遠山顕の英会話楽習 2019/12/24 (4)Miracle on Miracle on New Year’s Eve





遠山顕の英会話楽習 2019/12/24 (4)Miracle on Miracle on New Year’s Eve
A long, long time ago there lived an old couple who were very poor but happily together. On the day before the New Year, they decided to make some sedge hats, sell them at the market and buy some mochi or rice cake. So they made five sedge hats and the old man left for the market.
sometime later しばらくして
sled-pulling chant そりを引くときの掛け声
way off in the distance ずっと遠くで
Who knows? 誰か知ってる者はいるか? [反語的意味でない]
wide awake すっかり目が覚めて
gathered his courage 勇気を振り絞った
slammed the door shut 戸をピシャンと閉めた
waited to see what would happen next その後どうなるか様子をうか
がった
thud ドサッという音
in succession 続けて
stepped outside (歩いて)外に出た
under the eave 軒下に
keg 樽
a generous supply of -, たっぷりの……
abundant 豊富な
our mission is accomplished 任務は果たした
have a wonderful life よい人生を送る

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