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 Noun Phrase 77. The noun phrase today is a short fuse. Okay. Let's take a look at the note. If someone has a short fuse, it is equal to the noun phrase , a quick temper. So if somebody has a short fuse. It's a quick temper. It means you know they get angry easily. So let's continue. So if someone has a short fuse or a quick temper, he or she gets angry or upset very easily. So maybe sometimes we might say you know, at the snap of a finger or something like that. If they could get angry. Let's continue. The noun phrase alludes to the idea of lighting a fuse that will blow up, dynamite or bomb. Of course, if the fuse is too short it happens quickly. You've probably seen this at a lot of movies, where you know, they got this long fuse and they light it and you see the fuse going ( fuse burning sounds ) all the way until of course it hits the dynamite it blows up. But a short fuse would be you know, not long at all probably only about that size. So it's going to blow up quickly. So that's the idea . If a person blows up they get angry maybe they start yelling very quickly. Okay. Let's , let's give several examples here example. Number one. Be careful how you talk to Jerry. if it is something he doesn't like he explodes easily. He has a real short fuse. Okay. that's one way we use it. Number two, I don't know how she stays married to that man he has such a short temper. You could say that or he has such a short fuse you could use both here in this sense. Okay. Again meaning that he gets angry very easily or number three here. We need someone who can keep his or her cool. You know. again meaning not get angry upset easily, when the going gets tough. MR. Jones has a short fuse he won't be suitable for leading this project. So yeah again. So a short fuse meaning that you get angry very easily. Okay. Anyway, I hope you got it, I hope it's clear. Thank you for your time. Bye-bye.