2013年7月31日 星期三

by far, marital breakup, fodder


Egypt Orders Breakup of Pro-Morsi Camps
Security forces were told to disperse supporters of the ousted leader, Mohamed Morsi, who have been occupying two large squares in Cairo, risking new violence.
Advice for Chen Guangcheng
The dissident should take his time before making public comments on America and China, so he is not used as political fodder. 




Another Bitter Divorce for Perelman Ronald O. Perelman's marital breakups - divorces from the actress Ellen Barkin and Patricia Duff among them - have been rich fodder for the gossip pages. Now a split with a longtime business associate promises to be almost as acrimonious.


Years Without Jobs

By PETER S. GOODMAN
The social safety net was built for short-term gaps between jobs, but work may be scarce for years, even as the American economy shows signs of a rebound.
The U.S. economy contracted at a 6.1% annual rate in the first quarter, but inventories declined and consumer spending rebounded.

Democrats Blaze Trails In February Fundraising

Sens. Hillary Rodham Clinton and Barack Obama continued to rewrite fundraising records this month, with Clinton announcing yesterday that she had rebounded from a disappointing showing in January to raise $35 million in February, by far her biggest one-month total of the campaign.
(By Matthew Mosk, The Washington Post)


break-up

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noun

  • the separation or breaking up of something into several pieces or sections:the break-up of the Ottoman Empire
  • the end of a relationship:a marriage break-up
     
     
by far
by a great amount:
They are by far the best students in the class.


[Middle English rebounden, from Old French rebondir : re-, re- + bondir, to leap; see bound1.]
rebounder re·bound'er n.



fodder[fod・der]

  • レベル:社会人必須
  • 発音記号[fɑ'dər | fɔ'də]
[名][C][U]
1 飼い葉, まぐさ;((おどけて))(人の)食物. ⇒FOOD[類語]
2 かき集められた要員[材料], 間に合わせ;((おどけて))(ごみ箱などの)エサ.
━━[動](他)〈家畜に〉飼い葉を与える.
[古英語fodder(まぐさ). △FOOD

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