字幕表 動画を再生する 英語字幕をプリント Hi this is Tutor Nick P and this is Word Origins 23. The word origin today is silver bullet. So let's take a look at the note here. If something is a silver bullet, it seems like a simple and an immediate answer or solution to a difficult or complicated problem. So that's what we say. You know, they need a silver bullet. All right. So let's take a look here. Let's continue. The origin of this term is derived from , so it comes from this. It is derived from the fact that in many early werewolf movies or stories about or stories, the main way to kill a werewolf was to shoot it with a silver bullet through the heart. There were other references to the use of silver bullets from 19th century fiction to kill witches, Devils, and other evil supernatural beings. So yeah. So if it was that simple you could just shoot it with a bullet that would be quick and easy way to get rid of a really bad problem. So that's what we sometimes say you know they need a silver bullet or very often it might be used the way we give an example here we might use it in the negative. We might say there is no silver bullet. Like we can't just get rid of this problem very quick and easy by just like shooting something through the heart. There is no silver bullet to this problem. It is going to take time to work it out. Okay. Anyway, I hope you got it. I hope it's clear. Thank you for your time. Bye-bye.