2013年2月11日星期一

scrape by, scraper, hands -on, hand-off, micromanager







Brazil, Where a Judge Made $361,500 in a Month, Fumes Over Pay

By SIMON ROMERO
Exploiting generous benefits and loopholes, some public sector employees are earning more than $260,000 in a year, even as many people struggle to scrape by.
High Stakes: When Hands-Off Management Works Best
Micromanagers beware: Research of casino hosts by Harvard Business School's Dennis Campbell and Francisco de Asís Martinez-Jerez and Rice's Marc Epstein makes the case that hands-off management can work to improve employee learning and decision making.


hand on
Turn over to another, as in When you've read it, please hand it on to Sam. This term can also be used in the sense of "bequeath" (see hand down, def. 1). [Second half of 1800s](hăndz'ŏn', -ôn')

hands-on
adj.
Involving active participation; applied, as opposed to theoretical: "We're involved in hands-on operations, pulling levers, pushing buttons" (Arthur R. Taylor).


scrape

  音節
scrape
発音
skréip
レベル
大学入試程度
scrapeの変化形
scrapes (複数形) • scraped (過去形) • scraped (過去分詞) • scraping (現在分詞) • scrapes (三人称単数現在)
scrapeの慣用句
scrape ... down, scrape home, scrape ... up, (全3件)
[動](他)
1III[名]([副])/V[名][形]]…をこする, こすって(…の状態に)する;〈付着物などを〉(…から)こすり落とす((down, away/from, off ...))
scrape one's chin
(ひげをそって)あごをすべすべにする
scrape away the old paint
古いペンキをこすり落とす
I scraped the mud off my boots.
長靴の泥を落とした.
2III[名]([副])]…を乱暴にこする, 引きずる, きしらせる;…の表面を傷つける, 〈体の一部を〉すりむく, 〈物を〉(床・壁などに)こすりつける, こすってきしらせる((on, against, along ...))
He scraped the wall with the bookcase. [=He scraped the bookcase on the wall. ]
本箱で壁をこすって傷つけた.
3III[名]([副])]…をこすって[ひっかいて]作り出す((out));〈穴などを〉(…に)掘る, 刻む((in, on ...))
scrape one's way through
狭いすき間をすり抜ける
The prisoner scraped a hole through the prison wall.
その囚人は刑務所の壁に穴をあけた.
4 …をかき集める, 苦労して集める((up, together))
scrape uptogether] expenses for the trip
旅行費用をなんとか都合する.
5 〈道を〉(地ならし機で)平らにする, 地ならしする((with ...)).
━━(自)[I([副])]
1 (…を)こする, かする((against, on ...));(…に)触れそうになって進む((along, through ...))
The car scraped against the guard rail.
車はガードレールをかすった
The bus scraped past the building.
バスは建物すれすれに通り抜けた.
2 すれてきしむ, こすっていやな音をたてる;(楽器で)キーキーといやな音を出す((on ...))
scrape on a violin
バイオリンをキーキー鳴らす.
3 (…で)かつかつで生活する[やっていく]((by, along, through, on ...));(試験に)なんとか通る, (学校を)なんとか卒業する((by/through ...));(学校に)なんとか入学する((into ...))
scrape intothroughcollege
大学にやっとはいる[をどうにか卒業する].
4 (おじぎのときに)片足を後ろへ引く.
5 ひどく倹約する, けちけちしてためこむ.

scraper
n.
One that scrapes, especially a tool for scraping off paint or other adherent matter such as ice on a windshield.


Sherwin-Williams Recalls Purdy Scrapers Due to Laceration Hazard

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.
Name of Product: Purdy 2 ½” 4-Edge Scrapers
Units: About 76,000
Distributor: The Sherwin-Williams Co., of Cleveland, Ohio
Manufacturer: Allway Tools Inc., of Bronx, New York
Hazard: The recalled scraper’s body can break away from the handle when struck against a hard object. This poses a laceration hazard to users.
Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received four reports of the scraper’s body separating from the handle. There have been no reported injuries.
Description: The recalled scraper is a 2 ½” wide steel tool with a four-sided edge. The handle has a soft black grip with “Purdy” printed in red letters on the side of the handle.
Sold at: Sherwin-Williams Paint stores, Duron Paint stores, MA Bruder Paint stores, United Paint Stores, Norfolk Paint Stores, Mercury Paint Stores, Old Quaker Paint Stores, Flex Bon Paint Stores and Columbia Paint Stores nationwide from February 2009 through June 2009 for about $9.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should stop using the recalled scraper immediately and return it to any Sherwin-Williams store or the place of purchase for a free replacement.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Sherwin-Williams at (888) 304-3769 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or visit the firm’s Web site at www.sherwin-williams.com
Picture of Recalled scraper

CPSC is still interested in receiving incident or injury reports that are either directly related to this product recall or involve a different hazard with the same product. Please tell us about it by visiting https://www.cpsc.gov/cgibin/incident.aspx
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