Journey in Life: 04/13/17

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Hoa quả dầm Tô Tịch

halo-halo (mixed fruits with coconut ice cream), Lara Escandor Ganapin — with Bien Ganapin


Bài trước: Ốc Ghẹ - 15 Hàng Lược

Ốc Ghẹ - 15 Hàng Lược

Eat like a local. So happy to see you again, Sơn Phạm!

Vietnamese balut (quail not duck) and snails, Lara Escandor Ganapin — with Bien Ganapin


Girls of Hooters Manila
Takeda sensei thăm Việt Nam - Mar 2017

"Against the grain" nghĩa là gì?

Đi xe đạp trái lẽ thường. Photo courtesy denisbin.

'Against the grain' nghĩa là trái ý muốn (contrary to the natural inclination or feeling of someone or something).

Ví dụ
The Arsenal fans going against the grain of the 'Wenger Out' brigade.

Wasilla lawmaker goes against the grain on votes with racial undercurrents.

Bentley was an unknown (outside his district) state legislator who in 2010 took advantage of the same desire by voters for something new and against the grain that was manifested in the 2016 presidential election.

At that time PDP opposed the general and overwhelming political consensus in the State and went against the grain of public opinion and the prevailing ground situation. Today, their stand is purely and only based on the fact that they have realized that their decimation is a foregone conclusion”, the NC delegation said.

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