"Draw a line in the sand" nghĩa là gì?

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"Draw a line in the sand" nghĩa là vạch ra, lập ra một ranh giới hay một giới hạn vô hình mà nếu vượt qua thì sẽ gặp rắc rối hay có vấn đề.

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"I wanted to give coaches a way to draw a line in the sand and say this is my expectation of you," Tracy said. "If you go over that line, then you lose the privilege of playing on this team, representing this team."

“I didn’t feel like I was gonna be able to protect my family,” Bryant said. “There would be too many possible exposures to it. And I would really have no idea where it came from if I brought it home.” Bryant isn't the only teacher facing the decision of resignation and retirement because of the threat of the coronavirus. Family medical issues and fear of COVID-19 is forcing educators to draw a line in the sand.

The Washington County, Tennessee Board of Education voted Tuesday evening to let school sports go on as planned. Washington County Schools began remote learning on Monday. While Director of Schools Bill Flanary said he is pleased with the school system’s online learning program so far, he expressed frustration over a lack of clear guidance. “I’m listening to all these physicians, these epidemiologists…and none of them will draw a line in the sand and say ‘this is what you can do,'” Flanary said. “We’re making this up as we go.”

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