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Pronunciation
(副) 辺りに; おおよそ; 近くに
(前) …について; …の隣に; …の近くに; つながって

Example Sentences

But sometimes crazy and funny things happen, like the one I’m going to tell to you about today.
でも時々、例えば僕が今日これから話すことのように、気違い地味たおかしなことが起こることもある。
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José is from Barcelona, he’s twenty years old, he studies engineering and he’s passionate about football.
ホゼはバルセロナ出身の20歳で、技術を学んでいて、サッカーにとても熱心だ。
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Of course, nowadays there are many websites and places where I could search for information about the mysterious “la tomatina”, but my friend made me promise him that I would not search for anything.
もちろん最近は、このミステリアスな「ラ・トマティーナ」というものをウェブサイトや他の場所で調べることは可能だったが、僕の友人は検索を一切しないことを僕に約束させた。
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Finally I knew something more about the mysterious summer party to which I was going to go!
ついに、僕が行くことになっているこのミステリアスなサマーパーティーについて何かを知ることができた。
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“Tomatina” was something like little tomato. What then was the party about?
「ラ・トマティーナ」はちっちゃいトマトみたいなものなの。一体どんなパーティーなのだろうか。
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So, two years ago we decided and we planned a big family travel to Spain, with the kids of course, who gave us a lot of ideas about what would they love to visit there.
そこで2年前に、子供たちのどこに観光に行きたいかなどのアイデアを盛り込んだスペイン行き大家族旅行を計画しました。
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Paying less and less attention on his steps, George slipped on the door, about twenty meters from his doorstep, five meters less than yesterday.
遠くに歩けば歩くほどジョージは足元に気をつけることを忘れ、家の玄関から20メートルほど離れた地点で(昨日より5メートルほど短い距離で)滑って転んでしまいました。
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Our little smurf has become a hero. And I'm so happy about it.”
私たちの小さなスマーフは今日ヒーローになったの。それでとても嬉しいのよ。」
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Meanwhile, the general focus of attention had passed exclusively to me, speaking (my brother in the first place) about the failure of my relationship with Sandro and my anger towards all men.
すると、会話の中心は(私の弟に話しているうちに)、私とサンドロの関係の落ち度のことと、私の男性に対する怒りの話題に変わっていました。
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"Do you know anything about Galileo Galilei?" "I've heard the name before, but what was it that he did?"
「ガリレオ・ガリレイって知ってる?」「名前は聞いたことあるんだけど、何した人?」
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Synonyms

1. around: nearby, circa, close to, near, nigh, not far from
2. concerning: connected with, respecting, in regard to, of
3. almost: not quite, approximately, nearby, close to, near
4. around: circling, encircling, surrounding
5. everywhere: anyhow, anywise, on every side

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