Keep his power dry?

2014-06-27 16:06

In the old days soldiers keep a bag of powders as today’s soldiers carry a supply of metal bullets as ammunition.

用英语聊聊创业

2014-06-26 12:02

现在创业者的年龄已经从过去传统行业的30几岁,经过桌面互联网一代的20几岁,到了现在移动互联网一代的10几岁。无论是哪个时代,创业意味着冲出自己原有的舒适领域,是一种敢和未知建立良好关系的能力。

Raw end of the deal?

2014-06-24 13:51

People who get the raw end of the deal are harshly, especially unfairly treated.

Finest hour?

2014-06-20 11:01

“Finest hour” means the best hour, the moment when something happens that makes your day.

用英语聊聊“养子养女”

2014-06-18 14:57

看乔布斯在斯坦福大学演讲的时候就在想,这样一个天才,是两个高智商的学生结合后来到这个世界的,但他的生父母没有做好养孩子的准备。今天就来说说关于养子养女的英文。

Running up the white flag?

2014-06-17 11:38

Shoppers running up the white flag means they’re losing the battle against such enemies as inflation, wage freezes and job insecurity.

An endless balancing act

2014-06-13 11:11

It is a process of doing several jobs at the same time and making sure all jobs are done well, equally well.

用英语聊聊“快闪”

2014-06-13 10:15

记得几年前在网上看到火车站一帮人聚在一起大跳Michael Jackson的歌,感觉热血沸腾,融合了创意、准时、激情、随意和舞蹈的一种活动,近两年向创意和意义发展,不再是简单的跳舞了。

Time to call time on cheap, strong alcohol

2014-06-10 10:49

To call time on something is to say time is up, the game is over and let’s call it a day.

Worth the candle?

2014-06-06 11:35

It means the gains made from getting some job done won’t be enough to buy the oil burnt from the lamp during the process.

常坐飞机的人需要学的口语

2014-06-05 15:23

常出差或旅行的人都得准备几句口语随身携带,和Leon一起来学学吧!

Ebbs and flows

2014-05-30 14:50

It is used to describe things in life that are affected by such cycles of high and low, up and down.

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