Strong-arming tactics?

2016-11-08 12:12

It refers to the use of force, sheer force and brutal force to get one's way instead of using good reason, persuasion and via cooperation.

Tone deaf?

2016-11-04 13:23

When people are accused of being tone deaf, they're said to be insensitive in one way or another, lacking empathy.

Hot button remarks?

2016-11-01 11:46

Things like "hot button issues" mean issues that are emotionally charged, that make people angry and riled up.

Beaten to the punch?

2016-10-28 11:56

If people are doing something with a common goal, the one who reaches the goal first is said to have beaten others to it.

On the bubble?

2016-10-25 14:15

As all bubbles tend to bust, people who are on the bubble are also ready to fail and collapse if anything goes wrong.

Some eye rolls?

2016-10-21 13:39

People roll their eyes when they hear something mildly shocking or annoying.

Eat the crow?

2016-10-18 11:44

When two people are making a bet on something, they’ll make the loser eat the crow as punishment.

To lean in or not to lean in

2016-10-14 12:11

To lean in is to be aggressive and not lay to lay back, to fight and compete like men and to take it rather than leave it.

万能动词“GET”的主要用法

2016-10-12 11:27

GET是五个最常用的英语动词之一,内涵非常丰富,而且用法颇为复杂。

Stopped in her tracks?

2016-10-11 13:45

People being stopped in their tracks are made frozen and speechless by what they see or experience.

Herculean proportions?

2016-09-27 11:12

A journey of herculean proportions is a journey that’s very long in distance, very very very long.

Real time?

2016-09-23 13:06

Real time literally means right now, as it happens.

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