By WENDELL MINNICK
2008年7月7日、環球時報によれば、アメリカ国防専門誌「 Defense News」に、中国が外交的手段により台湾の自衛力を 削ごうとしている、という記事が掲載された。 中国と台湾の間では7月4日、初の直行チャーター便 が就航した一方で、双方にはアメリカの対台湾武 器輸出 ...
Mike Tyson: boxer was banned from ring and fined $3 million for biting Evander Holyfield's ear (1997)
The play-as-preparation hypothesis seems logical, and each new observation seems to confirm it. Watch wolf pups at play, and it is easy to see how the biting and wrangling could be baby versions of the actions the pups will need later to assert their dominance or to help the pack kill its prey. Watch 2-year-olds playing at a toy workbench with little wooden mallets and blocks, and you can picture them as adults employing those same muscles to wield a full-size hammer.
1 to hold a weapon or tool and look as if you are going to use it:
She was confronted by a man wielding a knife.
2 wield influence/power, etc. to have a lot of influence or power over other people:
He still wields enormous influence within the party.
dizzy (FEELING) Show phonetics
feeling as if everything is spinning round and being unable to balance and about to fall down:
Going without sleep for a long time makes me feel dizzy and light-headed.
I felt quite dizzy with excitement as I went up to collect the award.
dizzily Show phonetics
in a dizzy way or a way that makes you feel dizzy:
The skyscrapers towered dizzily above us.
dizziness Show phonetics
dizzying Show phonetics
causing you to feel dizzy:
a dizzying display of acrobatics
biting (CRITICAL) Show phonetics
describes words or people that are critical, usually in a clever but unkind way:
He made some biting remarks about the whole occasion.
a biting wit
biting (COLD) Show phonetics
describes weather that is extremely cold, especially when it causes you physical pain:
a biting wind
There was also the issue of the tide, which can be quite strong because it is linked to the extreme tidal fluctuations of the Bay of Fundy, and the fact that the water was a biting 53 degrees. But Mr. Wirth had told us that in eight years of guiding, he had never seen a tandem capsize.
On Wall Street, a Day of Frayed Nerves
By VIKAS BAJAJ and MICHAEL M. GRYNBAUM A dizzying somersault on the markets on Tuesday left traders and investors biting their nails and wondering what lay ahead.
Many private equity chiefs are probably biting their nails as the holiday shopping season gets started. That's because buyout firms are coming off a years-long, debt-funded spree in the retail sector.
bite Show phonetics
verb bit, bitten
1 [I or T] to use your teeth to cut into something or someone:
He bit into the apple.
An insect bit me on the arm.
He bites his fingernails.
2 [I] to have a bad or unpleasant effect:
Higher mortgage rates are beginning to bite.
3 [I] When a fish bites, it swallows the food on the hook at the end of a fishing line:
The fish aren't biting today.
4 [I] to show interest in buying something:
The new service is now available but clients don't seem to be biting.
bite Show phonetics
1 [C] when you bite something:
He took a bite (= bit a piece) out of the apple.
He had two bites (= bit two pieces) of apple.
2 [C] a sore place or injury where an animal or insect has bitten you
3 [S] when a fish bites the hook on the end of a fishing line and is caught
4 [U] If food has bite, it has a sharp or strong taste:
I like mustard with a bit of bite.
5 [U] a powerful effect:
This satire has (real) bite.