1 measure up 期待に応える
Let's see how Judy measures up.
2 public figure 有名人
4 crippling 深刻な
Japanese convenience stores are starting
to shorten their business hours, abandoning
the traditional open-all-night model, amid
a crippling labor crunch.
5 magnetism 人を惹きつける力
So, quite understandably, qualities like magnetism and charisma suddenly come to seem really important.
6 severance 契約解除
Panasonic will offer severance packages to employees at the Buffalo plant.
7 accusatory 非難するような
8 perpetuate ～を長続きさせる
And I also think it's dangerous, and I don't want to see it perpetuated into the next century.
9 grappling 格闘
Japan's ancient sport of sumo is grappling
with the harsh reality of the coronavirus
10 slam ばたんと閉める
I heard the door slam.