Journey in Life: 08/16/18

Thursday, August 16, 2018

"Drown in blood" nghĩa là gì?

Burma, Sep 2007. Photo courtesy Robert Thivierge.

'Drown in blood' nghĩa là nhận chìm trong máu.

Ví dụ
As the government of the Sandinista Front for National Liberation (FSLN) shows the true face of “left” nationalism (chủ nghĩa dân tộc) by trying to drown in blood the protests (biểu tình) against austerity (chính sách thắt lưng buộc bụng), anger and protests have continued to mount across the country.

Over the course of Operation Protective Edge, the Turkish leader claimed Israel’s actions in Gaza were worse than what Adolf Hitler did to the Jews, said the Jewish state would “drown in blood” and accused it of committing genocide.

“If the Trumpers cannot be disaggregated, reintegrated, or politically neutralized, the solutions available do not lie in the Constitution” because constitutional structures “cannot fix broken politics,” Novkov concludes. “Rather, we are left with hopefully a lesser form of the tragic choices posed by constitutional failure; facing the critical election of 1860, the nation ultimately chose to drown in blood over the uncertain path of constitutional union symbolized by John Bell.”

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