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For Life
2010.01.04

Happy New Year! What a great pleasure it is to be greeting you today as we start a whole new year of Berlitz WordMaster! We're going to go full out this year to make it one of our very best!

So let's start off on the right foot by bringing back an old WordMaster tradition and begin with a “kakizome” to set the tone for the new year - and to introduce the week's theme!

Today's LessonCATEGORY: イディオム
MAKE THE MOST OF   〜を最大限に活用する

Explanation

  • To make the most of something is to get as much use, pleasure, or other advantage as possible from it.
  • make the most of は、何かを利用したり、楽しんだりして、有利な点をできる限り活用する、という意味です。

MAKE THE MOST OF

examples

  1. You're only young once, so make the most of it!
  2. (exchange student)
    I'll only be in Japan for three months, so I plan to make the most of my time here.
  3. The reason why Kyle is so successful is because he's always made the most of his opportunities.

英会話レッスンMake the most of your day!