Drainの例文や意味・使い方に関するQ&A

「Drain」を含む文の意味

Q: draining とはどういう意味ですか?
A: it means that the energy is being drained from the body from doing that action so it's draining or tiring.
Q: I'm drained とはどういう意味ですか?
A: It means ' I am exhausted'
It can be something that's draining tires you out, either physically or emotionally.
Q: ran down the drain とはどういう意味ですか?
A: The drain is the hole in the sink or bathtub where the water goes out. "run down the drain" means "go down the drain"
Q: "The drain on my time" とはどういう意味ですか?
A: That means something wastes your time.

You can also say that things drain your energy or patience, etc.
Q: 'drain' とはどういう意味ですか?
A: In context, she means loss of knowledge after having been away from school for a couple of months.

It has been "drained" away by an extended lack of exposure and reinforcement during the summer vacation.

「Drain」の使い方・例文

Q: drain away を使った例文を教えて下さい。
A: “Drain away“ as a saying is based on the idea of water going down the drain. The phrase is used to describe something slowly going away.

“As John realized what had actually happened his anger drained away.”

Because John better understands what was going on he became less angry as it was explained to him.

“When I get scared all the blood drains away from my face“

This means that when the person is frightened they become pale. This is a little bit more of a literal use of the phrase but it is one that I read in books pretty often.

“Remodeling my house has really drained my bank account“

This is a shorter version of the phrase. It means that the cost of remodeling the persons home has slowly but significantly cost them money.

I hope these help!
Q: down the drain を使った例文を教えて下さい。
A: "I bought these expensive shoes and the heel broke on the first day. That's $300 down the drain."

"I got called into work on my day off so all my plans went down the drain."
Q: go down the drain を使った例文を教えて下さい。
A: “Go down the drain” could be both literally and figuratively

Literally: “oh no! I dropped my ring down the drain!”
Figuratively: “I failed the test! All my time I spent studying went down the drain...”
“If I don’t go to university, my future will go down the drain
Hopefully you understand :)
Q: drain を使った例文を教えて下さい。
A: this work always drains me.
Q: drain away を使った例文を教えて下さい。
A: drain away is normally used to say that something is going away or disappearing like "my energy is slowly draining away while I climb my last steps to the top of the mountain"

「Drain」の類語とその違い

Q: drain と sewer はどう違いますか?
Q: drain his glass と drink his glass はどう違いますか?
A: "Drain" means finish. Some may get the idea that he finished his glass very quickly.
"Drink" can mean anywhere from taking a sip to draining the glass.
Q: drain と leak と leakage はどう違いますか?
A: Drain
to drain something is to get rid of something within it, e.g. drain the bath (of water)

or it can refer to the physical drain pipes on houses

Leak
to let something out when it shouldn't be, e.g. the water will leak out of the boat

or

somebody has leaked the new song before its official release

Leakage
A leakage is simply the result of something that has leaked,
or is leaking. e.g.

there is a leakage in the boat

there is a leakage in the ceiling

there was a leakage in the bottle
Q: drain と empty はどう違いますか?
A: "Drain" is used if there is liquid involved.
Q: to drain と to strain はどう違いますか?
A: What fadeddreamss said was correct, but "drain" tends to mean that you are removing or letting the water go, while "strain" is running water through a substance (like fruits and vegetables) to remove things like dirt or pesticide residues. You can put dry or wet ingredients through a sieve, but we would usually say "strain" for wet ingredients (removing water) and "sift" for dry ingredients (breaking down clumps in flour, sugar, etc.).

「Drain」を翻訳

Q: he drains me out は 英語 (アメリカ) で何と言いますか?
A: QAの全文をご確認ください
Q: drain は 英語 (アメリカ) で何と言いますか?
A: QAの全文をご確認ください

「Drain」についての他の質問

Q: I get the drain pipes cleaned once in a year, and today was the day.
A cleaner came my apartment earlier than I had expected. I was able to have more free time, so I thought I might as well go out. この表現は自然ですか?
A: × I get the drain pipes cleaned once in a year, and today was the day.
✓ I get the drain pipes cleaned once a year, and today was the day.

You only had one error but everything else looks super natural!!
Q: Drain and set aside.
or
Then drain and set aside.
or
And then drain and set aside. この表現は自然ですか?
A: All of them sound natural to me, I can not pick/choose which one is best, because they all sound good.
Q: What does "down the drain" mean? I can't think of an accurate definition, I saw many examples of it, though. So can you please teach me what it exactly means? It would be nice if I could get some examples as well. Thanks for your time!
A: It is an idiom that means ruined or destroyed as if wasted
Ex
All of my savings have gone down the drain after my son wrecked the car.

Ex Poetically
Down the drain, her efforts went, and she is full of discontent.


This is a drain:
Q: The drain is jammed. この表現は自然ですか?
A: The drain is clogged.
Q: ​‎1.The drain water inclines to flow into the gap.
2.​‎The drain water tends to flow into the gap.
3.​‎The drain water is likely to flow into the gap. この表現は自然ですか?
A: #3 sounds the most natural, you could also say “The drain water usually flows into the gap” if you know it does or “The drain water will probably flow into the gap”

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