Journey in Life: 09/27/18

Thursday, September 27, 2018

"Gain an upper hand" nghĩa là gì?

Photo courtesy Eden, Janine and Jim.

'Gain an upper hand' nghĩa là thắng thế, chiếm ưu thế, giành thế thượng phong.

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How 'bad' bacteria gain the upper hand in the human gut.

If Mustafizur can get Rohit early in the innings, then Bangladesh will certainly have the upper hand considering that India's middle-order hasn't really impressed so far.

Accenture Plc. is on a merger and acquisition spree which saw the company acquire firms, technologies for widening and scale and capabilities that management felt were are required to get the upper hand in the market.

Advocates for the treaty have argued that it gives vital information to the U.S. and other allies about military troop movements in Russia, but critics counter that Russia uses the treaty to gain an upper hand on American forces.

Mrs. Theresa May could now look to Mr Tsipras for some more advice on how to gain an upper hand against Brussels in negotiations in order to strike a deal, even if allowing Jean-Claude Juncker to appear victorious helps squeeze it through.

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