Journey in Life: 11/10/15

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

"In step with" nghĩa là gì?

Kiss on the steps. Photo courtesy Jon Rawlinson.

'In step with somebody/something' nghĩa là đồng ý với ai đó/điều gì (in agreement with someone or something), hoặc nghĩa khác là cùng tốc độ, theo kịp ai đó/điều gì (at the same speed or level as someone or something else).

Ví dụ
He found it hard to keep in step with the changes.

EM currencies stay in step with global changes.

Marlins aim to get in step with analytics movement.

Road deaths are likely to rise in step with the economy.

While the war was going on, Western leaders resisted acknowledging assessments of this kind: Churchill because of his need to stay in step with America; Roosevelt because he was advocating a “master plan” to secure a just and lasting peace, which was in effect a reversal of what had been the European international order — he would countenance neither a balance of power nor a restoration of empires.

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Không nên cho trẻ đi mẫu giáo sớm

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nghiên cứu cho thấy trẻ em đi mẫu giáo chậm 1 năm sẽ cải thiện đáng kể khả năng tự điều chỉnh, bớt lơ đễnh và không quá hiếu động...

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A new study on the mental health effects of kindergarten (trường mẫu giáo cho trẻ em 4-6 tuổi) enrollment ages found strong evidence that a one-year delay dramatically improves a child's self-regulation abilities even into later childhood.

According to the study co-authored by Stanford Graduate School of Education Professor Thomas Dee, children who started kindergarten a year later showed significantly lower levels of inattention (thiếu chú ý, lơ đễnh) and hyperactivity (tính hiếu động thái quá), which are jointly considered a key indicator of self regulation. The beneficial result was found to persist even at age 11.

"We found that delaying kindergarten for one year reduced inattention and hyperactivity by 73 percent for an average child at age 11," Dee said, "and it virtually eliminated the probability that an average child at that age would have an 'abnormal,' or higher-than-normal rating for the inattentive-hyperactive behavioral measure."

The study, aptly titled, "The Gift of Time? School Starting Age and Mental Health," was published Oct. 5, by the National Bureau of Economic Research. A version of the article is also available here as a working paper from the Stanford Center for Education Policy Analysis at the GSE.