英语魔法师 English Mage

Eurasian Steppe 欧亚大草原

Eurasian steppe: the great steppe

Golden Horde: The Barbarian Mongols

golden horde 金帐汗国

Parchment 羊皮纸

Parchment is what people used to write on before paper was common, hundreds of years ago. Instead of being made...

paperback vs hardcover

Softcover vs Hardcover (Paperback vs Hardback)

paperback: cheaper hardback:

geek out

Geek out

To enthuse about a specific topic, not realizing that most people listening will fail to understand it.The act of becoming...

Login Credentials, Open Source Credentials

Login Credentials, Open Source Credentials

Login credentials to a managed system usually consist of a user ID and password. The user credentials are typically some...

Value Investing

Value Investing

The foundation of the book is on value investing, which is the concept of buying great companies when they are...

Blow One’s Chance/Blow One’s Shot

Blow One’s Chance/Blow One’s Shot

To ruin, mishandle, or fail to capitalize on an opportunity. But then many entrepreneurs blow their best shot at freedom...

Imposter Syndrome

Impostor syndrome (also known as impostor phenomenon, impostorism, fraud syndrome or the impostor experience) is a psychological pattern in which...

Corny 老套

corny: mawkishly old-fashioned : tiresomely simple and sentimental told corny jokes corny greeting cards

Escrow

a bond, deed, or other document kept in the custody of a third party, taking effect only when a specified...

lock onto 锁定

locate (a target) by radar or similar means and then track. or lock in on: if a missile or a...

Take a/the Day off

to decide not to work on a particular day A day off means a day off working. clock in: register...

Rub it in your face

1. To make someone feel worse about an already bad, unpleasant, or undesirable situation or outcome 2. To flaunt one’s...

keep under wraps

keep under wraps

Concealed or secret, as in The design for the new plant is under wraps. This idiom frequently is put as...