Some Cheer, Others Jeer Oil's Rally
Oil's largely unexpected gush to nearly $120 a barrel -- futures are up 24% this year -- has created some big winners among investors, including many firms on Wall Street. But it has also left a trail of pain for refiners and consumers.
1 [C] a path through the countryside, often made or used for a particular purpose:
a forest/mountain trail
2 [C] the smell or series of marks left by a person, animal or thing as it moves along:
The dogs are specially trained to follow the trail left by the fox.
He left a trail of muddy footprints behind him.
3 [S] various pieces of information which together show where someone you are searching for has gone:
The police admit that the thieves have left no trail for them to follow up.
trail verb [T]
to follow the trail of someone or somethingfutures 期貨
verb [I or T]
to laugh or shout insults at someone to show you have no respect for them:
The people at the back of the hall jeered (at) the speaker.
The news that the performance was being cancelled was greeted by boos and jeers from the audience.
There was loud jeering from the opposition parties when the prime minister stood up to speak.
Her speech was disrupted by a jeering group of protesters at the front of the crowd.
His friends began to laugh jeeringly when his car broke down and wouldn't start again.