The artist’s masterpiece was a finished work of art, leaving no room for improvement.
place an order：発注する
The restaurant owner decided to place an order for more fresh produce.
The public relations team was responsible for managing the company’s image and communicating with the media.
They laid the groundwork for the project by conducting thorough research and planning.
Starting immediately, we will only do these transactions for clients that agree to make prompt disclosure,
He decided to top off his meal with a delicious dessert.
The rush hour traffic caused a snarl at the main intersection.
The charity event managed to raise a healthy sum for the cause.
The bank agreed to finance the startup’s innovative project.
have a word with：ちょっと話をする
The manager asked to have a word with the employee about his performance.
After a long discussion, the meeting was adjourned until the following week.
The congregation gathered at the church for the Sunday service.
Don’t forget to apply sunscreen before going out in the sun to protect your skin.
The annual fair transformed the field into a lively showground.
have difficulty doing：〜するのに苦労する
The student had difficulty understanding the complex concepts in the advanced course.
Archaeologists managed to locate the ancient ruins after years of research.
She spoke on behalf of the entire team during the presentation.
They chose vanilla ice cream, whereas their friends picked chocolate.
The synopsis provided a brief overview of the novel’s plot.
After a long day at work, she felt like she could use a relaxing massage.
The rear entrance led to a beautiful, secluded garden.
She completed the purchase via a secure bank transfer.
They discussed important matters over dinner.
The architect considered the dimensions of the room before designing.
Despite initial challenges, the project eventually worked out for the team.
The duct tape provided a temporary fix for the leaky pipe.
She decided to turn down the job offer for personal reasons.
pull ahead of~：〜を追い越す
The cyclist managed to pull ahead of the competition.
The nurse used the intercom system to page the doctor.
The proposal was on the desk, with all preparations in place for the meeting.
The delivery driver left the parcel by the front door.
glue ~ back together：〜を接着剤で治す
He tried to glue the broken vase back together.
After a failed attempt, he decided to start over with a new plan.
We need to get to the root cause of the problem.
The cafe was filled with patrons enjoying their morning coffee and pastries.
The market was filled with wares from various local artisans.
He received several checks as payment for his freelance work.
The concert venue was filled to capacity with excited fans.
He sat astride the horse, ready to begin the race.
After completing her degree, she pursued a postgraduate program.
hold a position：職につく、地位につく
She was proud to hold a position at the prestigious company.
To date, this has been their most successful project.
The shopping center featured an outlet for designer clothing.
The accommodation was comfortable and well-equipped
The well-rounded student excelled in both academics and sports.
The underutilized space was transformed into a community garden.
They enjoyed warm summer evenings on their patio.
Scarcely anyone attended the late-night meeting.
The shortlist included five exceptional candidates for the job.
The company followed a conventional approach to marketing.
As a veteran, he was entitled to certain benefits.
The staff’s promptness ensured a smooth event.
by all means：是非とも
If you’d like to join us, by all means, please do.
They ordered a replacement part for the broken appliance.
The city implemented a new waste disposal system.
in observance of：〜を守って
The ceremony was held in observance of the historical event.
She reviewed her insurance policy to ensure proper coverage.
set ~ apart：〜を際立たせる
The unique design set the building apart from others.
The students felt underprepared for the challenging exam.
proof of identity：身分証明
The bouncer asked for proof of identity before granting entry.
in conformity with ~ ：〜に従って
The disposal will be removed in conformity with the new law.
beg to do：失礼ながら〜する
I beg to ask, but would you mind sharing your notes from the lecture?
as we speak：今ちょうど
The construction is progressing as we speak, with workers on-site daily.
The fast-food restaurant offered a value meal, which included a burger, fries, and a drink.
could be better：あまり良くない
The overall experience was enjoyable, but some aspects could be better.
The sales team worked diligently to maintain good relationships with their accounts.
as it is：現状では
As it is, the project requires additional funding to be completed.
She booked a round trip ticket for her vacation to Europe.
Before submitting the report, she decided to go over it one more time for any errors.
earlier in the year：その年すでに
We had a team meeting about this project earlier in the year
condition that SV：SVという条件で
You can borrow my car on the condition that you return it with a full tank of fuel.
as far as：〜の限りは
As far as I know, the meeting has been rescheduled for next week.
The new regulations pertain to all employees, regardless of their position.
The contract will obligate the company to complete the work by the end of the month.
In her report, she chose to omit the less important details to keep it concise.
Until recently, I was unaware of the extent of the problem.
The team put together a comprehensive plan in just a few days.
It’s permissible to take short breaks during the workday.
We received a quotation from the supplier for the new equipment.
Her performance this quarter has been exceptional, exceeding all targets.
The meeting ended abruptly when the fire alarm sounded.
I need to excuse myself from the dinner early to catch my train.”
The new software is now fully operational and can be accessed by all employees.
keep A clear of B：AをBがないようにする
Please keep the walkway clear of any obstacles for safety
on the premises：社内に、敷地内に
Employees are required to wear their ID badges at all times when on the premises.
You can take the train to the city center, or alternatively, you could drive there.
Upon receiving the email, she immediately called her manager to discuss the contents.
The city has increased ticketing for parking violations to improve traffic flow.
He’s practically an expert in IT systems, given his years of experience in the field.
The meeting will begin shortly, so please take your seats.
Our new colleague is very personable and gets along well with everyone in the office.
The company will incur additional costs if the project deadline is extended.
Your credit card statement shows an outstanding balance of $500.
work on ：取り組む
She is currently working on a new algorithm to improve data processing speeds.
Several companies have placed bids for the construction project.
assure A that B：BであることをAに保証する
The manager assured the team that the new policy would not affect their current workflow.
on account of：〜によって(理由)
The match was postponed on account of heavy rain.
in keeping with ：〜に従って
In keeping with company tradition, we’ll have a year-end party to celebrate our achievements.
have recourse to〜：〜に頼る
If the negotiations fail, we may have recourse to legal action.
pays a commission：歩合給を支払う
The sales agent pays a commission to the company for every product sold.
Most days, he prefers to work from home to avoid the commute.
The charity event aims to raise money for local hospitals.
arrange for A：Aを手配する
Can you arrange for a meeting room to be available next Thursday?
I’ll show the new interns around the office on their first day.
The lottery drawings are held every Friday evening.
be subject to：〜を被りやすい
All imported goods are subject to customs duties.
The court can compel a witness to testify.
She prefers classical music, whereas her brother is a fan of rock.”
get the most out of ：活用する
To get the most out of the software, attend the training sessions.
whether A or B：AであれBであれ
Whether it rains or shines, the event will go ahead as planned.
・regarding concerning in regard toなどは、前置詞として扱われる
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