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Sunday, September 9, 2018

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Photo courtesy Sakura Mutsuki.

One should never trust a woman who tells one her real age. A woman who would tell one that, would tell one anything.
~ Oscar Wilde

Không bao giờ nên tin tưởng người phụ nữ nào nói tuổi thật của mình. Người phụ nữ nào nói điều đó, sẽ tiết lộ bất kỳ điều gì.

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"Call the tune" nghĩa là gì?

Photo courtesy Martin Teschner.

'Call the shots (or tune)' nghĩa là có tiếng nói quyết định (đối với vấn đề gì, được giải quyết như thế nào) (take the initiative in deciding how something should be done; be in charge, be in control, be the boss, be at the helm/wheel, be in the driver's seat, pull the strings, run the show, rule the roost).

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Immigrants call the tunes on Swedish music scene.

I have asserted (correctly) that GM execs are responding to pressure from the nation's GM dealers. It is the dealers who call the tunes on this sort of move.

During the fundraiser, Dillingham said he was featured by Clark for about 20 minutes “and he let me call the tunes and was singing harmony with me and picking and we were cutting up with each other. There was just this rapport.”

Former Ellison employee, erstwhile friend, and constant agitator Benioff, the founder and CEO of Salesforce (of which Ellison was originally a primary backer), says that CRM is the king of the SaaS-apps hill and therefore it is Salesforce that will call the tunes in the overall SaaS world.

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