Pedestrian effort

2010-03-16 11:55

Making a pedestrian effort means to acheive goal without working too hard.

'No day but today'

2010-03-15 10:19

It's often the outsiders who achieve major breakthroughs.

Lean but mean

2010-03-12 11:52

"Lean and mean" is an American idiom that means fit and efficient.

The cold hard facts about Internet dating

2010-03-11 11:51

For anyone who tries to get a date, the answer could lie in your calculator.

Loose cannon

2010-03-09 13:52

A loose cannon is often used to refer to a person who is unpredictable.

Time to get reel

2010-03-08 14:16

The key is to raise the quality of homemade film products.

Ali pulling his punches

2010-03-05 11:46

"Pulling punches" means refraining from telling the harsh facts.

Youngsters lord it over not in China but in the West

2010-03-04 11:47

In the UK, it's not the children who need a hong bao.

Shoot from the hip

2010-03-02 13:30

"Shoot from the hip" means a quick, immediate, instinctive reaction.

An elderly woman with two large pots

2010-03-01 13:21

It's the cracks and flaws we each have that make our lives together so interesting.

Saving grace

2010-02-26 14:00

"A saving grace" means sth.great in strength and especially redeeming power.

Rise of wages for migrant workers a must

2010-02-24 14:46

I was delighted at the news about the recent shortage of laborers in China.

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