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Happy 4th of July, the day on which a self-centered, stubborn American nation declared its independence from the overly-strict, stingy king of England. (Hey, no one said it was easy to write accurate history when you only have four adjectives to choose from!)

Anyway, here's your Friday WordMaster. Enjoy!

Today's Lesson


  • Someone who is short-tempered gets angry easily.
  • short-tempered とは、怒りやすい、短気な、という意味です。



  1. I think he's so short-tempered these days because of all the stress at work.
  2. My short-tempered supervisor just fired our best employee.
  3. Professor Chambers is strict and short-tempered, but he's a brilliant teacher.

英会話レッスンNow enjoy YOUR independence day - Friday, the start of the weekend!