Journey in Life: 08/24/16

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

"Storm-beaten" nghĩa là gì?

After the Storm*. Photo courtesy Cliff.

'Storm-beaten' nghĩa là bị tả tơi vì bão táp (damaged by storm).

Ví dụ
When Alice isn’t evading pirates in her storm-beaten ship, she’s dodging (chạy/di chuyển lắt léo) the fire-breathing Jabberwocky.

Home Depot and Lowe's rose as traders bet storm-beaten homeowners will rush to buy items to fix their properties.

In the late nineteenth century the Royal Navy stood supreme on the seas, it’s reputation as the world’s foremost naval power unchallenged, and its role in underpinning the British Empire undisputed. Its rich heritage was based, more than any other period of history, on its exploits of the Napoleonic era, when, in Mahan’s words, the Royal Navy’s “distant, storm beaten ships” stood between Britain and Napoleon’s domination of Europe.

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* 2009 Pulitzer Prize, Spot News Photography, Patrick Farrell, Miami Herald

A young boy rescues a beat up stroller September 4, 2008, near his family's flooded home in Gonaives, Haiti, days after Tropical Storm Hannah hit the country.