Journey in Life: 09/02/18

Sunday, September 2, 2018

"Pay his last respects" nghĩa là gì?

Photo courtesy Presidio of Monterey.

'Pay (one's) last respects' nghĩa là phúng viếng (to show or express one's respect for someone who has died, especially by attending his or her funeral, wake, memorial service, etc).

Ví dụ
The former chief minister’s mortal remains were taken to Rajaji Hall for people to pay their last respects.

Magufuli could not hold himself together and broke down into tears while paying his last respect.

A man of few words, the respect Dr Singh has towards his predecessor was evident when he paid his last respect to Atal Bihari Vajpayee.

The home minister, in a tweet, shared pictures of him paying his last respect to the former Assam governor at a crematorium (nơi hỏa táng, lò hỏa thiêu) here today.

Phạm Hạnh

Nếu như bạn mất đi một cơ hội

Photo courtesy Jason McELweenie.

Never lose a chance of saying a kind word.
~ William Makepeace Thackeray

Không bao giờ để mất cơ hội nói một lời tử tế.

Tìm bạn bốn phương

mới về hưu, và do bạn bè (từ lâu) toàn là đồng nghiệp, nên thấy cô đơn, phải làm sao?

-> chọn một môn ưa thích để tham gia: như 'chạy bộ', 'ngắm chim'... -> có thể tìm được người hợp ở đó; và nếu ko thích môn mình chọn lắm, thì (có lẽ) những người khác đến đó cũng với lý do tương tự (mà thôi): kết bạn :)
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Hello, Dan.

I recently retired, and since many of my friends were from my workplace, I feel lonely and deprived of connections. Any advice?

—Warren

It’s a bit awkward to advertise “friends needed,” and if you tried, you could attract some shady characters. Instead, I’d suggest that you pick an activity that is likely to attract the kind of people you want to be friends with: the Sierra Club, or bird watching, or maybe pickleball. Odds are that you will find your next friends there. And don’t worry if you don’t like the activities very much: The other people are probably there for the same reason—to make friends.

Khỏa thân chơi golf

ở Úc
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On a golf course in northern Australia everything is swinging ... not least because 30 players are in the nude (khỏa thân).

Well, not completely nude -- these golfers strolling around the Humpty Doo golf course near Darwin have compromised by wearing golf shoes and a hat to protect them from the sun.

The "Wandering Bares" event was organized by 69-year-old nudist Bruce Jensen and his wife Julie, who run the "BruJul Nudist Retreat."

However, the committee did blanch at the naked golfers playing on the eighth and ninth fairways, which are situated in full view of the clubhouse. As a result, those two holes had to be skipped.

Thế có đuổi côn trùng được không?

búp bê tình dục 'hoạt động không biết mệt suốt đêm' sẽ khiến đàn ông trở nên dư thừa, vì phụ nữ 'không phân biệt được sự khác biệt'
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Men face being made redundant (dư, thừa, không cần đến, bị sa thải) in the bedroom (phòng ngủ) if women turn to silicone robots which “do not tire” or suffer from “performance issues”.

It comes as the world’s first Harmony sex doll owner exclusively revealed the “realism” of romping with the artificially intelligent (trí tuệ nhân tạo) android.

The male equivalent, dubbed Gabriel, is also programmed with unique (độc đáo, dành riêng) conversations (trò chuyện, hội thoại) and stories to share with partners.

...They are hand painted to include detail such as freckles (tàn nhang), birth marks (vết có trên da người từ lúc sơ sinh; vết chàm) and even scars (vết sẹo).

Cô gái cởi đồ, trần truồng chạy quanh công viên

do ngáo đá, tưởng có con nhện khổng lồ trên người
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Police say that Teeples was completely nude and that there were numerous people in the park at the time of the incident.

traffic on 4th Street South was heavy at the time of the incident and that numerous vehicles were slowing and honking at Teeples as they saw her behavior.

Teeples was "acting erratically and rubbing her hair and breasts while screaming and running between two trees." Teeples initially refused to get dressed after police contacted her.