Journey in Life: "On a silver platter" nghĩa là gì?

Friday, September 27, 2019

"On a silver platter" nghĩa là gì?

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"On a silver platter" = trên một đĩa bạc -> cụm từ này nghĩa là được nhận hoặc được trao cho điều gì đó mà không cần bỏ ra bất cứ sự nỗ lực nào.

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A third added: "Mindhunter delivers it's second season on a silver platter. And my god it delivers it like a jolt of thunder. It sends waves of shock throughout and keeps you helpless with terror. By the end its just jaw dropping to witness that final scene. #Mindhunter"

"... Sean would always say, ah I can’t believe you [indiscernible]. Said I can’t believe it. I handed you this on a silver platter and you didn’t invest in this." That became known as the "silver platter" statement and was a key piece of evidence against Sean in the first trial.

Evripides Polycarpou, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Hellenic Bank said inter alia that the Hellenic Bank’s JumpStart programme would support young people with dreams and with talent, “young people whose lives did not offer them everything on a silver platter”, but were armed with perseverance, willpower and strength.


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