Journey in Life: 04/18/13

Thursday, April 18, 2013

"Around the Corner" nghĩa là gì?

Geothermal power station at Krafla, near Myvatn, Iceland. Photo courtesy Ethan.K

'Around the corner' có từ corner nghĩa là cái góc. Thành ngữ này có nghĩa là sắp xảy ra, sắp đến nơi.

Ví dụ
“Like most Americans, I don’t focus on Christmas shopping until December. That’s because Thanksgiving comes on the last Thursday of November. It’s only after the big family dinner, the parades (diễu hành) and football games (trận bóng bầu dục) are over, that I can start thinking about buying gifts. By then, Christmas is right around the corner (sắp tới nơi)! I can’t believe how soon it is.”

“The U.S. has some of the best resources in the world to meet its nation’s energy needs. Already, California produces 31% of its electricity from hydropower (thủy điện), wind and geothermal (địa nhiệt) technologies. Such development is happening now in a few other states as well. And fortunately, it’s just around the corner in many others. The future looks bright.”

VOA