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Sunday, August 30, 2015

"Bells and whistles" nghĩa là gì?

Seoul Motor Show 2013. Photo courtesy KRWonders.

'Bells and whistles' có từ bell là cái chuông và whistle là cái còi; vì thế cụm từ này nghĩa là những đồ, tiện ích phụ thêm ưa thích (extra, fancy add-ons or gadgets; the things that something, especially a device or machine, has or does that are not necessary but that make it more exciting or interesting).

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Automakers are investing billions of dollars in technologies, but a new study by J.D. Power suggests motorists could not care less about most of the bells and whistles.

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