2016年3月24日 星期四

epitomize, epitome, white-shoe

'My House. My Dream. It Was All an Illusion.'


彭博報導,英特爾執行長科再奇(Brian Krzanich)在公司官網聲明說:「英特爾前董事長與執行長葛洛夫辭世,我們深感難過。」他說:「葛洛夫讓不可能變成可能,一次又一次,激勵好幾代技術專家、企業家與企業領導人。」

蘋果執行長庫克在推特(Twitter)說:「葛洛夫是科技界數一數二的巨人。他熱愛我們的國家,並激勵美國呈現最好的一面,願您安息。」(hc:翻譯不佳)


Latina's Loss in Va. Epitomizes Mortgage Crisis

(By Brigid Schulte, The Washington Post)
一個文人典型的消逝【黃碧端/聯合報2008.03.19-20】
The loss of an epitome of Chinese writer and translator: George Kao


The beginning of the end of Wall Street's heyday is felt even in the halls of the white-shoe firm Goldman Sachs, which, among its Wall Street peers, epitomized and defined a high-risk, high-return culture.

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white-shoe

(hwīt'shū')

adj.
Of or being a long-established business known for reputable service and a wealthy clientele: “took a job at … [a] pronouncedly white-shoe investment-banking firm” (Connie Bruck).




epitome 
━━ n. 典型; 代表的なもの; 縮図; 摘要.
e・pit・o・mize ━━ vt. 要約する; (…の特徴を)集約する.


noun
the epitome of sth the typical or highest example of a stated quality, as shown by a particular person or thing:
Even now in her sixties, she is the epitome of French elegance.

epitomize, UK USUALLY epitomise
verb [T]
to be a perfect example of a quality or type of thing:
With little equipment and unsuitable footwear, she epitomizes the inexperienced and unprepared mountain walker.

(from Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary)

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