Journey in Life: 03/13/18

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

"A wife should be as humble as a lamb, busy as a bee, as beautiful as a bird of paradise and faithful as a turtle dove" nghĩa là gì?

'A wife should be as humble as a lamb, busy as a bee, as beautiful as a bird of paradise and faithful as a turtle dove'
~ ngạn ngữ Nga

= một người vợ nên khiêm nhường như cừu, bận rộn như ong, xinh đẹp như chim thiên đường và chung thủy như chim cu gáy

-> thế vợ là quái thú à?

thắt đáy lưng ong... Photo courtesy llee_wu.

"Play first fiddle" nghĩa là gì?

Bỉ giữ vai trò chủ đạo trên thị trường khoai tây thế giới, Nepal đứng ở đâu? Photo courtesy Paulo Philippidis.

'Play first fiddle' = to have a leading, commanding, or controlling role, position, or part (in something) -> nghĩa là giữ vai trò chủ đạo

Ví dụ
Even though they will still have incumbent (đương nhiệm, đương kim) starter Tyrod Taylor under contract, McCarron may still play first fiddle.

At the beginning of 2016, Tatarstan President Rustam Minnikhanov presented to the government the concept of creation in Tatarstan of the innovative territorial and production cluster (cụm doanh nghiệp sản xuất và khu vực đổi mới sáng tạo) Innokam, in which the enterprises of the Nizhnekamsk industrial hub play first fiddle.

On the market of frozen potato (khoai tây đông lạnh) products, Belgium and the Netherlands play first fiddle. With a share of 28 and 24 per cent respectively, it accounts for more than half of the total. For Belgium, France is the most important sales market, and for the Netherlands, it's the UK.

In addition, the capital of China is located just a few hundred kilometers from the border with North Korea, which gives China the right to play first fiddle in this situation. Therefore, there is no need for Russia to be proactive (chủ động, tiên phong thực hiện) because this could set other regional countries against it. Moscow only has limited economic interests in North Korea, which allows it to remain above the fray (cuộc xung đột, cuộc ẩu đả/cãi lộn) while gradually strengthening relations with South Korea, which is a more attractive economic partner.

Phạm Hạnh