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Tuesday, November 3, 2015

"At a critical juncture" nghĩa là gì?

A family beside a damaged house near Naglebhare, Nepal. Photo courtesy ADB.

'At a critical juncture' có từ juncture là tình hình, sự việc, thời cơ; vì thế cụm từ này nghĩa là vào lúc gay go.

Ví dụ
Gold approaches 3-month high – recovery at a critical juncture.

Maritime transport and climate policy at a critical juncture, UNCTAD Report says.

Afghanistan is at a critical juncture, the commander of NATO’s Resolute Support mission and U.S. forces in Afghanistan told a House panel here today.

Nepal’s young democracy is at a critical juncture. While resentment between the political elite and indigenous groups has risen significantly, accommodating Madhesi demands would bring broader buy-in for the new constitution.

Phạm Hạnh

"At this juncture" nghĩa là gì?

PLAYBOY Entertainment for Men MAGAZINE, December 1995 Issue . Photo courtesy Elvert Barnes.

'At this juncture' nghĩa là vào lúc này, trước tình hình này.

Ví dụ
“New orders are arriving now so I think we will see those inventories go up,” he said. “Being down in the low 50s is not a bad thing at this juncture, and it takes down the PMI to the extent that were it higher, the PMI would be higher and the direction it would move.”

"You're now one click away from every sex act imaginable for free. And so it's just passe at this juncture," Playboy Enterprises CEO Scott Flanders told The New York Times.

At this juncture, Truman made a strategic choice fundamental for American history and the evolution of the international order. He put an end to the historical temptation of “going it alone” by committing America to the permanent shaping of a new international order.

Phạm Hạnh

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Seagulls in Prerow. Photo courtesy dasWebweib.

People may hate you for being different and not living by society's standards but deep down, they wish they had the courage to do the same.
~ Unknown

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