Journey in Life: 03/04/19

Monday, March 4, 2019

"Bored to death" nghĩa là gì?

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'Bored to death' nghĩa là rất là/cực kỳ buồn chán, tới mức tuyệt vọng, giận dữ; buồn đến chết, buồn thấy mồ...

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Rules must change before we're all bored to death.

'I don't want to be bored to death' Neil Aspin on Port Vale's playing style.

“He was one of the most chipper (vui vẻ, hoạt bát), cheerful guys I’ve ever known,” Williams said. “I hired him in Richmond Hill after he told me was being ‘bored to death’ selling commercial refrigerators (tủ lạnh). It wasn’t long before I couldn’t imagine him doing anything but newspapering.”

Everyone at the Oscars looks bored to death. You can see it in their eyes. They’ve all seen each other before. They’ve all given the same tired answers to Nancy O’Dell or some other TV pud about the thrill of being nominated before. They’ve all given the same speeches many times over.

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