Concern 的用法

Concern作为动词的用法 1 is about This story concerns a friend of mine. The Chinese proverb “Three men make a tiger” concerns...

GNOME Populum EST

Populum 是一个拉丁语,意思是 the people, 或 a community of people. Argumentum ad populum 这个拉丁语翻译成英语是 argument to the people。大多数人说是对的,所以它就是对的。这是argument to the people的核心观念,显然这是一种谬论...

Gong 锣

Gong 起源于中国,常见于东亚和东南亚。  

Pwn and Pwnie

Pwn 是一个网络俚语 (Internet slang),发音类似“碰”。它有两种意思: 在视频游戏中,pwn 的意思是完败对手, to utterly defeat an opponent. 在计算机安全领域,pwn 的意思是攻陷,to compromise, to gain illegal access to something....

Perpetual Student 永远的学生

Perpetual student 是指那些毕业了本可以离校,但选择重新入学取得新学位的大学生。Perpetual 的意思是永远。 Perpetual student 有时可以用来指不断学习知识,但不会运用知识的人。因为 perpetual student 呆在学校里,不去职场工作。

Downpour 倾盆大雨

downpour: a heavy rain

mangrove 红树林

Consulate vs Embassy 领事馆和大使馆的区别

一个国家在另一个国家的emabassy只有一个,一般设在首都 但consulate可以有很多个 embassy的地位高于consulate,后者从属于前者 Julian Assange 在 Ecuador 大使馆内避难  

Gutter oil ( sewer oil ) 地沟油

repercussion: 不好的后果 an unintended consequence occurring some time after an event or action, especially an unwelcome one. A repercussion is something that...

Antenatal, Prenatal, Postnatal, Perinatal

Antenatal 产前,胎儿期,怀孕期 prenatal 产前,胎儿期,怀孕期 Postnatal 产后 (of, relating to, characteristic of, or denoting the period after childbirth.) Perinatal 生产前后的几个星期 (relating...

Onset

Onset: the beginning of something, especially something unpleasant.  

Pigeonhole Principle 分类原理

Pigeonholing is any process that attempts to classify disparate entities into a small number of categories (usually, mutually exclusive ones).

proselytize: (使) 改变宗教信仰

proselytize: convert or attempt to convert (someone) from one religion, belief, or opinion to another.  

Cut to the chase 直入正题

Cut to the chase means come to the point or get to the point. 直入重点 to say what is important without delay Cut to the chase is...

Wage 和 Salary 的区别

当工资按小时算时,称为wage。当工资按天数算时,称为 salary。 通常美国人会说 hourly wage, monthly salary, 或者 yearly salary. 一般wage适用于蓝领或兼职工作,salary适用于白领。 wage vs wages wages指的是总收入,wage指的是每小时能赚多少。 参考: https://ell.stackexchange.com/questions/32818/wage-vs-salary https://www.accountingtools.com/articles/what-is-the-difference-between-salary-and-wages.html https://ell.stackexchange.com/questions/114121/which-one-is-correct-wages-vs-wage