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In the world of business, all words are not created equal. Take, for example, the five expressions we'll be introducing you to this week. They have an unmistakable authentic business ring to them and would be at home in any list of the top business buzzwords. This is a set of expressions that's well worth mastering!

Today's LessonCATEGORY: イディオム


  • The big picture is the really important facts about a situation and not the less important details.
  • the big picture とは、ある状況において本当に重要な事実、つまり、全体像のことです。the big picture には、それほど重要ではない細かい事は含まれません。


  1. I know things aren't easy for you right now, but you've got to look at the big picture. Pay your dues now and you'll have a more comfortable, secure position in the future.
  2. A CEO has to stay focused on the big picture. He or she can't afford to get bogged down in details.
  3. I don't have the time or the energy to worry about the day-to-day changes in the stock market. I just try to keep my eye on the big picture.

英会話レッスンIt's been a pleasure!