2017年4月12日 星期三

uncharitable, in kind, tithes, mass shooting, kind of

The world's fifth-largest economy wants to emulate its former colony.
Here's why it kind of makes sense.
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Just In: San Bernardino, California, fire and police units are responding to reports of a mass shooting. http://cnn.it/1QUwbNl


Mass shootings have become more common in America, averaging one a day this year according to the Mass Shooting Tracker, an online record that includes multiple injuries as well as fatalities. Gun lobbyists and their allies say the answer is for more law-abiding Americans to carry guns in colleges, or shopping malls, or churches. This impulse to self-defence in kind is natural—but mistaken http://econ.st/1JUCHvt



UNCHARITABLE QUESTIONS GREET TYCOON'S GIVEAWAY
On Dec. 11, 1941, Germany and Italy declared war on the United States; the U.S. responded in kind.


A local tax first levied in England in the fourth century ad to pay for the church and its clergy. Tithes were at first paid in kind but subsequently commuted into money terms. The last tithes lapsed in 1996.


kind of
phrase of kind
  1. 1.
    informal
    rather; to some extent.
    "it got kind of cosy"
    synonyms:ratherquitefairlymoderatelysomewhat, a little, slightly, a shade; 



In kind

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In economics and finance, in kind refers to goods, services, and transactions not involving money or not measured in monetary terms. For example:


in kind[in kind]

    (1) (返報に)同種のもので, 同じやり方で, 同様に
    We tried to return his generosity in kind.
    彼の寛大さに寛大さで答えようとした.
    (2) (金銭ではなく)品物で, 現物で
    payment in kind
    現物支給.
    (3) 本質的に(⇒6).

uncharitable
adj.


  1. Exhibiting no charity or generosity.

  2. Unfair or unkind: uncharitable remarks.
uncharitableness un·char'i·ta·ble·ness n.
uncharitably un·char'i·ta·bly adv.

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