実践ビジネス英語 2020/2/7 (3)Aging Together





実践ビジネス英語 2020/2/7 (3)Aging Together
Lyons describes the steps his sister is taking to safeguard her mental and physical health.And McMillan talks about how the strain of caregiving can be hard even on good family relationships. Collins mentions possible financial problems. But Lyons says that his sister is a good accountant and has taken care of that aspect well.
be negatively affected 悪影響を受ける
Be harmed, suffer a negative impact. We also say, “be positively affected.” Things like, our profits were negatively affected by the ongoing trade friction. 貿易摩擦 Or, many consumers have been positively affected by globalization. 良い影響を受ける
sobering thought ドキッとする[はっとする、酔いがさめる」ような考え
McMillan says, “That’s a sobering thought.”
take breaks at set intervals 一定の間隔で休憩を取る
Lyons says, “She’s careful to take breaks at set intervals.”
At fixed intervals, at established intervals. Likewise, you could say, “She checks her email at set times during the day.” Or, he saves a set amount each month.
medical checkup 健康診断
An examination to check up on to see how someone is doing physically. Many companies require their employees to have an annual medical checkup.
= physical checkup 口語では physical, checkup どちらか1語でも同じ意味

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