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Follow your heart and it will lead you to the right answer.

自分のハートにしたがえば、きっと正しい答えに行き着くわ。

What kind of advice could you give him?

何かアドバイスはない?

Believe in yourself, and your dreams will come true.

自分を信じればきっと夢はかなうんだから

解説: チャロの心の支えになったフレーズ。「命令文 and 主語+動詞」のパターンで、「…しなさい、そうすれば~」ということ。

I really need that kind of support.

いま私、そういう励ましがうんと必要なの

解説: support は精神的な意味での「支え」として、英語圏ではとても大切なものと考えられています

You see, you can spend the rest of your life feeling miserable, or you can spend it laughing.

解説: spend A …ing で「…しながらAを過ごす」という意味。the rest of your life は丸ごと覚えて欲しいフレーズです。「これからの人生」というニュアンスです。

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Author: Aonghas Crowe

Aonghas (pron. "Ennis") Crowe is an author, writer, blogger, and translator. He splits his time between Fukuoka, Japan and Beirut, Lebanon. Read more by Aonghas Crowe at www.aonghascrowe.com

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