2009年2月26日 星期四

Cemetery, Graveyard shift, down the road to the graveyard,

"Unless the Swedish government is prepared to put a lot of money into Saab, I think that this is just another step down the road to the graveyard," Bloomberg News quoted Stephen Pope, chief global strategist at Cantor Fitzgerald in London, as saying.

graveyard Show phonetics
noun [C]
a place, often beside a church where dead people are buried

WordNet: graveyard shift

Meaning #1: the work shift during the night (as midnight to 8 a.m.)
Synonym: night shift

Meaning #2: workers who work during the night (as midnight to 8 a.m.)
Synonym: night shift


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cemetery

(sĕm'ĭ-tĕr'ē) pronunciation
n., pl. -ies.

A place for burying the dead; a graveyard.

[Middle English cimiterie, from Old French cimitiere, from Medieval Latin cimitērium, from Late Latin coemētērium, from Greek koimētērion, from koimān, to put to sleep.]


n. pl. Cemeteries . A place or ground set apart for the burial of the dead; a graveyard; a churchyard; a necropolis.

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