2009年6月8日 星期一

inappropriate, theatrical


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"How inappropriate to call this planet Earth, when it is quite clearly Ocean."Arthur C. Clarke



Driving Up the Cost For Public Works

Design and engineering companies helping to build the nation's highways ran up millions of dollars in inappropriate charges at the expense of taxpayers, including bills for parties, luxury car leases and hefty paychecks for executives, according to auditors.
(By Robert O'Harrow Jr., The Washington Post)




I was never encouraged to follow my father into his theatrical agency. He was the last of the Victorians and considered it inappropriate for any daughter of his to go into business.
沒人鼓勵我跟隨爸爸當個劇務經紀人。爸爸還有維多利亞時代人的舊觀念認為女兒都不宜出外工作。


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(the writing or performance of) plays, musicals or opera, written to be performed in public:
His latest play has delighted theatre audiences and theatre critics alike.
She made her career in the theatre.

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theatrical make-up



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unsuitable:
His casual behaviour was wholly inappropriate for such a formal occasion.
I think it would be inappropriate (for you) to invite her to a party so soon after her husband's death.

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