Burden of proof?

2013-07-09 10:46

To paraphrase, people who put out a theory have to prove that theory to be true scientifically.

Not in her league?

2013-07-05 10:46

It’s only a guess, but this does sound like a guy who fancies a woman but keeps wondering whether she’s out of his reach.

别误会这些英文(八)

2013-07-04 13:55

本周介绍bring down the house, have a fit, make one’s hair stand on end, be taken in, pull up one’s socks等容易被误解意思的习语。

Last word?

2013-07-02 10:57

Well, at any rate let’s talk about Chinese parents, whom we all know a great deal about.

别误会这些英文(七)

2013-06-28 10:53

本周介绍pull one’s leg, in one’s birthday suit, eat one’s word, an apple of love, handwriting on the wall等容易被误解的习语。

Political horse trading

2013-06-28 10:45

“Horse trading” is a metaphor. Here, it may refer to any political wheeling and dealing, using cunning and tricks to get the best deal one can get.

Joined at the hip?

2013-06-25 10:49

This means there’s an intricate correlation between the performance of the stock market and that of the job market.

Jack of all trades?

2013-06-24 10:26

With experience in news reporting, marketing and public relations, Patrick is truly a “jack of all trades.”

别误会这些英文(六)

2013-06-20 14:37

本周带来American beauty, English disease, Greek gift, Spanish athlete, French chalk等容易误会意思的习语。

Penny wise, pound foolish?

2013-06-18 11:13

Our headline says this is a stupid decision, because the library, relatively speaking, costs little to run.

别误会这些英文(五)

2013-06-14 11:17

本周带来yellow book、red tape、green hand、blue stocking等和颜色相关的习语。

Let nature take its course

2013-06-07 10:29

“Let nature take its course” is a call for respect of nature against excessive trust in the human effort.

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