soft soap|ソフトソウプ


ソフトソウプ[sɑft soʊp

意味・語源:Meaning / Origin

『soft soap』とは、「露骨なお世辞・これ見よがしな称賛」を意味する英語スラング。石鹸のツルツル・スベスベとした質感が、まるで表面だけを取り繕ったお世辞のようであることから。

Meaning / Origin

“Soft soap” is an English slang that means “blatant flattery and unpleasant praise.” The smooth and slippery texture of soap is like a flattery that only the surface that it looks good.


English Speaker

使い方:How to use
You can soft soap your professor, but he definitely sees through the true character of you. [お前が教授におべっか使うのは勝手だけどさ、間違いなくお前の本質見抜かれてるよ。]



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