ランゲッジ ripped YT
ダシ HN20131118 These are cooking liquids made by boiling meat and/or vegetables. What are they called in English? Languagevillage stocks YT
だらしない HN110331 It is another word to describe a dirty room. ランゲッジ untidy YT
立ち直る HN120714 If you fail at something but don't lose hope and try again. How do you describe this situation? ランゲッジ got over, recovered from YT
(ぶつけて)脱臼する HN130715 You are playing sports and you hit your shoulder hard, but it's not broken.Still, you can't move it. How do you describe this? ランゲッジ dislocate YT
駄々をこねる HN170621 What would a child do if he can not have something he wants? Languagevillage throw a tantrum YT
だるい HN101129 When you get sick or after you finish very hard work, you will feel this. ランゲッジ sluggish YT
         
調子に乗る HN140610 How can we describe the actions of a person who gets excited and continues doing something, but does too much? Languagevillage get carried away/push (one's) luck/going a bit too far YT
着払い HN121108 You have to pay for a package after you receive it. How would you describe this situation? ランゲッジ cash on delivery (C.O.D.) YT
千鳥足で歩く HN120329 When you drink too much, how do you describe the way you walk? ランゲッジ stagger YT
宙返りする HN110430 Imagine what the gymnasts do in the air. What do you call this? ランゲッジ mid air somersault YT
(お酒などを)ちびちび飲む HN141105 How do you make a drink last a long time? Languagevillage sip YT
チクチクする HN141015 How does it feel when you pet a capybara? Languagevillage prickly YT
縮む HN120405 If you wash a pair of jeans and put it in the dryer, it will become smaller. how do you describe this situation? ランゲッジ shrink YT
窒息する HN120805 If the earth loses its air, what will happen to all living creatures? ランゲッジ suffocate YT
チカチカ HN140127 No question Languagevillage flash YT
知恵熱が出る HN140330 When you learned too many new things, and your brain is tired, what do you call this in English? Languagevillage burnt out/over whelmed/over stimulated YT
ちぐはぐ The situation in which two stories are not logically matched . ランゲッジ be all mixed up YT
ちぎれる HN170524 What would you say when a part of an old shirt was removed by accident? Languagevillage torn-off YT
沈殿する AYA Tiny solids go to the bottom in the liquid(ex:salad dressing, vegetable) How do you describe the solid status? AYA to settle YT
         
(トイレが)詰まる HN140310 What is the word that means something cannot pass through a place? Languagevillage to be clogged YT
(鼻が)詰まる HN140310 What is the word that means something cannot pass through a place? Languagevillage to be blocked YT
突っつく HN110719 Small kids tease a snake with a thin stick, what do you express this action physically? ランゲッジ poke YT
つまみ食いをする HN110416 Let's say that you start eating a bit of the food prepared for dinner before everyone else. ランゲッジ sneak a bite YT
ツボにはまる HN151029 I saw a video of a baby who couldn't stop laughing when her dog sneezed. How else can I say this in English? Languagevillage tickles one's funny bone/cracks one up YT
突き刺す HN170127 How do you describe the action of preparing Yakitori before grilling? Languagevillage to stick YT
つまづく HN101129 To hit your toe at small stone or something and get about to fall. ランゲッジ To trip YT
(排水溝などが)詰まる HN110327 How would you describe the situation where the water in your sink can not flow freely? ランゲッジ clogged YT
(ボトルを)つぶす HN150701 No question Languagevillage crush the bottle YT
(胸倉を)つかむ 111227 When you are about to fight someone, you will do this action with your hands, how would you describe this situation? ランゲッジ sieze YT
(皮膚が)つっぱる HN150428 Sometimes my face is so dry, I can't even smile. Is there an expression for that? Languagevillage taut skin YT
つねる HN150518 My kids like to play rough. For example, my son will sometimes hold his sister's skin with two fingers and squeeze. Is there a word for that? Languagevillage pinch YT
(電灯を)つるす HN110528 When you look up to the ceiling and find the bulb light with a string, what do you express its situation? ランゲッジ hang YT
(表面が)つるつるしている HN110604 What do you explain the surface of the ice? ランゲッジ slippery YT
積み重ねる HN120512 When you make a house using blocks, you have to do this action. How do you describe this action? ランゲッジ pile up YT
(知識を)つめこむ HN120423 You memorized a lot of materials. How do you express this action? ランゲッジ cram YT
(足が)つる HN120208 After doing sports for a long period of time, your foot will hurt suddenly. How would you describe this? ランゲッジ cramp YT
         
てれる HN120130 If your friends praise you for a tiny detail frequently, how are you going to feel? ランゲッジ embarrassed YT
(電灯などで)照らす To orient a flash light to be able to see something in the dark. ランゲッジ turn on~ YT
電卓を叩く HN110930 When you manipulate a calculator,how do you express your fingers' action? ランゲッジ calculating YT
(仕事等の)手を抜く HN111106 You are a good technician who can take care of the work perfectly, but you do not finish your work perfectly. ランゲッジ cut corners YT
でこぼこな HN111214 How do you express the condition of the path you ride on a Mountain bike? ランゲッジ bumpy YT
手招きする HN160624 Japanese people do this action to call someone and have them come close. Is there an English word for this? Languagevillage to beckon YT
てんてこまい HN151222 The train station during rush hour are busy with people who going to and from work. Is there any English expression for this? Languagevillage bustle YT
点滅する HN110415 Before a traffic turns red, the green light does this. ランゲッジ blink YT
         
鳥肌が立つ HN120605 When you feel colg or see the terrible scene, what would happen to your skin? ランゲッジ goose bump YT
(水に)溶かす HN111014 When you pour powder medicine into a glass of water, what will happen to it? ランゲッジ dissolve YT
とんとん拍子 HN160819 We use this word to describe when things are going without any trouble and quickly. What would you say in English? Languagevillage (go)smoothly/(go off)without a hitch/(go)swimmingly YT
(泥が)飛び散る まゆ When you step in a muddy puddle, what will happen next? まゆ splash YT
どろどろ HN140904 How do you describe soup or stew that does not pour smoothly? Languagevillage thick/syrupy YT
投稿する HN120123 You give a word that you don’t understand to this website, what do you use to express this action? ランゲッジ contribute YT
(ナイフを)研ぐ When you find a knife dull, you will do this to make it sharp. ランゲッジ To Sharpen a knife YT
どんでん返し HN111107 In the soccer game, it was going well for the team A, but at the last moment, team B won a point and defeated team A. ランゲッジ surprise ending YT
(糸を針に)通す HN110507 When you want to sew your cloth, what do you do with the needle and string? ランゲッジ pass  through YT
         
なぞる HN120516 You put a clear paper over the picture and draw a picture. How do you express this action? ランゲッジ trace YT
(相手を)なめる When you have a match with another and you think he or she is weaker than you, you will feel this or do this. ランゲッジ Look down on YT
舐める HN141230 What is the action your tongue makes when you stick it out to taste something? Languagevillage lick YT
(頭を)なでる HN120129 If your dog does a good job, what will you do to its head? ランゲッジ rub YT
なだめる HN160609 If someone gets angry, what do you try to do? Languagevillage to calm someone's anger/soothe YT
なつかしい HN110523 When you come back to your hometown after long period, what do you feel? ランゲッジ No word(reminisce) YT
斜め HN110101 The condition which the Pissa Tower of Italy is leaning. How do you express it? ランゲッジ at an angle YT
ナンパする nikoniko This is what you do when you see a pretty girl that you don't know that you want to talk to. ランゲッジ pick someone up YT
情けない HN110115 If you are not good at anything, you will feel like you are worthless. How can you describe this feeling? ランゲッジ pathetic YT
(カードを)並べる HN110706 Before the fortune telling, fortune teller does this action on cards. ランゲッジ line up YT
なぐさめる HN111219 If a girl is crying in front of you, what will you do to her? ランゲッジ comfort YT
生意気 HN120707 Your younger brother tells you what to do. How would you describe his action? ランゲッジ have the audacity YT
         
肉離れをおこす HN150224 At the gym, I hurt one of my muscles. Would you say I separated my muscle in English? Languagevillage have one's muscle torn or pulled YT
にやける HN151105 When you see a person whom you love, what facial expression do you have? Languagevillage grin YT
握りつぶす HN140430 My son asked me for some pocket money to buy a new video game, but his grades have dropped this term. What do I do? トガミ quash/shelve YT
にらむ When you are defiant to someone, you will see him or her with this action with your eye. ランゲッジ give (someone) a cut eye YT
にじむ HN170427 When painting with water colors, sometimes the colors blend together. What do you call this? Languagevillage seeping YT
似ている HN140108 How do you describe it when two things are very similar or one thing reminds you of the other? Languagevillage look like YT
         
濡れ衣を着せる HN150810 My son broke a glass and told me that his sister did it. Is there another way to say this in English? Languagevillage accuse somebody falsely/frame somebody YT
ぬるい HN140318 How can we describe the temperature of something that is not hot, but not cold? Languagevillage lukewarm/room temperature YT
ヌメる The condition in which the surface of the water animals. ランゲッジ slimy YT
寝ぼける HN141015 How do you describe the feeling when you just woke up and you aren't thinking clearly? Languagevillage still be half-asleep YT
(ソースやジャムを)ぬる HN131113 When you eat toast, what do you do with the jam? Or when you eat Okonomiyaki, what do you do with the sauce? Languagevillage spread YT
         
(粘土などを)練る To make bread or noodles, you will do this action to flour. ランゲッジ To knead YT
猫舌 ジェル If you can not eat hot( temperature) things, we Japanese say you have \\\"Cat\\\'s tongue\\\". Do you have this kind of expression? ランゲッジ No word YT
捻挫する HN10817 When you injure your ankle, but do not break the bone. What do you call this? ランゲッジ sprain YT
寝返りをうつ HN140318 While you sleep,you sometimes move to your right side or left side. What do you call this movement? Languagevillage toss and turn/roll over YT
(首を)寝違える HN120228 When you sleep in a strange form, you feel pain on your neck. How do you express this situation? ランゲッジ crick YT
寝癖 HN110621 Just after you wake up and see your hair with the mirror, what do you see on it? ランゲッジ bed hair YT
念のため HN130410 The weather is good but you take an umbrella anyway. If your friend asks you why, what do you say? ランゲッジ just in case YT
猫背 HN160420 I sometimes bend my back when I'm sitting. How do you describe that in English? Languagevillage slouch YT
         
(成長の)伸びしろ HN150713 I let my daughter take gymnastics lessons because she is flexible. I think she can get better. How can I say that in English? Languagevillage potential/ room for growth YT
のん気な The expression to explain the personality which people do not care about some kind of danger. ランゲッジ carefree YT
のどがむずむずする HN141022 How does your throat feel when you just start getting sick? Languagevillage scratchy throat YT
ノリがいい HN161021 I have a friend who always starts dancing when she hears music. How can I describe her in English? Languagevillage bubbly YT
のぞく HN120606 You suddenly hear a noise downstairs. What will you do? ランゲッジ peep YT
(リズムに)のる HN111129 When you listen to music, your body begins to move to the music. How do you express this action? ランゲッジ get into the rhythm YT
(生地を)のばす HN161216 When making a pizza, what do you do with the dough? Languagevillage to stretch YT
         
ハモる Megumi When you sing with someone, you have to do this to make a nice sound. What do you call this in English? Languagevillage harmonize YT
話をそらす HN150526 I sometimes forget what I originally planned to talk about and start speaking about other things. Is there an English word for this? Languagevillage to digress/to stray from the topic YT
はきはきしている HN110923 You are the best student in your class and make comments very often. What do you express your attitude? ランゲッジ attentive YT
鼻をかむ HN110402 This is what you do when you have a runny nose. ランゲッジ to blow your nose YT
(相手を)はめる HN131202 This is when you make people think that someone committed a crime when they are actually innocent. What do you call this in English? Languagevillage frame YT
歯ぎしりをする HN150616 What is it called when someone rubs their teeth together? Languagevillage grind one's teeth YT
バトンタッチ HN160826 In relay races,one runner gives the stick to the next. How do you say this in English? Languagevillage pass the baton YT
(ビデオを)早送りする HN130326 when you are watching a movie, how do you describe the controls?If you want to skip ahead... ランゲッジ fast-forward YT
(趣味などに)はまる HN131205 This is when you become very interested in something new. What do you call this in English? Languagevillage get into/get hooked on YT
早い者勝ち HN101129 The earlier get benefit Languagevillage First come First serve YT
歯がゆい けいちゃん When you try to do something, but it is not good and your heart get irritated or annoyed. How do you express this condition? ランゲッジ frustrated YT
(地面を)這う HN141216 What do you call the way insects move? Languagevillage crawl YT
(絵の具が)はみ出す HN120109 When you are coloring a book, if you are careless, what will happen? ランゲッジ stick out YT
(水などを)はじく HN140224 No question Languagevillage repel YT
半ドア Hn1207005 Even though you thought you shut the car door properly, it was not completly shut. How do you describe this situation? Norin left the door open, ajar YT
鼻水をすする HN141111 When you have a runny nose, what sound do you make? Languagevillage sniffle YT
禿げる HN110401 This happens to men's hair as they get old. ランゲッジ to be balding, to be loosing one's hair YT
(指で)はじく HN140224 No question Languagevillage flick YT
腫れる It's what happens with your skin when someone or something hits you. ランゲッジ To swell YT
八方美人 HN140604 How do you describe a person who acts nice to everybody all the time for fear of being disliked? Norin people pleaser YT
(ラベルを)はがす HN150701 No question Languagevillage peel off YT
バツが悪い When you happen to behave inappropriately, you will feel this. ランゲッジ embarrass YT
鼻がつんとする HN161124 What kind of expressions do you have when you eat Wasabi? Languagevillage burns one's nose/stings one's nose YT
バッテリーがあがる HN120719 You left the car with the light on for one night,so you can't start the engine. How would you describe this situation? ランゲッジ battery died/dead YT
バランスを失う HN120117 If you put too much weight to one side of the scale, what will happen to it? ランゲッジ overbalance YT
流行る HN101204 The situation in which the products or people get popular among the society. ランゲッジ be popular YT
         
卑怯な HN131217 If someone is easily frightened or not brave, how do you describe them in English? Languagevillage a coward/cowardly YT
ピカピカ HN140127 No question Languagevillage twinkle YT
ピンでとめる HN111228 How do you express the action of putting a paper on the wall using a pin? ランゲッジ pin YT
ひったくる HN121225 When you walk, someone comes up from behind you and takes your bag. How would you describe their action? ランゲッジ snatch YT
(蛇口を)ひねる HN120207 When you want to get water from the faucet, what will you do to it? ランゲッジ turn YT
ピンとくる HN120509 When you suddenly remember or understand something,how would you describe this situation? ランゲッジ ring a bell YT
ひりひりする HN160209 Sometimes when you get a cut, you feel a pain if it touches water. How can I say this in English? Languagevillage sharp pain/sting/smart YT
ひっかく HN110417 Cats attack people or other animals by doing this. ランゲッジ scratch YT
引っこ抜く HN170113 My 4 year old son,will lose his teeth. I try to take it. What is my action called? Languagevillage to pull out YT
ひびが入る HN111124 When you drop a glass and it gets damaged but not completely broken, how do you describe this situation? ランゲッジ cracked YT
(才能や能力を)引き出す HN140709 How do you describe making someone realize his/her own potential or hidden talent and helping them develop it? じゃが bring out YT
(雨に濡れて)びしょびしょ HN110705 When you get very wet by a lot of rain, do you have specific expression for this situation? ランゲッジ soaking wet YT
(塩や砂糖を)ひとつまみ HN110628 How do you express the way you deal with salt or sugar by finger? ランゲッジ a pinch YT
(頭を)ひっこめる HN121206 When you take a picture, you might ask people in the front row to pose like this. ランゲッジ duck YT
ひっかかる HN170217 A cord on the floor tied up my foot when I was walking and I fell down. How do you describe this? Languagevillage be caught in/be stuck in YT
ひっかかる HN120514 When flying your kite, it got stuck in a tree. How do you express this situation? ランゲッジ catch in (or on ) YT
ピンからキリまで HN101204 When you are asked the range of extent of something and you find it from low extent to high extent, you will express like this. ランゲッジ YT
平手打ち HN160218 I saw my friend use her hand and hit her boyfriend's face. How would you say this in English? Languagevillage slap YT
         
(ペットボトルの)蓋を開ける HN150701 No question Languagevillage twist it open YT
(ペットボトルの)蓋を閉める HN150701 No question Languagevillage twist it close YT
(考え方などが)ぶれる HN110426 When politicians are pressured,they easily change their opinions. What word can you use to describe that? ランゲッジ waver YT
ぶらぶら歩く HN121012 You walk in the park in a very relaxed way. How would you describe this action? ランゲッジ take a stroll YT
(瓶やボトルを)振る HN140819 No question Languagevillage to shake YT
分散する When people are making long line for buying tickets, suddenly another resister open. What is going to happen to the line? ランゲッジ split up YT
深く座る HN120101 How do you express the action of sitting on a chair with your hip touching the back of it? ランゲッジ sit back YT
(サイコロを)ふる HN140819 No question Languagevillage to roll/throw (dice) YT
(塩を)ふる HN140819 No question Languagevillage to sprinkle YT
不意打ちをする HN120321 When you are playing a game and the enermy attacks you from behind. How would you describe this situation? ランゲッジ a surprise attack YT
ぶかぶか/だぶだぶ HN170726 How do you describe very loose-fitting clothing? Languagevillage baggy YT
(足を)踏み鳴らす HN130125 After you put new shoes on, you usually do this. ランゲッジ stamp or stomp YT
(風船が)膨らむ HN150106 What word do you use for putting air into something? Languagevillage inflate YT
ふわふわした HN110108 How would you describe a sheep\\\'s hair? ランゲッジ flaffy YT
         
ぺちゃんこになる HN111201 If Gozzilla steps on a car, what will happen to it? ランゲッジ crushed YT
(表面が)べとつく HN111009 If you don’t wash your face for 1 day long and touch it, what feeling do you feel? ランゲッジ clammy YT
平行な When you see a square, what do you express the condition in which the line of the top and the line of the bottom are? ランゲッジ parallel YT
へこむ HN110408 What would happen if you run into a car with your bicycle? ランゲッジ dent YT
         
ボタンを掛ける HN120628 when you put on a shirt, you will do this action. How would you call this action? ランゲッジ button up YT
頬杖をつく Haru There is an action people do when they are sleepy or sometimes thinking. Can you tell me how to describe it in English? Haru&LV resting one's chin in one's hand YT
頬を赤らめる HN151214 My cheeks turned red when my boyfriend told me I was beautiful. Is there a word for that in English? Languagevillage blush YT
ボタンを外す HN120629 When you take off a shirt, you will do this action. How would you call this action? ランゲッジ un button YT
頬がこける HN151208 When I got sick, I lost so much weight that my cheeks looked like Johnny Depp's. How can I express this in English? Languagevillage has hollow cheeks/cheeks are hollw YT
(服が)ぼろぼろになる HN170524 How would you describe an old shirt that has holes and the color has faded? Languagevillage tattered YT
ぼける HN161007 When you get old, you start to forget things easily. Is there an English word for this? Languagevillage go senile YT
ほらを吹く HN161011 My friend always says she is fit but when we climbed Mt.Takao she wanted to give up quickly. How would you describe her? Languagevillage to talk big YT
(鼻くそを)ほじる HN110726 To remove the waste in the nose, how do you express more naturally? ランゲッジ to pick your nose YT
ボタンを掛け違える HN150625 Sometimes I'm in a hurry, I will put the buttons in the wrong loops on my shirt. How would you say that? Languagevillage misbutton YT
ぼろぼろの The condition in which the materials are terribly damaged and look very bad. ランゲッジ worn out YT
掘る HN160616 If you want to put something underground, what do you have to do first? Languagevillage to dig YT
ポタポタ落ちる HN120222 When you sweat a lot on your face and it falls down from your face, how do you express the way it falls? ランゲッジ drip YT
ぼーっとする HN110825 In a boring class, when you are not thinking about anything. How do you express this action? ランゲッジ zone out YT
ホッチキスでとめる HN140415 If you are using a stapler, what action do you do? Languagevillage to staple YT
         
的のずれた HN160929 My friend said Keiko Kitagawa is beautiful but I asked him if she is a good actress. How would you describe his answer in English? Languagevillage beside the point YT
迷う The situation when you cannot choose a certain thing because you do not know what is good or bad. ランゲッジ To be not sure YT
まめな HN120418 An employee who pays attention to evert detail. How do you describe his action? ランゲッジ meticulous YT
混ぜる HN140305 No question Languagevillage stir/mix/combine YT
(人ごみに)紛れ込む HN120510 You are a spy. When you are running away from your enemy,you find the crowd. What will you do in the crowd? ランゲッジ disappear into YT
(約束を)守る HN121129 If you make a promise to meet someone at 8 o'clock, you have to be on time if you want to do this. ランゲッジ keep one's word YT
まとわりつく HN140422 How do you describe a person who always wants to be close to another person? Languagevillage clingy YT
(紙を)丸める HN110508 When you need to put your certification in to the cylinder,what do you do? ランゲッジ roll up YT
(何かを)またぐ HN110527 When you find a low obstacle on the road, what do you do to continue to go forward? ランゲッジ step over YT
任せろ HN111025 When your friend worries about if you can handle the work or not, you will say to him “―――”. ランゲッジ bring it on YT
負けず嫌い HN111010 The kid has the personality that never wants to admit that he lost the game. What do you express the personality? ランゲッジ sore loser YT
まわる HN130310 If you fall asleep on the Yamanote Line, what will happen? ランゲッジ go around YT
まわる HN130309 When you turn on a fan, what happens to the blades? ランゲッジ spin YT
間際 HN120721 Just when you are about to leave the house, your mother calls you back inside. How would you describe this situation? ランゲッジ just before YT
(ビデオを)巻き戻す HN130325 when you are watching a movie, how do you describe the controls?If you want to go back... ランゲッジ rewind YT
         
(人は)みかけによらない HN120422 You meet a woman who is petite and ladylike but you find out she is a Karate champion. ランゲッジ Don't judge a book by its cover. YT
水をためる HN160601 I want my husband to get the swimming pool ready for summer. What should I say in English? Languagevillage fill something with water YT
耳あか HN110515 The thing that will accumulate in your ear. ランゲッジ earwax YT
水を流す To let water go ランゲッジ To flush YT
みじめな HN120713 You did your best on the game but you lost by a huge margin. How would you feel? ランゲッジ miserable YT
         
(鼻が)むずむずする HN131113 When you have a cold or allergies, sometimes your nose feels uncomfortable like this. How do you describe this situation in English? Languagevillage a tickle in my nose YT
(~の方を)向く NH110603 When you find something interesting, at the certain direction, what do you do first? ランゲッジ turn to look YT
(せっかく~したのに)無駄になった HN140115 When you work hard at something, but in the end your efforts are meaningless, how do you describe this in English? Languagevillage What a waste YT
(靴の中が)蒸れる HN110612 At the end of the day. Your foot feels "very-humid" with your sweat. How do you describe it? まゆまゆ get swetty YT
むしろ HN101205 The phrase you use for the situation in which when everyone thinks it in a certain way as common sense but the fact is opposite. ランゲッジ YT
浮腫む HN140916 When some part of your body is bigger than normal, how do you describe that? Languagevillage swollen/puffy YT
虫歯になる HN150309 I've been having toothaches lately. Maybe there are holes in my teeth. Is that natural English? Languagevillage get a cavity YT
         
女々しい HN160916 The Japanese group called Golden Bomber has a song about this. How would say it in English? Languagevillage effeminate YT
面積をもとめる HN111001 In the case of rectangle, the length of short line times the length of long line. How do you describe this action? ランゲッジ calculating the area YT
めまい When you are too tired, you feel the world you see is going around. What do you express this? ランゲッジ dizzy YT
目を細める HN140825 What is it called when you close your eyes partly to see something better or because it's too bright? Languagevillage squint YT
目が充血する HN110831 You did not get enough sleep and your eyes are red. How do you express it? ランゲッジ blood-shot YT
面倒くさい You found the easiest way , but you are forced to do by more complicated way. What do you say? ランゲッジ pain in the ass YT
(パラパラと)めくる HN170224 When you look for something in a book, what do you do? Languagevillage flip through (the pages of a book) YT
目をパチパチ HN170802 How would you describe your eyes closing and opening quickly or rapidly? Languagevillage blinking YT
めり込む HN140702 No question Languagevillage to sink into/ to cave in YT
目が回る HN141202 When you spin your body too fast, what feeling do you get? Languagevillage dizzy YT
         
もやもやする HN111122 Imagine that today is the day of announcement of test result, how do you describe your feeling ? ランゲッジ gloomy YT
もじもじする HN150120 When you want to say something or have an action, you can't do them with embarrassment and shame for a while./When you stand in front of a person who you like, you can't make a decision. How do you call this? ぴーちゃん/hareharu to hesitate (nervously) YT
もがく HN120221 When you have too much suffering, what will happen to you? ランゲッジ writhe YT
(水が)漏れそう Nana I have a plastic bag which contains water, but the bag is very thin, so water will run out easily or soon. What would you say in English? Nana seems it will leak/may(or might)leak YT
(口を)もごもご HN170719 How would you describe the action of speaking too quietly? Languagevillage mumble YT
元払い HN121107 you have to pay for a package before you reseive it. How would you describe this situation? ランゲッジ prepayment or cash up-front YT
もち肌 natsu26 What word can you use to describe healthy skin? ランゲッジ soft or youthful YT
(肩を)もむ HN101130 When you are very tired and feel your shoulders very stiff, what do you want someone to do for your shoulders? ランゲッジ To massage YT
         
(お湯で)やけどする HN131105-4 When you touch hot water, this will happen. What do you call it in English? Languagevillage scald YT
(ストーブなどで)やけどする HN131105-3 When you touch a stove, this will happen. What do you call it in English? Languagevillage burn YT
やらせ To make TV programs more interesting, they prepare fakes in advance. What do you call this? ランゲッジ staged YT
(紙を)破る HN121128 When your receipt is printed, the casher does this, then gives it to you. ランゲッジ tear YT
         
ゆがむ HN120804 When you bend a thin board, what will happen to it? ランゲッジ warp YT
緩める HN170524 What would you say when you open your shirt or untie a shoelace? Languagevillage loosen YT
指をはさむ HN150930 My 3-year-old son tried to open the cabinet and his finger got stuck. Is there another way to say this? Languagevillage get a finger caught in YT
湯気が立つ HN110425 You will see this "white thing" when you are boiling water. How do you call this? ランゲッジ steam YT
優柔不断な HN110826 You are the prime minister of Japan, but you do not have enough confidence, and you cannot make a decision. What do you express this? ランゲッジ indecisive YT
指などをはさむ HN110118 when you close the door, you accidentally put your finger between the door and the wall. How do you express this action? ランゲッジ close the door on my finger. YT
指を鳴らす いーたん People sometimes make a rythum using their fingers while they are singing. How would you describe that action in English? いーたん to snap your fingers YT
雪をかく HN170210 When there is heavy snow,I have to clean outside my house. What do you call this in English? Languagevillage to rake away snow/to shovel snow YT
ゆるい The condition in which materials contain water and are soft. ランゲッジ watery YT
         
よちよち歩き HN170609 How would you describe a young baby walking? Languagevillage totter YT
要領を得ない When you experience something at the first time, you do not know how to deal with it well. What do you express? ランゲッジ pointless YT
よくある Yuki How would you describe a situation that always happens? ランゲッジ It happens all the time. YT
寄り道をする HN120327 When we were children, we often didn't go straight home after school. What do you call this? ランゲッジ hang around YT
よだれを垂らす HN141126 What do you call it when liquid unintentionally comes out of your mouth? Languagevillage drool YT
夜ふかし HN160202 My daughter didn't sleep much when she was preparing for her exams. Are there any English expressions for this? Languagevillage night owl/staying up late YT
(人の)弱みにつけこむ HN140715 You know someone's deep, dark secret so, you are blackmailing them. How would you describe this situation? Languagevillage take advantage of someone's weakness YT
(ボールを)よける HN111114 Using your instinct, if a ball is about to hit you. What will you do? ランゲッジ dodge the ball YT
         
らちがあかない ラグリマ When two parties are arguing about something, and neither side is willing to compromise, what do you call the situation? ラグリマ&Languagevillage come to a standstill YT
(行動が)~らしい HN120706 He is a careless man. If he makes a mistake, nobody is not surprised and says this. ランゲッジ just like YT
         
累乗する HN131127 How do you say these in English? 10^2 8^3 2^4 4^5 Languagevillage squared,cubed,(x)to the power of (n),(x)to the (n)th YT
         
ろれつが回らない HN141209 What do you call the way of speaking after drinking too much? Languagevillage slurred speech YT
ろ過する HN131118 This is when you clean water by removing something from it. What do you call this in English? Languagevillage filter YT
         
(列に)割り込む HN110429 If you are in a hurry in a long line, what do you want to do? ランゲッジ cut in line YT
わざわざ~する Even though you are very busy, you still do something to make someone happy. What do you call this kind of condition? take the trouble YT

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