Nagatacho area is flustered by the leader's fickle decision
Abe will be remembered not for his achievements, but for his frequently repeated abstract notions such as "breaking away from the postwar regime" and "a beautiful country." He talked big, but none of his words really resonated with the public. Even the manner of his exit is not something people can readily relate to.
The political community in Tokyo's Nagatacho area永田町 is flustered by the leader's fickle decision. I might parrot Hiranuma and add that Nagatacho, too, is a "complicated and bizarre place."
--The Asahi Shimbun, Sept. 13(IHT/Asahi: September 14,2007)
1 to produce, increase or fill with sound, by vibrating (= shaking) objects which are near:
His voice resonated in the empty church.
The noise of the bell resonated through the building.
2 to be filled with a particular quality:
The building resonates with historic significance.
3 to continue to have a powerful effect or value:
The significance of those great stories resonates down the centuries.
4 If an experience or memory resonates, it makes you think of another similar one:
Her experiences resonate powerfully with me, living, as I do, in a similar family situation.
to make someone upset and confused, especially when they are trying to do something
The important thing when you're cooking for a lot of people is not to get in a fluster (= a nervous state).
upset and confused:
She seemed a bit flustered.
If I look flustered it's because I'm trying to do about twenty things at once.
1 likely to change your opinion or your feelings suddenly and without a good reason:
She's so fickle - she's never been interested in the same man for more than a week!
The world of popular music is notoriously fickle.
2 describes conditions that tend to change suddenly and without warning:
Fickle winds made sailing conditions difficult.