On the ropes means being put into a disadvantaged, defenseless, helpless position.
Substitute teachers are still indispensable in the elementary education sector.
The knock-on effect refers to situations where one event leads to another.
There is a specific Chinese interpretation of the movie Avatar.
Learn the ropes means to learn the basic skills of a particular trade or job.
Older people should be more understanding and tolerant toward young people.
"Cannot have too many" means you cannot have enough of something.
Internet is a valuable platform,but also a tool for deceit and demagoguery.
“Necessary evil” refers to essential things which may have undesirable qualities.
Workers' pay must account for a much larger share of the national income.