Записи с темой: wsj (список заголовков)

Truce - перемирие
bloodshed - резня, бойня
Shatter - разрушить
Ex. Shatter a truce

Hail of fire - град огня
Ex.A presidential statement said that dozens of police were killed or wounded in the hail of fire.

barb - колкое замечание
Ex.Russia and West trade barbs

Abet - подерживать

Upheaval - беспорядки; переворот

Contender - претендент
Ex. Sotnikova wasnt even the leading contender from her own country.

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Prominent (in) - известный
Ех. CFAR, a Berkeley, Calif.-based nonprofit, is prominent in the growing "rationality movement," which explores the science of optimized decision-making

Offset - возмещать
Loan delinquency - просрочка займа
Overdue - просроченный

Scot-free - безнаказанный
Up front - авансом, вперед
Ex. Schools get their money up front via student loans; if students are unable to pay the loans back, the burden falls on taxpayers (if the loan was "guaranteed" by the federal government), and the students themselves, while the schools get off scot-free.

Willy-nilly - волей-неволей' желая того или нет
Ex. When tne boss fell sick, she willy-nilly found herself directing the projесt.

Wacky - разг. Странный, чокнутый, идиотский

запись создана: 29.06.2013 в 10:06

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