2016年4月14日 星期四

front-runner, tussle, du jour, be there for somebody

Why the tussle in the Supreme Court over Obamacare and religious liberty has become even more complicated
TWO weeks ago, the Supreme Court issued an extraordinary order to the lawyers arguing on rival sides of Zubik v Burwell, the latest tussle over…
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"Why are they treating us like this?" ask refugees at the Hungarian-Serbian border after tussling with police.

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In a lavish new home, Hamid Karzai will be next door to the seat of power he has held for more than a decade. He is weighing whom to back in the presidential race.
Karzai Is Planning to Be There for a Successor. Right There.

By MATTHEW ROSENBERG

Hamid Karzai, Afghanistan's president, is moving next door to the presidential palace after his final term ends and shows every sign of maintaining his influence over whoever succeeds him.

 

 

  In his written appeal, posted Tuesday night on the Starbucks website, Mr. Schultz said the tussle, exploited by both sides of the gun issue, has "become increasingly uncivil and, in some cases, even threatening."

 

 

 

Smartphone Wars Flare Again As Nokia, HTC Tussle

 

 

'Wild Child: Stories'

By T. CORAGHESSAN BOYLE
Reviewed by WELLS TOWER
In these tales, T. C. Boyle continues his career-long interest in man's vexed tussles with nature.


The New York Times leads an article forecasting a potential "showdown" between the banking industry and the government as they tussle over the next stage of the financial bailout.



At last week’s annual Allen & Company mogul retreat, the topic du jour was the ongoing tussle for control of Yahoo.



華盛頓郵報
Clinton and McCain Rebound to Take N.H.
MANCHESTER, N.H., Jan. 8 -- Sen. John McCain of Arizona, the early Republican front-runner whose campaign imploded last summer, handily won the New Hampshire primary Tuesday, dealing former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney his second loss in the GOP nomination contest.
(By Michael D. Shear and Juliet Eilperin, The Washington Post)


ConocoPhillips has emerged as the front-runner for a $10 billion project to develop Abu Dhabi's Shah natural-gas field.



India's Tata Motors Ltd., part of the Tata Group conglomerate, is the front-runner in the tussle for Ford Motor Co.'s Jaguar and Land Rover units, and its main rival, apart from private-equity firms, is Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd., India's biggest make of sport-utility vehicles. Late last year, Korean acquirers beat out foreign private-equity players for broadband-service provider Hanarotelecom Inc. and electronics retailer Himart Co.

印度塔塔集團(Tata Group)旗下的Tata Motors Ltd.在收購福特汽車公司(Ford Motor Co.)捷豹(Jaguar)和路虎(Land Rover)品牌的爭奪戰中遙遙領先。除私人資本運營公司之外﹐它的主要競爭對手是印度最大的運動型多用途車生產商Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd.。去年底﹐韓國公司擊敗了外國私人資本運營公司﹐成功收購了寬帶服務供應商Hanarotelecom Inc.和電子產品零售商Himart Co.。

be there for

be available to provide support or comfort for (someone): this person was there for me when I was going through hell



du jour

adjective [only after n] 
(of food in a restaurant) the particular type available today





front runner, front-runner 先駆者, 未来を拓く者; 先頭を走る人; (一般に)最有力候補者.







tussle

Pronunciation: /ˈtʌs(ə)l/
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Definition of tussle
noun

  • a vigorous struggle or scuffle, typically in order to obtain or achieve something:there was a tussle for the ball

verb

[no object]
  • engage in a vigorous struggle or scuffle:the demonstrators tussled with police

Origin:

late Middle English (as a verb, originally Scots and northern English): perhaps a diminutive of dialect touse 'handle roughly' (see tousle)


tussle (DISAGREE) 
verb [I]
to have difficult disagreements or fierce arguments:
During his twelve years in Congress he has tussled with the chemical, drug and power companies on behalf of the ordinary person's right to breathe clean air.
The residents are still tussling over the ever-scarcer street parking.

tussle 
noun [C]
a boardroom/bureaucratic/legal tussle
There followed a long tussle for custody of the children.

tussle (FIGHT)
verb [I]
to fight with another person using your arms and body:
The boys started to tussle in the corridor.

tussle 
noun [C usually singular]
From the state of his clothes and hair, he had been in a tussle.

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