Journey in Life: 12/19/19

Thursday, December 19, 2019

"Give weight" nghĩa là gì?

Photo by  Felipe Elioenay

"Give (something) weight" = Cân đo cái gì -> Xem xét, cân nhắc việc gì đó quan trọng và liên quan tới mình.

Ví dụ
Group Guns & Bombs and then made music as Deathface, had the music and clubs background to give the idea weight (pun intended).

We had hoped that putting something out with the badge of Her Majesty's Treasury or the backdrop of Downing Street would give it weight.

While it doesn't seem like a sure thing that Culberson will be non-tendered, that Bowman is even entertaining the possibility does give it weight.

The lie is not exposed. It is simply repeated over and over and over until the public accepts that the mere fact of its repetition must give it weight.

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"Give to on a plate" nghĩa là gì?

Photo by  Ante Hamersmit

"Give (something) to (one) on a plate" = Bỏ cái gì trên dĩa để người ta ăn -> (thông tục) trao cho ai cái gì mà không cần bất kỳ nỗ lực nào từ phía người đó. Cụm từ này giống như việc hàng phòng ngự chơi lỏng lẻo và tạo cơ hội để đối thủ ghi bàn một cách dễ dàng; 'dâng đến tận miệng'.

Ví dụ
It was a lifelong dream for this ambitious 26-year-old to own a coffee shop - but she never expected her "guardian angel" to give it to her "on a plate".

“Here you’ve got to work. I don’t have the Salahs and the Mohamed Aboutrikas‚ and these ones in midfield who are going to give it to you on a plate.

"They are not going to give it to me on a plate and it's important I respect the guys and see what happens in the race and come up with the best tactics (chiến thuật)."

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"Give full play" nghĩa là gì?

Trẻ trâu một thời. Photo by Sophie Dale

"Give (something) full play" = Chơi thả ga -> Phát triển cái gì một cách hoàn toàn hoặc dùng hết ý tưởng hoặc cảm xúc của mình cho điều gì.

Ví dụ
When Dan Quinn decided to give full play calling duties to Jeff Ulbrich and Raheem Morris, most people didn't think much of it.

The company will give full play to the functions of risk management, technology advancement and financing in the scope of life reinsurance (tái bảo hiểm), as well as the "Belt and Road Initiative", and the construction of Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area, so as to contribute to the prosperity (sự thịnh vượng) and development of the insurance industry in Hong Kong and Mainland China.

According to the Greater Bay Area's plan, the SAR is set to develop into a global tourism and leisure center, as well as an economic and trade cooperation platform (nền tảng về việc hợp tác kinh tế và thương mại) between the Chinese mainland and Portuguese-speaking countries. So Macao has to give full play to its advantages, including its role as a bridge connecting the mainland with Portuguese-speaking countries, to facilitate (tạo điều kiện thuận lợi) the construction of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area.

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"Give a facelift" nghĩa là gì?

Đến lúc đổi áo mới rồi đó. Photo by  rashid khreiss

"Give (something) a facelift" = Thay đổi kiểu dáng của cái gì -> Tân trang lại hoặc cải thiện vẻ bề ngoài của cái gì.

Ví dụ
Jaguar gives the F-Type a facelift in a bid too boost sales - and it's trimmed prices to tempt you away from Porsche dealers.

The Tsiame E.P Basic School in the Keta Municipality of the Volta Region, has been given a facelift by Volta Beads, a group of young female volunteers in the region.

New owners Scott Jacoby and Robert Jayne are giving the Sherman Oaks bar a facelift — while attempting to preserve the community atmosphere fostered (nuôi dưỡng, ấp ủ) by longtime regulars. It closed for a year after the passing of its second owner George Lasky, and re-opened late October to begin a next chapter.

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"Give the royal treatment" nghĩa là gì?

Mời ngài dùng. Photo by Toa Heftiba

"Give (one) the royal treatment" = Đối xử với ai như ông hoàng -> Đối xử với ai một cách rất chu đáo, long trọng và quan tâm hết sức.

Ví dụ
Ramsey said that whatever farm gets to stand Kitten's Joy must also give him the royal treatment he has received at Ramsey Farm.

“He led one of the most colorful lives of anybody in any industry and I'm just really happy that ESPN saw fit to give him the royal treatment.”.

This is our only major shot of Grindelwald. Looks like the MACUSA didn't exactly give him the royal treatment while he was in custody (sự trông nom, giam cầm).

Next night was receiver Eddie Royal. The sweetest guy, you’d love him to date your daughter, but you’d be worried they’d underperform on game night. To his credit (uy tín), Eddie would eventually come out of his shell, starring in a Taco Bell commercial in which a customer walked up to the counter and declared “Give me the Royal Treatment.” But we were to receive none of the Royal Treatment on this eve. He took a dump on stage (not literally; that might’ve at least garnered (thu vào kho, sinh lời) some shocked applause) and was booed (đuổi ra) back to his chair.

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"Give the length of tongue" nghĩa là gì?

Lêu lêu. Photo by  Hunter Johnson

"Give (one) the length of (one's) tongue" = Lên giọng/gắt gỏng nói ra ý kiến của mình với ai; nói quá nhiều hoặc cằn nhằn đủ thứ chuyện.

Ví dụ
“He's starting to give things the lenghth of his tongue and get his teammates around and say, 'Guys, this is what we're going to do,'” Jasper said.

A caller to the C-SPAN network on Wednesday, to give the impeachment enquiries (câu hỏi tra vấn về việc luận tội) the length of his tongue, which he is obviously against.

A person's fertility (tình trạng màu mỡ, khả năng sinh sản) is absolutely no one's business — but that didn't stop alt-right personality Stefan Molyneux to give Swift the length of his tongue.

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"Give the chair" nghĩa là gì?

Đúng tội. Photo by Zan

"Give (someone) the chair" = Tiến hành xử tử ai bằng ghế điện.

Ví dụ
“If it was me, I'd give him the chair. I feel like he deserves the chair because he took my father's life,” the victim's son Jeffrey Thomas said.

“I want them to give him the chair, I don't give a damn anymore.” It is unclear if Rodriguez has been charged with the killing of his girlfriend.

“That’s great. I hope they give him the chair.” Pretty much up until she got stabbed (bị đâm, cơn đau nhói), I worried that Gina (or her agent) was faking the death threat. With Chelsea Peretti’s excited yet cold-blooded delivery of this line, it could have gone either way.

Dinuba police described Rodriguez as a gang (tên côn đồ) member who’d been involved in shootings and stabbings when he lived there years earlier. His mother told KGPE that he liked “having control over people” and that the victim was a “loving person.” “I’m sorry to all her family and friends and I’m sorry all of this happened,” Rodriguez’s mother, Nellie Guttierez, told the station. “She didn’t deserve this…. I want to give him the chair. I don’t give a damn anymore.”

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Tổng thống Trump bị luận tội, ai đắc lợi?

vậy là Trump nối gót Bill Clinton, trở thành Tổng thống thứ 3 trong lịch sử bị impeach.
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Congress (quốc hội) voted 230-197 to approve the first article and 229-198 for the second.

Members voted overwhelmingly along party lines (theo đường lối của đảng), with three Democrats opposing one or both articles, and one, 2020 candidate Tulsi Gabbard, voting “present”.

While announcing the result, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who has cast the impeachment as a sad, solemn (trọng thể; chính thức, long trọng; trang nghiêm, uy nghi, uy nghiêm) occasion, shut down applause (tràng pháo tay hoan hô) from Democrats.

Afterward, Pelosi evaded (lẩn tránh) questions about when she will hand the articles of impeachment over to the Senate (thượng viện), indicating that wants to first make sure that the Senate will hold a “fair” trial.

"Give fits" nghĩa là gì?


"Give (someone) fits" = Làm cho ai ngạc nhiên, xúc phạm đến ai hoặc khiến ai tức giận và đau buồn.

Ví dụ
"I feel in my bones when something bad is going to happen," she tells us in a voiceover (lời thuyết minh trong phim); her bones are about to give her fits.

Elbert had the song “Come on Eileen” running through her head: Wiebke would pick it on the jukebox (máy hát tự động) every time he saw her, just to give her fits.

“Sometimes aggressive teams give me fits,” he said. “They attack me early and sometimes it takes an inning ((bóng chày) phần của trận đấu cả hai đội lần lượt đánh) or two to get going. Today was the day where they were there early, and I didn’t quite react quick enough.”

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"A blank cheque" nghĩa là gì?

Photo by: Wallpaper Flare

"A blank cheque" = tờ séc trắng -> nghĩa là tờ séc đã được kí nhưng không ghi số tiền, nghĩa bóng là không giới hạn nguồn tiền, tài nguyên để làm việc gì.

Ví dụ
Trudeau is effectively cutting a blank cheque to Alberta — or more precisely (chính xác), the oil and gas sector knowing full well permitting, legal errors and protests will slow construction and drive up costs.

The Tories cannot get away from the fact all this has happened on their watch. That is why we cannot give Boris Johnson a blank cheque so he can deliver nothing more than 5 years of the same. A right wing Tory majority (phần lớn) would only continue to destroy the vital (sống còn) services we depend on.

Hungary's government said on Thursday it also had some conditions before it could back the deal. "Hungary agrees with the ambitious (tham vọng) goals set by the EU but we cannot sign a blank cheque," said Prime Minister Viktor Orban's chief of staff, Gergely Gulyas on Thursday.

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