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5本の指に入る
among the five
例文 The Kennedys are among the five wealthiest families in America. (SAJED)

指をくわえて
⇒うらやましげに look enviously at
例文 I was looking enviously at your plate, wishing I'd had the fish. (CALD)

欲目かもしれない
may be prejudiced [biased]
例文 I may be prejudiced [biased] as his parent, but I think my son has musical talent. (SAJED))

弱腰
weak-kneed
英英定義 not brave or determined enough to defend your beliefs against others
例文 Instead of defending traditional values, the church frequently seems weak-kneed and irresolute. (CALD)