A spin doctor on the other hand is someone who “treats” a story. He “spins” a story, you see, as in the phrase “spin a yarn”, meaning to tell a long and winding story.
It seems to many that men have a right to be naughty while women must be chaste and as pure as a white lily. They may not have said it, but they certainly implied it.
Call me a bookworm, a geek or a nerd whatever - I think if you asked me I could probably describe every library I have ever been to.
“Day of reckoning” was originally a religious term coming straight from the Christian Bible (Book of Isaiah): What will you do on the day of reckoning, when disaster comes from afar? To whom will you run for help? Where will you leave your riches?
The Yunnan Provincial Procuratorate announced last Friday that Li Qiaoming, the inmate who died in a prison in the province on Feb 8, was actually beaten to death by "prison bullies".
“David doesn’t do failure.”It means that David, David Frost that is, doesn’t accept failure. Or he doesn’t allow failure to happen. He won’t stop trying until he succeeds.
If you mess with a person, on the other hand, you confront them, get in their way,contradict them or even fistfight them. People are therefore warned not to mess with certain folks who are tough, strong, and generally known to be hard to defeat.
Aha moments are times when you realize something, something that's been bothering you for a long time, such as a philosophical question for lack of a good choice.
If there is one thing I have learnt, be it here in China or anywhere else for that matter, it's that many people have absolutely no idea what they want to do in life or what it is they were meant to be.
"Stretch run" simply means the final part of a long race or, by extension, any other undertaking or endeavor. Obviously, the final part is crucial – as the saying goes: all's well that ends well.
Dear Hillary, Beijing huanying ni (welcomes you).