Journey in Life: 03/12/18

Monday, March 12, 2018

"A man without a wife is like a man in winter without a fur cap" nghĩa là gì?

'A man without a wife is like a man in winter without a fur cap'
~ ngạn ngữ Nga

= đàn ông không có vợ cũng giống như vào mùa đông mà không có mũ lông

xấu cũng cố có gấu... Photo courtesy Horia Varlan.

Bài trước: "Your wife's eyes are in your purse" nghĩa là gì?

"Play it safe" nghĩa là gì?

hãy chơi an toàn. Photo courtesy Larry Lamsa.

'Play it safe' = chơi an toàn -> nghĩa là thận trọng, không liều mạng, chơi chắc ăn/chắc cú (take precautions; avoid risks).

Ví dụ
Jake Quickenden forced to 'play it safe' for Dancing On Ice final after being rushed to hospital with thumb injury.

As Georgia and Alabama students head to the beach and other destinations for spring break (kỳ nghỉ xuân), local law enforcement agencies (cơ quan thực thi công luật) are urging (thúc giục) them to play it safe.

The banks face hefty fines if they fall foul of anti-money-laundering laws and, since it's up to them who they choose to do business with, they prefer to play it safe.

In 1738 it was decided to reduce the area under coffee by half, and the next year the company fixed the purchase quota at 2.7 million pounds. But when it became clear that the Netherlands alone would take 6 million, the company raised its quota to 4 million—always playing it safe.

Phạm Hạnh