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HAVE (something) ON YOUR PLATE


  • If you have something on your plate - for example, work or a family problem - you have to deal with it.
  • have something on your plate と言うと、何か(例えば仕事や家族の問題など)を処理しなければならない、やるべきことを抱えている、という意味になります。

HAVE (something) ON YOUR PLATE


  1. Between planning the convention and training the new employees, he has a lot on his plate these days.
  2. You have too much on your plate right now to take on any new clients.
  3. I'm sorry, but you'll have to find someone else. I already have enough on my plate.
  4. Since I really have nothing on my plate at the moment, I think I might go away for a few days.

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