★ Arizona (written abbreviation AZ)
〇 a state in the southwest of the US, north of Mexico that has a large area of desert. Arizona is popular with tourists, many of whom come to see the Grand Canyon
〇 the capital and largest cit of Arizona, US, known as a place that is extremely hot, where many old people go to live, and also as a city that is growing very quickly.
★ Chapter 11
〇 Chapter 11 is a chapter of the United States Bankruptcy Code, which permits reorganization under the bankruptcy laws of the United States.
① extremely worried and frightened about a situation, so that you cannot control your feelings
〓 There was still no news of ill, and her parents were getting frantic.
〓 Your mother’s been frantic with worry wondering where you’ve been.
② extremely hurried and using a lot of energy, but not very organized
〓 I spent three frantic days trying to get everything ready.
frantic pace/rush/haste etc
★ wholesaler <-> retailer
〇 a person or company who sells goods
★ wholesale <-> retail
〇 the business of selling goods in large quantities at low prices to other business, rather than to he general public
〇 the sale of goods in shops to customers, for their own use and not for selling to anyone else.
① fellow workers/students/countrymen etc people that you work with, study with or who are in the same situation as you.
② our fellow man/men other people in general
〓We all have obligations to our fellow men.
★ boutique café
★ awful (adj)
① very bad or unpleasant
〓The weather was awful.
② spoken used to emphasize how much or how good, bad etc something is.
〓An awful lot of people (=a large number of people) died in the war.
③ look/feel awful to look or feel ill
〓 She’s lost a lot of weight and she looks awful.
④ literary making you feel great respect or fear.
① to develop something new, especially a strong relationship with other people, groups, or countries
forge a relationship/alliance/link etc (with sb)
② to illegally copy something, especially something printed or written, to make people think that it is real.
〓 Someone stole my credit card and forged my signature.
★ forge ahead
〇 to make progress, especially quickly
file for Chapter 11 〓 チャプター１１を申請する
look no further than A 〓 A以外探さなくてよい
You’ve called the right place. 〓 私どもにお電話いただいて正解です。よくぞお電話くださいました
trade-not-aid 〓 援助ではなく取引を
net 30 〓 全額を30日以内に支払う
stateside 〓 アメリカ本土の、アメリカ本土で