Gaming the system

2016-05-20 13:09

If you try to take advantage of the loopholes for personal gain instead of finding ways to close the holes, then you’re gaming the system.

Tall poppy

2016-05-17 11:09

Those that appear to be different and better, especially better than the rest of us attract unwanted attention in forms of jealousy and criticism.

让阅读《经济学人》成为一种享受

2016-05-16 16:47

这篇文章试图抛砖引玉,剖析近期《经济学人》中的亮点。

In the cross hairs?

2016-05-13 11:16

If you find yourself in the cross hairs of someone or organization, you know you’re being targeted by them.

Object lesson?

2016-05-10 11:14

Object lessons are lessons told through an object, usually a real example from life.

Rule of thumb?

2016-05-06 11:08

Rule of thumb is a rule one abides by from habit, experience, common sense rather than from the result of, say, science-based analysis and research.

Career break?

2016-04-29 13:20

By taking some time off, they usually hope to bounce back with renewed energy and aptitude in order to catapult their career onto greater heights.

Soul searching

2016-04-26 13:04

Soul-searching, in short, is a close self examination and analysis after something has gone wrong.

Sacrificial lamb

2016-04-22 14:02

If someone is regarded as a sacrificial lamb, then he is a victim, the scapegoat or the fall guy for someone else’s wrongdoing.

Team player?

2016-04-19 13:23

Kobe Bryant is NOT known for being a team player. It sometimes appears that he wants to score all the points.

Is Donald Trump a choke artist?

2016-04-15 13:31

Chokers are those who always seem to manage to fail at the last hurdle when victory is to be taken by the collar and ensured.

Read the tea leaf?

2016-04-12 12:57

Reading about China is like someone reading tea leaves to predict the future.

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