2017年6月18日 星期日

outta, one-on-one or on-to-one?


Six members of the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS have resigned, outraged at the new administration's regressive health policies and a lack of care shown by President Trump.
In a joint letter published in Newsweek magazine this week they write: "The Trump Administration has no strategy to address the on-going HIV/AIDS epidemic, seeks zero input from experts to formulate HIV policy, and - most concerning - pushes legislation that will harm people living with HIV and halt or reverse important gains made in the fight against this disease."



Bill Gates and John Cena sat down to talk ending polio for good. Check out their conversation on the Today Show.

Wrestling icon and actor John Cena has joined forces with Microsoft mogul Bill Gates and his wife Melinda Gates for a good cause: Rotary, the global…
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這一問題我悶了20幾年,今天終於在辭典找到。
1980年代中開始注意到,在美國就「個別諮詢」等,採用 ONE-ON-ONE。
我一直解不開:為什麼不用我直覺的說法:ONE-TO–ONE COACHING 等等….

今天紐約時報 Paid Event for Education Officials Sets One-on-One Sales Meetings
順手查辭典才弄清楚,才知道這是美國和英國的英文使用習慣不同….



outta
ˈaʊtə/
preposition
  1. a non-standard contraction of ‘out of’, used in representing informal speech.
    "we'd better get outta here"


one-on-one
adverb US
In sports, if something is done one-on-one, it means that each player from one team is matched to a single player from the other team.
See also one-to-one (CONNECTION); one-to-one (TWO PEOPLE).

one-to-one (TWO PEOPLE)
adjective [before noun] (US ALSO one-on-one)
describes an activity in which one person is teaching or giving information to another person:
These children have special educational needs and require one-to-one attention.
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one-to-one (CONNECTION)
adjective
Something that is in a one-to-one relationship with another thing strongly influences the way that the other thing changes:
Is there a one-to-one relationship between pay levels and productivity?

(from Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary)

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