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John | 12th Apr 2012, 05:49 AM | 法律英語 | (1120 Reads)
《陽光姊妹淘》的娜美二十五年後重遇她當日的夢中情人。二十五年前某天,她拿着她暗地裡將他畫下的畫像,想向他表白,卻就在那一刻發現他和她的好友相戀。重遇的今天,對方已認不出她,對方的樣子(在以下YouTube clip 的1.32)也和她二十五年來緬懷的樣子不一樣了。她將二十五年前偷畫他的畫像親手交給他,然後離開。

 

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A firm((合伙)商號;商行;專業服務機構)means a company or a partnership(合伙). 

A business(工商企業)means a company or a partnership. 

Therefore, a firm or a business is not simply a company, as it can be taken to mean a partnership.(所以,不應簡單地說firmbusiness一定是公司,因為它也可能是合伙。) 

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John | 12th Apr 2012, 05:04 AM | 英語詞彙 (2) | (1225 Reads)

「多」,可以用

1.      permeate(彌漫);

2.      be peppered with(遍佈;這裡一些那裡一點);和

3.      a plethora of數目龐大的;過多的)。 

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John | 12th Apr 2012, 04:25 AM | 英語詞彙 (2) | (641 Reads)

Marva Collins ran the school for more than 30 years until it closed in 2008 due to lack of sufficient enrollment and funding. 

The school released a statement: “We are closing our school . . . because the community we wanted to serve has not supported, or could not support the school, to the extent financial considerations demand.” 

Subscribe to something是「認同某事」,那個「某事」的感覺比較遠。例:

I have personally never subscribed tothe view that eithersexissuperior to the other.
I will never takegendercould be
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John | 5th Apr 2012, 21:26 PM | 閱讀分享 | (584 Reads)
We need to stop asking whether or not a student is smart.  What we need to ask is what the student is smart at.
Marva Collins once wrote, "I have discovered few learning disabled students in my three decades of teaching. I have, however, discovered many, many victims of teaching inabilities."
 

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John | 5th Apr 2012, 06:55 AM | 用耳朶學英語 | (1936 Reads)

Ronald Reagan回答記者提問時,將他的機智撐到最大極限

1.          記者提出A論題,Reagan完全不落圈套,開口提出「負A」論題。(從相反的觀點看問題!)
2.          最超炫的是,Reagan用一張冷面將他的論題說得很幽默。
3.          連消帶打,用一種「弱點應歸於我對手」的方式作結。

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