1. Be One of Those People Who:
Grace says, “I am one of those people who’ve been led to think we need a new model every year.”
One of those people who. I have this certain characteristic we’re saying. Or I share this quality with other people.
Personally, I am one of those people who can’t stop buying new books. Or, ‘I’m one of those people who consume caffeine all day long.’
2. Be Led to Think:
Be made to think.
Be maneuvered to think a certain thing and this means that we’ve been made to believe something that isn’t true.
For example, ‘Many people have been led to think that all Americans own guns.’ Not true at all.
Ueda says, “There’s no need to throw away stuff that works because we feel the need to have the latest gadget.”
The most recent gadget to come out, to immerge. And this can refer to information as well as a physical thing.
Such as, ‘Have you heard the latest about Carrie? She’s being transferred to the London office.’
4. Tell Oneself To:
Ueda says, “You have to put your foot down and tell yourself to stop it.”
Admonish yourself to do something. We use this about unpleasant or annoying things like we’re saying, ‘Come on! Do it.’
‘Lately I’ve been telling myself to buy a banana or edamame instead of Senbei as a snack.’ Or, ‘I keep telling myself to file my tax return early but it never happens.’
1.これは使う機会は多いのではないでしょうか。そして、その意味は解説の通りです。One of those people who. I have this certain characteristic we’re saying. Or I share this quality with other people.
2. Be thought by~という言い方が通じるのかどうかわかりませんが、このように言うことができるのですね。