1. 〔きまりが悪い〕feel awkward; 〔運が悪い〕be out of luck; 〔折りが悪い〕be untimely
    • 間が悪く
    • unfortunately/unluckily
    • 彼が無口なので間を持たすのに苦労した
    • He was so reticent that I had a hard time trying to keep the conversation going.
    • 演説者の来るのが遅れたので司会者は何とかして間を持たせようとした
    • The speaker had been delayed, so the emcee tried this and that to fill in the time.