この記事は 約11 分で読めます。




1、I’m happy being myself, which I’ve never been before. I always hid in other people, or tried to find myself through the characters, or live out their lives, but I didn’t have those things in mine.


to be happy being oneselfで「ありのままの自分に満足している/幸せだ」というフレーズになります。

2、Everyone got kind of crazy with me mentioning I was in love with a woman.


to get crazyで「狂う」、「おかしくなる」、「変に振舞う」といったニュアンスになります。

3、Like every parent, when you start your family, your life completely changes. And you completely live for someone else. I find that the most extraordinary thing. Your life is handed over to someone else. From that moment on, they come first in every choice you make. It’s the most wonderful thing.



4、It’s a great thing about being pregnant – you don’t need excuses to pee or to eat.


you don’t need excuses to+動詞で「あなたには~する理由(言い訳)が必要ない」というフレーズになります。

5、When I get logical, and I don’t trust my instincts – that’s when I get in trouble.



6、It’s hard to be clear about who you are when you are carrying around a bunch of baggage from the past. I’ve learned to let go and move more quickly into the next place.


to let goは「解き放つ」、「解放する」、「(あえて)忘れる」といったニュアンスになります。

7、War is so complex; human nature is so complex. There’s no filmmaker who has ever figured it out perfectly.


to figure something out で「解明する」、「問題を解決する」といった意味になります。

8、I want to work; then, as my kids get older, I want to have adventures. I want to visit all their countries: learn and live inside all their cultures.


to have adventureで「冒険する」、「アドベンチャーを体験する」といったフレーズになります。

9、When other little girls wanted to be ballet dancers I kind of wanted to be a vampire.


kind of~はこの場合「それよりは」、「どちらかといえば」といったニュアンスになります。

10、Sometimes I think my husband is so amazing that I don’t know why he’s with me. I don’t know whether I’m good enough. But if I make him happy, then I’m everything I want to be.


good enoughは「十分に良い」という意味になります。

11、I like someone who is a little crazy but coming from a good place. I think scars are sexy because it means you made a mistake that led to a mess.



12、I’m not somebody that thinks about destiny and fate, but I don’t walk away from it when something unfolds.


to unfoldはこの場合、「展開する」、「起こる」という意味で使っています。

13、People wonder aloud about whether I am an okay mother. That is obviously painful because it’s so important to me. It’s hard to hear that people think I’m not a capable mother and a good person, that they just think I’m nuts.


to wonder aloudで「疑問を口にする」という意味になります。

14、If you don’t get out of the box you’ve been raised in, you won’t understand how much bigger the world is.


to get out of ~で「~から出る」というフレーズになります。

15、If every choice you make comes from an honest place, you’re solid, and nothing anybody can say about you can rock you or change your opinion.


to rock someoneはこの場合「誰々の気持ちを揺るがす」といったニュアンスになります。

16、Not many people know this about me, but I’m a natural blonde. My hair went from light blonde naturally to a darker kind of blonde. My mother dyed my hair dark when I was a child, as I loved the look then. So I’m basically a natural blonde.



17、I was of the generation where most of the Disney princesses and female characters were not girls that I admired. They just weren’t characters I looked up to and identified with.


to identify with someoneで「誰々と自分を重ねる」、「誰々に親近感を持つ」という意味になります。

18、I don’t see myself as beautiful, because I can see a lot of flaws. People have really odd opinions. They tell me I’m skinny, as if that’s supposed to make me happy.



19、If you ask people what they’ve always wanted to do, most people haven’t done it. That breaks my heart.


to break one”s heart で「誰々のハートを傷つける」

20、Make bold choices and make mistakes. It’s all those things that add up to the person you become.


bold choiceは、「大胆な決断」、「冒険的な選択」といった意味になります。