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Compilation of some vocab of the shadowing book series


105 entriesCreated by #53256 — Last modified: 2016-08-29 17:34:11
横 【よこ】① horizontal (as opposed to vertical), lying down ② side-to-side (as opposed to front-to-back), width, breadth ③ side (of a box, etc.) ④ beside, aside, next to ⑤ unconnected
緑 【みどり】① green ② greenery (esp. fresh verdure)
暇 【ひま】① spare time, free time, leisure ② time off, day off, vacation, holiday, leave ③ quitting (one's job), firing someone, divorcing (one's spouse) ④ (of one's time) free, (of one's business) slow ⑤ leaving, departing
以外 【いがい】with the exception of, excepting
格好 【かっこう】① shape, form, posture, appearance, manner ② suitability, moderateness (in price)
乗り換える 【のりかえる】to transfer (trains), to change (bus, train)
趣味 【しゅみ】hobby, tastes, preference
しつこいinsistent, obstinate
そっとsoftly, gently, quietly, secretly
ぴったりexactly, neatly, sharp
大した 【たいした】considerable, great, important, significant, a big deal
意外 【いがい】unexpected, surprising
目立つ 【めだつ】to be conspicuous, to stand out
料金 【りょうきん】fee, charge, fare
一流 【いちりゅう】first-class, top grade, school (of art), foremost, top-notch, unique
感心 【かんしん】admiration, Well done!
事情 【じじょう】circumstances, consideration, conditions, situation, reasons
側 【そば】near, close, beside, vicinity, proximity, besides, while
望み 【のぞみ】① wish, desire, hope ② prospect, expectation, (one's) hopes
理想 【りそう】ideal, dream
満点 【まんてん】perfect score
感覚 【かんかく】sense, sensation, feeling, intuition
機能 【きのう】function, facility, faculty, feature
限る 【かぎる】to restrict, to limit, to confine
遅刻 【ちこく】lateness, late coming
届く 【とどく】① to reach, to arrive, to get through, to get at ② to be attentive, to pay attention ③ to be delivered, to carry (e.g. sound)
変更 【へんこう】change, modification, alteration, revision, amendment
夫婦 【ふうふ】married couple, spouses, husband and wife, couple, pair
豪華 【ごうか】wonderful, gorgeous, splendor, splendour, pomp, extravagance
瞬間 【しゅんかん】moment, second, instant
微妙 【びみょう】① delicate, subtle, sensitive ② difficult, delicate (situation), complicated ③ doubtful, questionable, dicey
目標 【もくひょう】mark, objective, target
まさかby no means, never!, well, I never!, you don't say!
そこでso, accordingly, now, then, thereupon, therefore
わざとon purpose
何しろ 【なにしろ】at any rate, anyhow, anyway, in any case
未満 【みまん】less than, insufficient
お邪魔します 【おじゃまします】① excuse me for disturbing (interrupting) you ② greeting used on going to someone's home
応援 【おうえん】aid, assistance, help, reinforcement, rooting, barracking, support, cheering
高級 【こうきゅう】high class, high grade
物騒 【ぶっそう】dangerous, disturbed, insecure
直径 【ちょっけい】diameter
さすが① as one would expect ② still, all the same ③ even... (e.g. "even a genius...")
痒い 【かゆい】itchy, itching
じっくりdeliberately, carefully
解ける 【ほどける】to come untied, to come apart
区 【く】ward, district, section
志望 【しぼう】wish, desire, ambition
診療 【しんりょう】medical examination and treatment, diagnosis
動機 【どうき】motive, incentive, motif
本場 【ほんば】home, habitat, center, centre, best place, genuine
未練 【みれん】lingering affection, attachment, regret, regrets, reluctance
襟 【えり】neck, collar, lapel, neckband
行ける 【いける】to look (taste, etc.) good
もしかしてperhaps, possibly
とりあえずat once, first of all, for the time being, for now
はまる① to fit, to get into, to go into ② to be fit for (a job, etc.), to be suited for, to satisfy (conditions) ③ to fall into, to plunge into, to get stuck, to get caught ④ to be deceived, to be taken in, to fall into a trap ⑤ to be addicted to, to be deep into, to be crazy about, to be stuck on
ガタガタrattle, clatter
ガチャン(with a) slamming noise, (with a) banging noise, (with a) clash, (with a) clank, (with a) bang
ぎりぎり① at the last moment, just barely ② grinding sound
ごちゃごちゃ① jumble, mix up ② complaining about various things
せっかちhasty, impatient
わくわくtremble, get nervous, excitedly, thrilled
あたり前 【あたりまえ】① natural, reasonable, obvious ② usual, common, ordinary
ああいうthat sort of, like that
長持ち 【ながもち】① long-lasting, long-wearing, wears well ② nagamochi, large oblong chest (for clothing, personal effects, etc.)
たいしたことないtrivial, not amounting to much
早め 【はやめ】early
楽観的 【らっかんてき】optimistic, hopeful
美事 【みごと】① splendid, magnificent, beautiful, admirable ② praiseworthy act, feat, commendable deed
仕組む 【しくむ】to devise, to arrange, to plan, to plot
社交的 【しゃこうてき】sociable
放火 【ほうか】arson, set fire to
望み通り 【のぞみどおり】just as one wishes
野次馬 【やじうま】curious onlookers, rubbernecks
そのうちにone of these days, sooner or later, eventually
一寝入り 【ひとねいり】nap
解消 【かいしょう】cancellation, liquidation, resolution, reduction (e.g. of stress)
更新 【こうしん】renewal, update, innovation, renovation
精一杯 【せいいっぱい】with all one's might
土砂降り 【どしゃぶり】downpour, pouring rain, cloudburst, pelting rain, heavy rain
年収 【ねんしゅう】annual income
年末 【ねんまつ】end-of-year
広報 【こうほう】PR, public relations, publicity, information
つまりin short, in brief, in other words, that is to say, in the long run, after all, blockade, stuffing, ultimate
寝過ごす 【ねすごす】to oversleep
老け込む 【ふけこむ】to age, to become old
とは限らない 【とはかぎらない】not necessarily so, is not always true
愚図愚図 【ぐずぐず】slowly, tardily, hesitatingly, lingering, complaining
振り込む 【ふりこむ】to make a payment via bank deposit transfer
年賀状 【ねんがじょう】New Year's card
肩が凝る 【かたがこる】① to have stiff shoulders ② to be ill at ease ③ serious, sober
投げ遣り 【なげやり】negligent, careless, slovenly, reckless, casual, irresponsible
わけではないit does not mean that ..., I don't mean that ...
たまるto bear (often adds emphasis), to endure
クスクス笑うto giggle
靴紐 【くつひも】shoelace, bootlace
しばらく① little while, short while, moment, instant ② a while, quite a time ③ it's been a long time
しっかりfirmly, tightly, reliable, level-headed, steady
振り袖 【ふりそで】long-sleeved kimono
こじらせるto aggravate, to complicate, to make worse
顎で使う 【あごでつかう】to set somebody to work in an arrogant fashion, to push somebody around, to indicate by pointing one's chin