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日本語の内容に合うように、ことわざを完成させてください。各語の頭文字のみ示してあります。

1. 「政治家は権力と金に興味があるだけなんだね」「大昔からそう言われているよ。太陽のもとに新しいものなどないよ」
“Politicians are just interested in power and money.” “People have been saying that since ancient times. There is n...... new under the sun.” (SAEJD)

2. 彼って何にでもマヨネーズをかけるのよ。ポテトチップスにもね。「タデ食う虫も好き好き」っていうけど。
He put mayonnaise on everything, even on potato chips. There's no a......ing for taste(s).(SAEJD)

3. これ以上待っていられないよ。「時は金なり」って言うだろ?
I can't afford to wait any longer. Time is m....... (SAEJD)

4. 息子さんがもう大学生なんて信じられないわ。時がたつのは本当に早いものね。
I can't believe your son is at university already. How time f......! (CALD)

5. 「息子の日記を読んだことを後悔してるんだ」「済んだことはしかたないじゃない。二度としないことね」
“I regret reading my son's diary.” “What's done can't be u....... Just don't do it again.” (SAEJD)

6. その大学の入試が難しそうなのはわかっているけど、意志のあるところに道は開けるというからね。
I know that the entrance exam to that university sounds difficult, but where there's a w......, there's a way. (SAEJD)

7. 隣の夫婦ときたら、真冬に海に泳ぎに行くんだ。まあ、人さまざまだけどね。
Now the couple next door, they go swimming in the sea in the middle of winter. Well, it takes all s......, as they say. (CALD)


<解答>

1. “Politicians are just interested in power and money.” “People have been saying that since ancient times. There is nothing new under the sun.”

2. He put mayonnaise on everything, even on potato chips. There's no accounting for taste(s).

3. I can't afford to wait any longer. Time is money.

4. I can't believe your son is at university already. How time flies!

5. “I regret reading my son's diary.” “What's done can't be undone. Just don't do it again.”That's the way the ball bounces.”

6. I know that the entrance exam to that university sounds difficult, but where there's a will, there's a way.

7. Now the couple next door, they go swimming in the sea in the middle of winter. Well, it takes all sorts, as they say.