Journey in Life: 08/26/20

Wednesday, August 26, 2020

Cũng không hãi hùng lắm nhỉ

ở nhật bản, robot nhảy thay fan hâm mộ...
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Some of the robots wore Hawks caps and waved flags (vẫy cờ) supporting the team.

Fans on social media (mạng xã hội) had mixed reactions (cảm xúc lẫn lộn).

"I think this is like a dystopia," wrote one Twitter user.

Another called the performance "insanely beautiful (đẹp điên cuồng)."

Boosted by the supportive robots, the Hawks won 4-3 as they look to defend their 2019 NPB title.

The NPB season began three months late on June 19 due to the coronavirus pandemic (đại dịch) and currently no supporters (người hâm mộ) are allowed to attend games.

Con gái lớn rồi

cãi và đánh bố vì bố lấy ma túy cho bạn (mà ko cho mình)...
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Cops allege that Dakota DiRienzo, 22, tangled with her father Luigi, 59, inside his residence at the Pelican Way mobile home park in Sebastian, a city just north of Vero Beach.

...During the confrontation (sự đương đầu, đối đầu), DiRienzo allegedly (bị cáo buộc) pulled her father to the ground (vật xuống đất), tearing his shirt (xé áo).

Bài trước: Sinh viên ngại khó

Luôn mang theo bên người

nữ kẻ trộm dùng cooc xê để khống chế chủ nhà :D
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...Troopers say they were wrong about no one being home, though.

They say Roton tried to restrain (ngăn trở; cản trở, ngăn giữ) one of the victims (nạn nhân) with a bra (áo nịt ngực) before she escaped (trốn thoát) the home.

The two then rummaged (lục lọi, lục soát) through the kitchen and stole an unknown amount of prescription drugs (thuốc kê đơn), troopers say.

Bài trước: Ôi trời

Ôi trời

bức tượng sáp 200 năm tuổi (ở bảo tàng ý) bị gãy ba ngón chân vì... du khách nhoài người chụp ảnh...
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The 200-year-old plaster cast model of Antonio Canova's statue of Paolina Bonaparte was damaged in the incident on July 31 at the Gipsoteca Museum in Possagno, northern Italy, Treviso Carabinieri, the local law enforcement agency, told CNN.

The man, whose name has not yet been released, was caught on a surveillance camera jumping up onto the statue's base to get a picture when the maneuver inadvertently snapped its toes.

The damaged statue is the original plaster cast model from which Canova carved a marble statue that is housed in the Borghese Gallery in Rome.

Canova was a revered sculptor (nhà điêu khắc đáng kính) who lived from 1757-1822 and was famous (nổi tiếng) for his marble statues (tượng đá hoa cương).

Hẳn phải rất lớn

các nhà khoa học anh cho rằng ở châu nam cực hẳn phải có nhiều chim cánh cụt hơn từng nghĩ, vì dựa vào ảnh chụp từ vệ tinh thì thấy... có rất nhiều cứt chim :D
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A study published Wednesday by scientists at the British Antarctic Survey counted 61 emperor penguin colonies dotted around the southernmost continent, 11 more than the number previously confirmed.

Scientists used images from Europe’s Sentinel-2 satellite mission to look for smudges (vết bẩn, vết dơ; vết ố, vết nhoè; đường mờ, dấu vết mờ mờ) on the ice that indicated large amounts of guano, or penguin poop.

The majestic emperor penguin breeds in remote areas where temperatures can drop as low as minus 50 degrees Celsius (minus 58 degrees Fahrenheit). Researchers have long relied on aerial photographs (không ảnh) and satellites (vệ tinh) to spot colonies of the flightless marine birds.

Không chấp nhận đa đảng

chỉ cần đa tịch,

hai cá nhân việt nam bỏ ra 2,5 triệu usd để mua "thị thực vàng" quốc tịch đảo síp...
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Among those who bought the passports, worth a minimum investment of $2.5m each, were elected politicians of several countries, board members of state enterprises and the brother of a former Lebanese Prime Minister.

These officials, known as politically exposed persons (PEPs), are internationally recognised as a category of individuals who are at higher risk of corruption because they or their family members hold some form of government position.

Thôi hết rồi

mới năm nào còn vốn hóa lớn nhất thị trường, giờ Exxon Mobil phải rời Dow Jones -> sự sụp đổ của ngành dầu khí...
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Longstanding Dow staple and oil giant Exxon Mobil, pharmaceutical company Pfizer and defense contractor (nhà thầu quốc phòng) Raytheon Technologies are out.

Cloud software seller Salesforce, biopharmaceutical company Amgen and manufacturing conglomerate Honeywell are in.

The removal of Exxon, which had been part of the Dow since 1928, comes amid a massive slump (sự hạ giá nhanh, sự sụt giá bất thình lình; sự ế ẩm, sự đình trệ; sự giảm sức mua bất ngờ (trong buôn bán); (từ Mỹ, nghĩa Mỹ) thời kỳ khủng hoảng (của một người, một nền (kinh tế)..)) for the oil sector during the recession (suy thoái) tied to COVID-19. The pandemic (đại dịch) has dampened energy usage.

Chevron will be the only energy company remaining in the Dow. Other members include Walmart, Home Depot, Johnson & Johnson, Microsoft, McDonald's, Cisco, Verizon, Visa, Nike, Goldman Sachs, Boeing and Disney.

"Curse under your breath" nghĩa là gì?

Có mấy ai không khó chịu bực dọc giờ tan tầm? Photo by Kaique Rocha from Pexels

"Curse (someone or something) under (one's) breath" nghĩa là lầm bầm nguyền rủa, nói xấu, phàn nàn ai/điều gì.

Ví dụ
Grace pulled and slipped. She pulled and slipped again. She cursed under her breath.

Of course there is always traffic and everyone else is a bad driver so you grip (nắm chặt) the steering wheel (vô lăng) hard and curse under your breath at the other drivers while you bob and weave through traffic.

The clerk (nhân viên) runs out screaming and takes a shot aiming for the tire (lốp xe) but misses and hits the bumper (tấm cản) separating it from the car speeding ahead. The man curses under his breath and runs inside.

He muttered (lẩm bẩm) a curse under his breath, then sighed as he caught another disapproving glance (ánh mắt phản đối) from their unwanted chaperons (bà đi kèm). “I had intended to kiss you all the way to France, but I can see that's out.”

Thu Phương

"Boring old fart" nghĩa là gì?

Photo by Kelly Lacy from Pexels

"Boring old fart" nghĩa là (quan điểm, thái độ) nhàm chán, cổ hủ.

Ví dụ
Think it’s fair to say Grealish will never get in the England squad with dickhead boring old fart Southgate in charge.

Peterson looks like boring old fart that boomers probably get into. Ben and the others probably appeal better to younger kids on the internet with their edginess (nhạy bén).

I think you mean Henry 'blowers' Blofield. He was the main one who would do this. As for boring old fart Jonners, you're wrong on that too. Cricket obviously isn't for you.

A High Court judge, the old boy certainly suffered from altitude sickness (sợ độ cao), taking the high moral ground at every opportunity, pontificating (lên mặt phán) from what he perceived as the rarefied air of his profession. Pompous (vênh vang), boring old fart would be more like it.

Thu Phương

"Born and bred in" nghĩa là gì?

Nơi tôi sinh ra và lớn lên. Photo by David Peterson from Pexels

"Born and bred (in a place)" nghĩa là sinh ra và lớn lên (ở một địa điểm cụ thể).

Ví dụ
I was born and bred in England, I can dare to be poor, which is the only thing nowadays men are ashamed of.

It was in this background that al-Ghazzāli born and bred in true Islamic environment found himself face to face with great challenges.

Born and bred in Hayling Island, Tom Babb brings 35 years of experience in the licensed (được cấp phép) trade to the Blue Bell Inn, which stands on the edge of town near the Mill Pond Promenade.

George Bingham had been born and bred among people for whom, as he grew to manhood (trưởng thành), he learned to entertain a most generous contempt (khinh thường), people in whom the hereditary (cha truyền con nối) possession of a large property—for he assured me that the facts stood in the relation of cause and effect—had extinguished (dập tắt) all intelligent purpose and principle.

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"If you're born to be hanged, then you'll never be drowned" nghĩa là gì?

Số phải tèo thì tèo. :D Photo by Patrick Case from Pexels

"If you're born to be hanged, then you'll never be drowned" = nếu bạn sinh ra để bị treo cổ thì sẽ không bao giờ bị chết đuối -> nghĩa là đừng quá hả hê vì may mắn thoát chết, có thể thảm họa khác còn ập tới.

Ví dụ
If you're born to be hanged you'll never drown, and apparently they'll never manage to shoot you, either. The bullet (đạn) had embedded itself in the chimney (ống khói), the only brick wall in the whole barrack hut (trại lính).

When she first went in a rowing boat (thuyền có mái chèo) and was frightened, her nurse reassured (trấn an) her with “if you're born to be hanged, you'll never be drowned”, evidently thinking one contingency (việc có thể xảy ra) as likely as the other.

"Isn't it dangerous?" asked Madame anxiously.
“If you're born to be hanged, you'll never be drowned,” exclaimed Emily, little thinking how terribly apposite was the adage (ngạn ngữ).

“And fare you well (tạm biệt), Jack. If you're born to be hanged, you'll never die of drowning.”
“No,” said the others in chorus, as they left the shop, “you'll never die of drowning, Jack!"

Thu Phương

"Were you born in a tent" nghĩa là gì?

Nhớ đóng cửa nha! Photo by Daria Shevtsova from Pexels 

"Were you born in a tent/barn?" = bạn sinh ra ở lều/chuồng ngựa đấy à -> nghĩa là mỉa ai, chửi ai ở bẩn, bừa bộn, không tinh tế hoặc thường là nói "bạn không biết đóng cửa à".

Ví dụ
Why are you standing here with the door open? Were you born in a barn?

“Close the door please,” yelled my Dad, “Do you think you were born in a barn?”

In my world, it's common to hear the insult, “Were you born in a barn?” Leave a door open and Mother said it. If I walked into school with mud on my feet, the teacher said it.

Watch where you're goin', huh? What were you, born in a barn? Don't you got no manners? You're a fuckin' rude asshole, you know that? What—you just bump into everybody, don't you? You don't give a fuck!

Thu Phương

"There's a sucker born every minute" nghĩa là gì?

Người tiêu dùng đều rất dễ dụ trước những chiêu trò bán hàng. Photo by Artem Beliaikin from Pexels

"There's one (or a sucker) born every minute" = mỗi phút lại có kẻ ngớ ngẩn được sinh ra -> nghĩa là bảo mọi người ngu ngốc, cả tin.

Ví dụ
Smiling to himself, he thought, If there's a sucker born every minute, most of 'em must end up here.

The only secret being sold is the one that says there's a sucker born every minute. And now that you know that secret, you, too, can just say no. No one but you is going to make you wealthy.

Then, there's a sucker born every minute, as P.T. Barnum—yet another American-born auctioneer (người xướng giá), another flimflam (xảo trá) artist—should never have needed to remind us. Come one, come all: There's room for everyone, inside that tent.

P.T. Barnum, the twentieth century circus mogul and business swash-buckler (côn đồ), was never known for honorable (danh giá) sales practices. His thesis was, “there's a sucker born every minute”. And nowhere was that thesis more in evidence than in the story of the Egress.

Thu Phương

"Born that way" nghĩa là gì?

Bạn là chính bạn và hãy tự tin vì điều đó. Photo by ALLAN FRANCA CARMO from Pexels

"Be born this/that way" hoặc "be made this/that way" nghĩa là vốn dĩ sinh ra đã như vậy, trời sinh ra vậy.

Ví dụ
She wasn't born that way, she was definitely made. She is exactly like our father.

If you are ugIy you are ugly bc you were born that way, not bc of your race, it’s just your face!

You can't be become gay if you were not born that way, it's not a choice it's like the colour of your skin you don't have any say in it.

Some ppl turn sad awfully young. No special reason, it seems, but they seem almost to b born that way. They hurt easier, tire faster, cry quicker, remember longer & as I say, get sadder younger than anyone else in the world. I'm one of them.

Thu Phương

"In all my born days" nghĩa là gì?

Chưa thấy giai đẹp bao giờ nó vậy đấy! Photo by Ketut Subiyanto from Pexels

"In all (one's) (born) days" nghĩa là chưa từng có, trong cả cuộc đời này (chưa bao giờ nhìn thấy/trải nghiệm điều gì).

Ví dụ
I never saw a man so curious in all my born days.

I don't believe I ever seed anything hansomer in all my born days, never.

Well, never in all my born days have I been happier to hear someone was adopted, let me tell you, Cassidy McClare.

I got a butcher knife (dao phay) from the kitchen and scraped the remains into a bowl, for no forest fire was going to deny me the joy of eating the biggest Easter rabbit I had ever seen in all my born days.

Thu Phương

"Curse the day you were born" nghĩa là gì?

Nhìn ánh mắt kìa. Photo by Brett Sayles from Pexels

"Curse the day (one) were born" = nguyền rủa ngày mình được sinh ra -> nghĩa là cảm thấy chán nản vì sự tồn tại của bản thân hoặc ghê tởm ai đó đến mức ước rằng họ chưa từng tồn tại.

Ví dụ
I curse the day you were born. I should have killed you a month ago.

I hope you understand me, son, and tomorrow you will write that confession. For if not, you will curse the day you were born.

It was also close to Long Bien the home of the in country military prison (nhà tù quân sự) for Americans that were serving time (thụ án). The rumor was that if you were sentenced (kết án) to serve time in there you would curse the day you were born.

Now, you men are going to think I'm a bastard (tên khốn). You're going to want to go home to mother. You're going to work like slaves and you're going to curse the day you were born. You're going to hate me every day and every night, if you have enough strength left to dream.

Thu Phương

Ôtô "không người lái" ở Dubai

hàng nghìn xe xịn Ferraris, Porsches, BMWs, Mercedes bị bỏ không ở sân bay quốc tế Dubai mỗi năm, có xe còn cả giấy tờ nợ nần, chìa khóa vẫn ở ổ, kèm theo lời xin lỗi...

họ bỏ chạy do nền kinh tế Dubai sụp vì nợ, khủng hoảng tài chính, (bài năm 2013)

trông hào nhoáng, thật ra ảo lắm :)
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Thousands of the finest automobiles ever made are now being abandoned (bị bỏ không, bỏ hoang) every year since Dubai's financial meltdown (khủng hoảng tài chính), left by expatriates  (người sống bên ngoài nước mình) and locals (người địa phương) alike who flee in a hurry (vội vã chạy trốn) because they face crippling debts (nợ nần ngập đầu). With big loans to repay to the banks (unpaid debt or even bouncing a cheque is a criminal offence (tội phạm hình sự) in Dubai), the panicked (hoảng loạn, hoảng sợ) car owners make their way to the airport (sân bay) at top speeds (tốc độ tối đa) and leave their vehicles in the car park (bãi đỗ xe), hopping on the next flight out of there, never to return (không bao giờ quay lại)…

Ferraris, Porsches, BMWs, Mercedes are regularly abandoned at the car park of Dubai International Airport, some with loan documents (hồ sơ vay ngân hàng) and apology notes (lời xin lỗi) simply left on the windscreen (kính chắn gió) and in some cases with the keys still in the ignition (ổ điện).

…Residents complain about the unsightly vehicles hogging parking spaces at the airport and sitting slumped outside their fancy yacht clubs– it's like, so not a good look.

Bài trước: Dễ mà được

Sẽ dẫn tới đâu?

NSA và CIA đã thử nghiệm với siêu máy tính Watson của IBM trong 2 năm qua, thu thập dữ liệu trên mạng toàn cầu (giao tiếp online) và phân tích, tìm ra khuôn mẫu những hành vi đáng ngờ  để thu hẹp phạm vi truy dấu vết khủng bố, (bài năm 2013)
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I.B.M.'s Watson, the supercomputing technology that defeated human Jeopardy! champions in 2011, is a prime example of the power of data-intensive (giàu dữ liệu) artificial intelligence (trí thông minh nhân tạo).

Watson-style computing, analysts said, is precisely the technology that would make the ambitious data-collection program (chương trình thu thập dữ liệu đầy tham vọng) of the N.S.A. seem practical. Computers could instantly sift through the mass of Internet communications (giao tiếp) data, see patterns (khuôn mẫu) of suspicious online behavior (hành vi trên mạng đáng ngờ) and thus narrow the hunt for terrorists (thu hẹp phạm vi truy tìm khủng bố).

Both the N.S.A. and the Central Intelligence Agency have been testing Watson in the last two years, said a consultant who has advised the government and asked not to be identified because he was not authorized to speak.

Nên làm gì khi đợi xe buýt quá lâu

bấm vỡ xốp bong bóng khí như hồi bé nhé :)

dự án thử nghiệm ở milan, các miếng xốp được cắt thành từng miếng chia theo số phút phải đợi, bạn lấy và cứ ngồi bấm chơi quên bực bội khi chờ xe thôi...
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Three different sized sheets of bubble wrap, sized for how long you expect to wait: a little square for three minutes, bigger for five minutes, biggest for 10 — and the sign on top says: "Antistress For Free!!"

Everyone knows what to do. First, you calculate.

Then you choose.

Then you forget all about the bus and spend the time happily popping polyethylene-wrapped air bubbles.

This idea, from mischievous (tinh nghịch, tinh quái, ranh mãnh, láu lỉnh) Italian conceptual artist Fra.Biancoshock borrows from the well-known psychological principle of "occupied time," which goes like this:

A few years ago, The New York Times reported that airline passengers (hành khách đi máy bay) in Houston were complaining (phàn nàn) bitterly (cay đắng) about how long they had to wait for their bags at those rotating carousels (dây chuyền hành lý). Airport officials quickly added baggage handlers to speed up delivery, but though they cut the time to eight minutes (well within the industry average) the complaints didn't stop. People were peeved (chọc tức, làm phiền, tức giận), because it took one minute to get to baggage claim, and they had to wait around, doing nothing, for the next seven minutes. In other words, 88 percent of their post-flight time was spent waiting.

Trái tim thông minh

đàn ông lớn lên trong tình thương yêu, có sự nghiệp phát triển hơn...

nghiên cứu cho thấy, nam thanh niên lớn lên trong gia đình có cha mẹ thương yêu, đùm bọc thường thăng tiến trong quân đội (là sĩ quan, thiếu tá...) so với những người lớn lên trong gia đình không hạnh phúc thì chỉ là binh nhì thôi...
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David Brooks argues that over time, people (especially men) have become more emotionally intelligent (trí tuệ cảm xúc) and that this shift might be responsible for a significant portion of our cultural progress.

In the 1930s and 1940s, the researchers didn't pay much attention to the men's relationships. Instead, following the intellectual fashions of the day, they paid a lot of attention to the men's physiognomy (các đặc điểm của bộ mặt con người; nét mặt; diện mạo; kiểu mặt; gương mặt; nghệ thuật xét đoán tính tình một người qua các đặc điểm của mặt người đó; thuật xem tướng mặt.) Did they have a "masculine" body type? Did they show signs of vigorous genetic endowments?

But as this study -- the Grant Study -- progressed, the power of relationships became clear. The men who grew up in homes with warm parents were much more likely to become first lieutenants (trung úy) and majors (thiếu tá) in World War II. The men who grew up in cold, barren (cằn cỗi (đất); không có quả (cây); hiếm muộn, không sinh đẻ (đàn bà); không đem lại kết quả) homes were much more likely to finish the war as privates (binh nhì).

Body type was useless as a predictor of how the men would fare in life. So was birth order or political affiliation. Even social class had a limited effect. But having a warm childhood was powerful. As George Vaillant, the study director, sums it up in "Triumphs of Experience," his most recent summary of the research, "It was the capacity for intimate relationships that predicted flourishing in all aspects of these men's lives."

Bài trước: Thật sững sờ

Cho chúng tôi trứng với

người phụ nữ bỉ nghĩ mình là gà, do trầm cảm...
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The 54-year-old woman, who had no history of drug or alcohol abuse, was found by her brother in her garden clucking and blowing her cheeks before crowing like a rooster (gà trống).

On arrival at an accident and emergency ward, the woman had expressed her conviction (sự nhận thức thấy tội lỗi) and had spoken of feeling new sensations in her limbs.

Following a seizure (sự bị ngập máu, sự lên cơn; cơn tai biến ngập máu...; xuất huyết não), the thoughts no longer plagued the woman and she was said to be embarrassed by the episode, of which her memory was impaired.

Bài trước: Dám cãi à

Cập nhật tình hình khủng bố

khí từ hộp chở tinh dịch ngựa khiến còi báo động... :D
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A fire engine from Cosham Fire Station and two from Waterlooville Fire Station were called to the DPD parcel delivery centre (trung tâm phân phối hàng/bưu kiện) in Dunsbury Park, Havant at 6.40pm on Monday.

The call was made after staff at the depot (kho chứa, kho hàng) found ‘a white smokey mist’  (màn sương khói trắng mờ) coming from a package, according to a spokesman from Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service.

The package was revealed to be a container holding chilled horse semen (tinh dịch ngựa đông lạnh), with the leaking gas coming from the liquid nitrogen used as a coolant (chất lỏng làm nguội)...

Bài trước: Rất hợp lý

Rất hợp lý

xả súng vì ko tuân thủ giãn cách xã hội...
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Douglas Marks, 29, was arrested (bị bắt giữ) Tuesday on charges of aggravated assault (tấn công) with a deadly weapon (vũ khí chết người), use of a firearm (súng cầm tay) to commit a felony (phạm trọng tội) and discharging (sự nổ súng, sự phóng điện, sự bắn ra (tên lửa, mũi tên...)) a firearm in public (nơi công cộng). Jail records show he’s being held at Turner Guilford Knight Correctional Center on $11,000 bond.

The incident occurred Monday evening in the lobby of Crystal Beach Suites on Collins Avenue. Marks noticed a woman, later identified as Veronica Pena, sitting on a couch with her son. He approached (tiến lại gần, tiếp cận) the two and told them to leave.

Ignoring (phớt lờ) him, Pena and her son didn’t move. She then overheard Marks say, “Let me take care of them, I have two people not following directions,” before he grabbed a black firearm and let off several shots,

Thật sững sờ

cha mẹ có con học tại nhà (từ xa/online vì covid-19) thì uống bia/rượu nhiều hơn...
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We found that parents who are stressed by having to help their children with distance learning (học từ xa) during the COVID-19 pandemic (đại dịch) drink seven more drinks per month than parents who do not report feeling stressed by distance learning. These stressed parents are also twice as likely to report binge drinking (chè chén say sưa) at least once over the prior month than parents who are not stressed, according to our results. Binge drinking, which varies by gender, is when women consume at least four, or men have at least five alcoholic beverages (which includes beer, wine, or liquor) within a couple hours of each other.

We learned this from our online survey, which 361 parents with children under 18 years old currently living with them completed in May 2020. 

"Drop like flies" nghĩa là gì?

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"Drop like flies" = rớt như ruồi nhặng -> cụm từ này nghĩa là rơi rụng vô số kể; chết như rạ.

Ví dụ
Entering week six and the fantasy season is full swing. Players continue to drop like flies and it becomes a game of adding the hot hand. Time to dive into a few names to consider that could give you a boost at the corner infield positions.

SIX DECADES after independence, our political system is still heavily influenced by the Westminster model. Except in one crucial respect. Political leaders in the UK tend to drop like flies. David Cameron quit after the Brexit vote; his successor (người tiếp sau, người kế nhiệm) Theresa May quit after failing to pass her Brexit deal. Jeremy Corbyn quit after losing two elections.

There is a silver lining, though: the Yankees will now likely play fewer games shorthanded in 2020. It’s an unsafe assumption if ever there was one – Yankees just drop like flies these days – but humor me. The team is a walking hospital ward again right now and the extra few days off will help in that regard. The Yankees suddenly have a ton of cushion. Remember, the Yanks are not playing on Monday or Thursday, either. This helps out Aaron Judge, specifically, but everyone overall. The Yankees should be healthier in a few weeks.

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Bài trước: "Every nook and cranny" nghĩa là gì?

"Every nook and cranny" nghĩa là gì?

Cô em trốn kỹ quá, giờ mới tìm thấy! Photo by Drew Graham on Unsplash

"Every nook and cranny" nghĩa là khắp mọi ngóc ngách, khắp nơi.

Ví dụ
Delhi is India’s dining room, after all, with food from every nook and cranny of the country, even the world, and Café Delhi Heights (CDH) is one of those places that reflect that. The one problem we didn’t have when it came to ordering from CDH is having to stick to any one cuisine, but more on that later.

The oldest of all beers, sour ales (bia chua), have been a source of alcoholic myth and lore for centuries. Today, the beers people consume are brewed (được ủ) in factories with rigorous health codes and sanitary practices. Finishing a beer and putting it into a tank to ferment is just half the battle; the other part is intensely cleaning out every nook and cranny of the brewing equipment so that the next batch catches no infections nor retains any characteristics from the previous beer brewed before it.

Because guests enjoy outdoor seating at Croissants at Heidi’s Corner in nice weather, awnings to keep the hot sun at bay have been added to the wraparound porch. Decorative draperies are also new at that location, making it what Vukov called “a little cozier.” Every health precaution is taken at each location. Not just cleaning, but sanitizing and disinfecting (tẩy uế) every table, chair and surface near the seating area is done after each guest. Between March 18 when Croissants closed because of COVID and when it re-opened in mid-May, “every nook and cranny” was repainted and every inch of the restaurant was meticulously cleaned.

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Bài trước: "It’s anyone’s call" nghĩa là gì?

"It’s anyone’s call" nghĩa là gì?

Công nhận năm nay tay nghề makeup của ai cũng chất!!! Photo by Chalo Garcia on Unsplash

"It’s anyone’s call" là cụm từ dùng khi nói đến một cuộc thi mà khó có thể dự đoán được kết quả chung cuộc của nó.

Ví dụ
Yes, it is the battle of the major tournaments; Italia 90 v Euro 88. Who wins? It's anyone's call. In the semi-finals the 90-92 jersey absolutely obliterated the 15-16 home top, amassing over 80% of the vote but on the other side of the draw things were a lot closer.

The position arguably has the most unknowns on the Browns, and it's anyone's call as to who will start where when the depth chart is finalized. On-field reps will carry immense value to Tarver when he and defensive coordinator Joe Woods evaluate a group that features second-year players Mack Wilson and Sione Takitaki, rookie Jacob Phillips and the oldest member of the group, 27-year-old B.J. Goodson.

Yes, this is not unlike putting on your parachute after you’ve jumped out of the plane, but the simple announcement that basketball’s coming back is enough to warm the hearts of fans who enjoyed The Last Dance and endless Finals replays but are ready for, you know, real games. Plus, we get to see more LeBron, more Kawhi, more Giannis, more Zion. (Alas, no more Vince Carter and no KD at all.) This is going to be one of the most intense, remarkable stretches in NBA history, and it’s anyone’s call as to who’s going to end up the champion. (Bonus: the ‘should a championship come with an asterisk?’ question will keep sports talk radio humming all summer long.) For now, we’ve got plenty of questions with absolutely (hoàn toàn) no answers. But at long last, we can start asking them again.

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Bài trước: "Last but not least" nghĩa là gì?

"Last but not least" nghĩa là gì?

Giờ chốt lại anh có thấy em đẹp không? Photo by redcharlie on Unsplash

"Last but not least" nghĩa là cuối cùng nhưng cũng không kém phần quan trọng.

Ví dụ
Last but not least, it’s imperative you read Meghan McCarron’s nuanced look into the allegations against food world editor Peter Meehan. It published just as I was wrapping this note so I can touch upon it more next week.

Last but not least, while gauging merger benefits one must contextualise overlap in product/distribution capabilities—specially considering shared strengths in auto OEM relationships. All said and done, BAGI’s cost ratio of 42% seems mainly a function of sub-optimal scale and therefore much easier to rectify.

Last but not least, “The Fiend” Bray Wyatt will defend his newly won Universal Championship against the former champion Braun Strowman and a returning Roman Reigns. The rivalries (sự kình địch) and the matches may seem rushed because WWE only has one more date to solidify the feuds for Payback. WWE will probably put social media platforms into good use.

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Bài trước: "Zenith of career" nghĩa là gì?