実践ビジネス英語 2021/3/17 L22(1) Heatherさんの単語解説, The New Normal 新しい日常





実践ビジネス英語 2021/3/17 L22(1) Heatherさんの単語解説, The New Normal 新しい日常
the new normal 新しい日常[常識]、新常態
coronavirus pandemic (新型) コロナウイルス感染症のパンデミック[世界的な大流行]
upend ひっくり返す、逆さにする
This can mean “actually turn something upside down.”  Here it’s being used metaphorically to mean “completely change, completely upset a situation.” Having a baby will completely upend your life, for example. Or, losing 3 employees has completely upended our work schedule. We’re all trying to make up the difference.
work from home 在宅勤務をする
Work in one’s home, be in one’s home, as you work. Likewise, you could say, “I used to work from a local café. I would drink coffee and use my laptop there.” “From the road” means “while traveling, while in transit.” I’ll call you from the road, for example.

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