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Friday, December 25, 2020

"Shuffle the deck" nghĩa là gì?

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"Shuffle the deck" = tráo bài -> nghĩa là thay đổi tình huống bằng cách sắp xếp lại nhân lực hoặc những thứ liên quan theo hướng khó đoán.

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That's required the team to shuffle the deck in previously unimaginable ways. First and foremost, Evan Rothstein will be charged with calling defensive plays.

This forced the Buckeyes to shuffle the deck and might explain for a very disjointed (rời rạc) effort on offense as executions and play calling could both be called into question for much of the game.

So I think this is a great time to sort of shuffle the deck, allow some leadership, leaders to emerge (nổi lên) from within and bring in some new talent that maybe I don't offer. So from that perspective I'm very excited to be leaving a strong organization.

If Trump announces a 2024 candidacy as early as now, he might find it hard to keep enthusiasm high for four long years. A lot can happen that may shuffle the deck: Stock market prices, health care reform, and a growing fear of the climate (khí hậu) change are factors that can influence people’s opinion.

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"Have the deck stacked against" nghĩa là gì?

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"Have the deck stacked against" = bài (bạc) bị chia gian lận -> nghĩa là hầu như không có cơ hội thành công vì những khó khăn, chướng ngại hiện tại.

Ví dụ
Florida's hopes of reaching the CFP took a major blow last weekend, and it would likely still have the deck stacked against it even if it pulled off a major upset in Atlanta. These are some valid (hợp lý) points from Sankey, but the committee (ủy ban) may not see if that way. The door could still be open though.

In an offseason that's been impacted (ảnh hưởng) by the COVID-19 pandemic, teams that made lots of offseason changes have the deck stacked against them. Luckily for the Chiefs, they aren't one of those teams.

When underdogs (bên thua) succeed, they are never forgotten. And as difficult as the path may be, hope remains for a Sacramento team that always seems to have the deck stacked against them.

The Boilermakers do have the deck stacked against them coming into the game. Head coach Jeff Brohm is in isolation (cô lập) after testing positive for COVID-19 and star receiver Rondale Moore will also miss the game for an undisclosed (không được tiết lộ) reason.

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"Can't stand the pace" nghĩa là gì?

"Can't stand the pace"  có can't stand là không chịu được, không thích -> cụm từ này nghĩa là không thể làm được việc gì vì căng thẳng hoặc áp lực.

Ví dụ
Some actors have actually made their way out of the spotlight (ánh đèn sân khấu) since they can’t stand the pace any longer, but a lot of them have stuck around for their own reasons. One of those reasons might be that no matter what, they still love it.

This year was special, my youngest son (19) can’t stand the pace of baseball, he is a runner and soccer player. However all season he was up while I was watching the Dodgers games from the west coast and I noticed he routinely had one eye on the game.

It is a grueling (mệt mỏi) daily routine, and many migrants, particularly those with small children, can’t stand the pace. Many drop out and seek help from authorities to take them back to Honduras, where most came from. The Mexican government said late Wednesday there are 3,630 people in the caravan, although local mayors put the number as high as 6,000.

McGregor, for all his snarling (càu nhàu) charisma (uy tín), can’t stand the pace of a 12-round boxing bout. And May can’t campaign (vận động) her way out of a paper bag. Yet this Prime Minister still has the chance to leave No 10 Downing Street with her head held high.

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"Compass her purpose" nghĩa là gì?

"Compass her purpose" có compass là thực hiện, hoàn thành -> cụm từ này nghĩa là đạt được mục đích.

Ví dụ 
He was overjoyed because after years of hard work, compass his purpose of buying himself a home.

I will try to compass my purpose by the simple climbing of a tree, and to that end all I could need from you is a stout lift and a good word. 

Identify specific tasks for each department and individual; at the same time coordinating activities to compass purpose of the business.

Remind yourself why you want to compass your purpose. Every time you look at the words that say your goals - for example, having to complete an MBA - imagine how much this precious degree will have in your life in the future.

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"Compass his death" nghĩa là gì?

"Compass his death" có compass là âm mưu, mưu đồ -> cụm từ này nghĩa là âm mưu giết ai.

Ví dụ
If it is desired to compass his death by slow degrees, that may be done in several ways.

But as his elder half-brothers (cùng cha khác mẹ) showed but little love for him and even tried to compass his death.

He knew that his enemies would compass his death; but he was not afraid. His heart was full of courage, his eyes shone with heavenly brightness.

He thought of the lengths to which Rokoff had once gone to compass his death, and he realized that what the man had already done would doubtless be as nothing by comparison with what he would wish and plot to do now that he was again free.

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"Carry the war into the enemy's camp" nghĩa là gì?

"Carry the war into the enemy's camp" -> nghĩa là tấn công (chứ không chỉ giữ thế thủ).

Ví dụ
They even carry the war into the enemys camp by all visiting Kirrin Island along with Sally.

The two girls now carry the war into the enemys camp, and play a fine trick upon their lovers.

It is thought to be an act of justice to the writer of the following letters, to apprize the reader, that thej have not had their origin in the uhot bed of acrimonious seat; or from a martial disposition to carry the war into the enemys camp without provocation (khiêu khích).

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"Beyond my compass" nghĩa là gì?

"Beyond one's compass" = có beyond là vượt ra ngoài giới hạn -> cụm từ này nghĩa là vượt phạm vi hiểu biết.

Ví dụ 
We fully accept that there are aspects that can go beyond scientific's compass, for example, the subjective experience of the human brain.

The group of American soldiers in small numbers, including those on the battlefield for the first time, discovered horrifying things beyond their compass but still tried to find a way to perform the assigned task.

But da Vinci's talent and knowledge are nothing compared to his inventions, for that is when all the brightest qualities of the genius of the Renaissance (thời Phục Hưng) are revealed through machines beyond his compass of his contemporaries time (đương thời).

Tsarukyan also said that he searched for solutions to the society's problems by using all political means. But I have always been against 'maidans' (trinh nữ), and I am honest also here. I would hate myself if the blood of even one innocent man was spilled. This is beyond my compass.

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"Carry an amount of weight" nghĩa là gì?

"Carry an amount of weight" = mang trọng lượng -> nghĩa là có tầm quan trọng hay ảnh hưởng sâu sắc.

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Therefore, having a profound understanding and carrying an amount of weight over many different market segments within the Asia-Pacific region. 

TSOL is an investment holding company with no operations of its own. There is no operational overlap with TCS, which operates independently and is managed by professionals. TSOL does not carry an amount of weight on TCS's board of directors. There are no inter-company loans and only very limited related-party transactions.

K.T. Oslin had one of the most soulful voices in Country Music and was carry an amount of weight for women with her hit 80's Ladies," said Sarah Trahern, CEO of the Country Music Association. "I was fortunate to work with K.T. on a number of television shows in the late 90s. She was always gracious (hài lòng) to the crews and up-and-coming talent performing alongside her. She truly had one of the best voices in the history of our format."

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"Carry everything before one" nghĩa là gì?

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"Carry everything before one" -> nghĩa là thành công mỹ mãn.

Ví dụ 
The combination of two specialized physicians has carried everything before one for the operation. The mother is actively monitored (theo dõi) and treated, while the girl is transferred to the Maternity Hospital for special care.

Saying to reform (cải tạo) the skin for "dangerous" but in fact, to hack bright skin, it is smooth and blemishes (vết nám) like fading is not difficult, you just prefer 1 in 5 effective toner How to get rid of dead skin below is carry everything before one, radiant welcome to 2021.

The pale (tái nhợt) image of the mango trees of my hometown dying from human carelessness reminds us of an important thing: Without strong sanctions (phê chuẩn) to protect and take care of these trees after planting, problems The project of planting trees will be difficult to carry everything before one.

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"Carry it off well" nghĩa là gì?

"Carry it off well" -> nghĩa là giữ được thái độ đường hoàng; không hề nao núng.

Ví dụ
The 9-year-old girl ... suddenly became famous because she slipped more than 40 times, carrying it off well.

"Faced with so many difficulties, we still carry it off well - even somewhat better than many other countries in the world," Putin told reporters.

The defense mistake caused them to be used by Robert Lewandowki to equalize for Bayern at the end of the first half. Leverkusen carried it off well when losing the lead. In contrast, the home team continued to kick on par with the opponent and created many chances to score. But they were once again distracted at the end of the game and Lewandowski continued to be the punishment for that mistake.

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"Carry on with her" nghĩa là gì?

"Carry on with her" -> nghĩa là tán tỉnh ai; dan díu bí mật với ai.

Ví dụ
Was Dan jealous of his ex-lover when he found out that she carried on with lawyer Louis?
"I've always thought that the public is like a sassy (đỏng đảnh) girl, the more we carry on with her, the more she wants to run away from us."

Beautiful female model Lilia Sudakova, 26, is becoming the name of attention in Russia after the recent horrifying murder of her husband. Lilia was charged with the murder of husband Sergey Popov, 28, after the man brought a woman he knew from a bar home and carried on with her in front of his wife's eyes.

The love story and the mixed marriage between Prince Charles and Princess Diana is always a mystery in the hearts of fans. Rumors of an insider carrying on with a third person during 15 years of long-time companionship appeared in the newspaper, making the news of the British Royal couple still the concern of the public.

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"Carry on somehow" nghĩa là gì?

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"Carry on somehow" -> nghĩa là kiên trì, bền trí vượt qua khó khăn, thử thách.

Ví dụ
Days of Our Lives spoilers say Gabi will have to carry on somehow, so we’ll see how she copes (đối phó) in the coming weeks. CDL will have other exciting Days of Our Lives spoilers, updates and news, so don’t forget to stop by regularly.

"I knew I had to carry on somehow as the hotel had a short window to get some structural work and the redesign of the rooms done," says Laura. "Luckily, I had taken lots of photographs and dimensions so I had those to work within until the Government allowed building workers and me back on site."

"Big churches are great," Turk said, adding that you can get day care services, your taxes done, and legal advice along with your sermon (bài thuyết giáo), but they are missing the close-nikt sense (cảm giác gần gũi) of community that small churches have."We'll move on and try to carry on somehow," he added, "It's not something members will lose their faith over."

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"Fetch and carry for" nghĩa là gì?

"Fetch and carry for" -> nghĩa là làm việc vặt, chân tay cho người khác. 

Ví dụ 
Hastings’ role, from the first episode of Poirot 25 years ago, was to fetch and carry for the Great Detective (thám tử vĩ  đại), look puzzled (tỏ vẻ bối rối), ask the obvious questions and then applaud in delight.

Unless the human race ensures that those who are dependent, are always far less in number than those providing the support, societies will collapse (sụp đổ) and the remaining fit/able bodied and healthy people will move somewhere else to avoid being expected to fetch and carry for hoards of people and not get to enjoy their own lives.

At the age of three he was kidnapped from his village by soldiers, and even after the war ended in 2003 he was effectively enslaved (bắt làm nô lệ). "I looked after the man who had been the boss-man of the soldiers; I had to fetch and carry for him," he explains. "I was just a small kid – I had no chance on my own." He finally escaped when he was 13, and settled in Lowah; he works on a farm to support himself.

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Sinh nhật Phương Minh

"Shock and awe" nghĩa là gì?

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"Shock and awe" = bàng hoàng và kinh hãi -> nghĩa là dùng chiến thuật gây bất ngờ, sợ hãi, hăm dọa để đạt được phản ứng nhất định từ kẻ thù.

Ví dụ
During "The Price Is Right" primetime holiday special on Tuesday night, the Derricks family found themselves winning big and taking home three different cars. During the Triple Play, the family won a Volkswagen Jetta, a Jeep Cherokee Latitude Crossover, and a Cadillac CT4 Luxury. The cars totaled around $83,735 altogether. Fans immediately took to (quen với) social media with their shock and awe, in states of disbelief (không tin) that the family could win all three cars over the course of one game.

Are there less destructive alternatives (biện pháp thay thế)? Of course there are, and especially if the city slows down and stops trying to do a “shock and awe” build-anything-now approach. 

In another White House administration, these pardons may have sparked political scandal, but outgoing President Donald Trump’s shock-and-awe waves of clemency (lòng nhân từ) relegated them to local news and second-day leads.

You know, their concern turns to complete surprise and shock and awe and happiness. So, you know, we were happy to go and fulfill that.

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