2016年6月27日 星期一

explainer, under the skin / get under sb's skin


The "Ring of the Nibelung" lasts about 15 hours. A new instrument, the "Wagner tuba", was invented for it; a concert hall, the Bayreuth Festspielhaus, constructed for its premiere. Its composer, Richard Wagner, took 26 years to complete it
Getting under the skin of "Ring of the Nibelung"
ECON.ST

The falling price of oil in 2015 troubled the world so much that this explainer became one of our most-read blogs. Unfortunately, our correspondent wasn't able to forecast the depths it might reach. If he could, he said, he would be on a yacht reading The Economist

標題雙關

Under My Skin

By D. T. MAX
Published: January 13, 2008
How do you write a book about someone about whom next to nothing is known? For most writers, the answer would be move on to the next subject. But Bill Hayes has an unusual set of skills. The author of previous books on insomnia and blood, he is part science writer, part memoirist, part culture explainer.
臭皮囊……

anatomy 包含傳記書評(紐約時報)等等

By BILL HAYES
Reviewed by D. T. MAX
One man’s quest to learn everything he could about the men behind Gray’s Anatomy.
morbid anatomy 病理解剖学.

under the skin


In reality, as opposed to superficial appearances:he still believes that all women are goddesses under the skin

get under sb's skin
to annoy someone:
Jack really gets under my skin - he never buys anyone a drink.



Definition of explainer in English:

noun

1A person who explains a concept, topic, situation, etc.an excellent teacher and explainerscientists often aren’t the best explainers

1.1A statement, article, or video that provides an explanation of a concept, topic, situation, etc.if you’re confusedReuters has a quick explainer on how the Italian election workscan you give us an explainer of what sub-prime means?[AS MODIFIER]: learn more about gravity and how it affects all objects in space with this terrificexplainer video


沒有留言: