さて、そんな衝撃を受けた感想を英語で書こうと思ったのですが、使えるボキャブラリーが少ない僕は書いている途中で止まってしまいました。ボキャブラリー不足。それが原因で、英語での感想はだいたい"It was amazing, impressive, heartbreaking etc."など、決まりきった表現のみでした。 そんな中、感想をあらわす表現といえば、英語ではheart-ではじまる語が多いのに気づきました。そして多くのネイティブのレビューを見ていても多くの人がheart-を使っています。
【合計約25個】 heartache/n.[U] a strong feeling of sadness or worry. The relationship caused her a great deal of heartache. the heartaches of being a parent
heartattack/n.[C] a serious medical condition in which someone's heart suddenly stops working, either for a short time or permanently.
heartbeat/n.[C,U] the movement or sound of the heart as it sends blood around the body: a rapid / regular heartbeat
heartbreak/n.[U] a strong feeling of sadness:They suffered the heartbreak of losing a child through cancer.
heartbreaking/adj. a heartbreaking story It’s heartbreaking to see him wasting his life like this.
heartbroken/adj. extremely sad because of sth that has happened:He was heartbroken when she left him. heartburn/n.[U] a pain that feels like sth burning in your chest caused by indigestion. 胸焼け
heartdisease/n.[U] a medical condition in which a person's heart has difficulty pumping blood.
hearfailure/n.[U] the failure of the heart to continue working, which causes death. 心不全、心臓麻痺 hearten/v. [usually passive] to give sb encouragement or hope. [opp]dishearten
heartfelt/adj. [usually before noun] showing strong feelings that are sincere.[s]:sinsere :a heartfelt apology / plea / sigh heartfelt sympathy / thanks
heartth/n.[C] 1.the floor at the bottom of a fireplace. 2.(literary) home and family life: a longing for hearth and home
heartily/adv. with obvious enjoyment and enthusiasm:to laugh / sing / eat heartily
heartland/n.[C] the central part of a country or an area: the great Russian heartlands
heartless/adj. feeling no pity for other people.The decision does seem a little heartless.
heart-lung machine/n.[C] a machine that replaces the functions of the heart and lungs, for example during a medical operation on the heart
heartrate/n.[C] the speed at which your heart beats.
heartrending/adj. [usually before noun] causing feelings of great sadness.[s]heartbreaking
heartsick/adj. [not usually before noun] (literary) extremely unhappy or disappointed
heartstrings/n[plural] strong feelings of love or pity: to tug / pull at sb’s heartstrings (= to cause such feelings in sb) ・Ramona's story of her escape clearly pulled at the heartstrings of many Mexicans.
heartthrob/n.[C] (used especially in newspapers) a famous man, usually an actor or a singer, that a lot of women find attractive. ・a Hollywood heart-throb
heart-to-heart/n.[C],adj. [usually sing.] a conversation in which two people talk honestly about their feelings and personal problems: to have a heart-to-heart with sb
heartwarming/adj. causing feelings of happiness and pleasure: a heart-warming story ・It’s heart-warming to hear of the success you’ve had with the appeal.
heartwood/n.[U] the hard older inner layers of the wood of a tree—compare sapwood
hearty/adj. [usually before noun] showing friendly feelings for sb: a hearty welcome
heartiness /noun [U] (BrE, sometimes disapproving) a person who is loud, cheerful and full of energy, especially one who plays a lot of sport