2016年4月9日 星期六

remain, forced out over, renovate, reopen, reinstallation, refashion, bazaar, miscellaneous




forced out over



Exciting photo updates from the upcoming Adams Center/Hendrie Hall renovation – to open this fall!
Read more about the project: bit.ly/1q9O1BF
Yale School of Music 的相片。

The Communists subsequently shipped much of the remainder back to Beijing for reinstallation at the collection’s ancient home, the Forbidden City. But 2,221 crates have remained in storage at the Chaotian Palace in Nanjing as the municipal governments of Nanjing and Beijing have argued over their ownership.

The Beacon Theater, an entertainment icon in New York since 1929, was completely renovated, at a cost of $16 million.
Fred R. Conrad/The New York Times

Restored to the Glamour of Vaudeville Days

The 80-year-old Beacon Theater in Manhattan is reopening after a seven-month, $16 million renovation.

Both say they are looking forward to immersing themselves in a new project.
“Renovating is a bit like childbirth,” Ms. Prophet said. “First, after you’ve done it ... you say ‘I’m never going to do it again.’ And then you live with it and you love this thing you’ve made, and you remember the agony but you think it was so worth it, and that’s where we are now.”
--In London, a Mid-Century Renovation


A powerful explosion struck a crowded central bazaar in the chaotic city of Peshawar in Pakistan’s northwest on Friday.



A much-anticipated new version of the iPhone will go on sale Friday, but Apple Inc. will at the same time take the wraps off another offering that could have a more lasting impact on the mobile phone business.
The Cupertino, Calif., company will open its App Store, an online bazaar that will attempt to do for mobile applications like games, reference guides and other software what Apple's iTunes Store has done for music. Software developers and analysts say Apple's method of distributing mobile applications -- along with sophisticated capabilities of the iPhone -- represent one of the most ambitious efforts yet to refashion mobile phones into something closer to personal computers.


refashion
pronunciation

IN BRIEF: v. - Make new.

bazaar
also ba·zar n.
  1. A market consisting of a street lined with shops and stalls, especially one in the Middle East.
  2. A shop or a part of a store in which miscellaneous articles are sold.
  1. A fair or sale at which miscellaneous articles are sold, often for charitable purposes.
[Italian bazarro and Urdu bāzār, both from Persian.]


miscellaneous Phoneticadjective
consisting of a mixture of various things which are not usually connected with each other:
miscellaneous household items


mis・cel・la・ne・ous


   
━━ a. 雑多の; 種々の.
 mis・cel・la・ne・ous・ly ━━ ad.
 mis・cel・la・ne・ous・ness ━━ n.

miscellany 
noun [S]
1 a mixture of different things:
The museum houses a fascinating miscellany of nautical treasures.

2 a book containing a collection of pieces of writing either by different writers or by one writer on different subjects:
She's just finished editing "A Miscellany of English Cookery".

renovate
verb [T]
to repair and improve something, especially a building:
He renovates old houses and sells them at a profit.

renovation
noun [C or U]
The museum is closed for renovation.
Extensive renovations were carried out on the property.

force (GIVE NO CHOICE) Show phonetics
verb [T]
1 to make something happen or make someone do something difficult, unpleasant or unusual, especially by threatening or not offering the possibility of choice:
[R + to infinitive] I really have to force myself to be pleasant to him.
[+ to infinitive] You can't force her to make a decision.
Hospitals are being forced to close departments because of lack of money.
You could tell he was having to force back the tears (= stop himself from crying).
I didn't actually want any more dessert, but Julia forced it on me (= made me accept it).
[R] I couldn't stay at their flat - I'd feel as if I was forcing myself on them (= making them allow me to stay).
You never tell me how you're feeling - I have to force it out of you (= make you tell me)!(WSJ) Sprint named Daniel Hesse, formerly of Embarq, as president and CEO, ending a two-month search to replace Gary Forsee, who was forced out over falling subscriber numbers.

2 SPECIALIZED If plants or vegetables are forced, they are made to grow faster by artificially controlling growing conditions such as the amount of heat and light:
forced strawberries

forcible Show phonetics
adjective
happening or done against someone's wishes, especially with the use of physical force:
There's a law to protect refugees from forcible return to countries where they face persecution.


remain Show phonetics
verb
1 [I or L] SLIGHTLY FORMAL to stay in the same place or in the same condition:
The doctor ordered him to remain in bed for a few days.
Most commentators expect the basic rate of tax to remain at 25%.
[+ to infinitive] A great many things remain to be done (= have not yet been done).
He remained silent.
It remains a secret.
The bank will remain open while renovations are carried out.

2 [I] to continue to exist when other parts or other things no longer exist:
After the flood, nothing remained of the village.
Only a few hundred of these animals remain today.

the remainder noun [S]
the part of something that is left after the other parts have gone, been used, or been taken away:
I ate most of it and gave the remainder to the dog.
It rained the first day but the remainder of the trip was lovely.
See also remainder.

remainder Show phonetics
noun [U] SPECIALIZED
in mathematics, the amount that is left when one number cannot be exactly divided by another:
9 divided by 4 is 2, remainder 1.

remaining Show phonetics
adjective [before noun]
continuing to exist or be left after other parts or things have been used or taken away:
Bernstein's two remaining lectures will take place on January 22 and 23.
Mix in half the butter and keep the remaining 50g for later.

remains Show phonetics
plural noun
1 pieces or parts of something which continue to exist when most of it has been used, destroyed or taken away:
The remains of lunch were still on the table.
We visited the remains of a 12th-century monastery.

2 FORMAL human/sb's remains someone's dead body or the remaining parts of it:
Fifty years after he died, his remains were returned to his homeland.
Human remains were found in the woods.

(from Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary)


━━ vi. とどまる, 居残る; 残る, 存続する; 生き残る; なお残っている ((to do)); …のままである, 相変らず…である ((doing)).
I remain yours faithfully [truly] 敬白 ((手紙の結び文句)).
remain with …の手にある, …のものとなる.
re・main・der
 ━━ n., vt. (the ~) ((単複両扱い)) 残り(もの), 残りの人たち; 【数】剰余; 残本, ぞっき本(として処分する).
re・main・ing ━━ a. 残った, (元のまま)残っている.
re・mains ━━ n.pl. 残り(もの); 残存者; 遺骨, 遺体; 遺跡; 遺風, なごり.

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