2016年6月12日 星期日

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Mitt Romney warned that Donald Trump’s election as president could change the nation’s moral character.

But the 2012 Republican presidential candidate praised Libertarian…

Happy ‪#‎FrankLloydWrightFridays‬! From the beginning of the Guggenheim Museum's construction, Wright's design for the building sparked controversy, with both supporters and detractors weighing in. Listen to a few early reactions: http://gu.gg/TLuM0 Photo: Sam Falk forThe New York Times.

The humanitarian situation in the Central African Republic (CAR) is rapidly deteriorating as Séléka rebels fight an increasingly violent conflict with rival militias. International support is trickling in slowly but the country, one of the world's poorest, is becoming ever more chaotic. Nearly 400,000 people are thought to be seeking refuge in the CAR's thick bush and forests http://econ.st/1cX101d

The Jobs Imperative By PAUL KRUGMAN     Washington’s assumption that the economic recovery will trickle down to workers is wrong and unacceptable. It’s time for an emergency jobs program.

Democrats Try Trickle-Down Economics
Growing government won't stimulate the real economy.

Capital One, Fifth Third Bancorp, KeyCorp, Huntington Bancshares and SunTrust Banks announced sharp fourth-quarter losses, the start of a trickle of red ink at the nation's small and midsize lenders that could result in a flood of mergers.

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The Trouble in Housing Trickles Up

Spike in Foreclosures Goes Beyond Subprime

Japanese fend for themselves as aid trickles in
The Associated Press
SHIZUGAWA, Japan (AP) — An American helicopter crewman shouted above the din of the rotor: "What do these people need? Do they need food? Do they need medicine?" The answer one week after a tsunami devastated Japan's northeast coast is: They need ...

supply-side economics

Theory that focuses on influencing the supply of labour and goods, using tax cuts and benefit cuts as incentives to work and produce goods. It was expounded by the U.S. economist Arthur Laffer (b. 1940) and implemented by Pres. Ronald Reagan in the 1980s. Supporters point to the economic growth of the 1980s as proof of its efficacy; detractors point to the massive federal deficits and speculation that accompanied that growth.

How the Advice of the Past Can Save Us Now
One prominent detractor of the management by objectives theory was WEdwards Deming. In turn, Deming was probably most famous for his "plan, ...

[名][U]((時にa 〜))(ひっきりなしの)大きなやかましい音, (ガンガンと響く)騒音
kick up a din
make (a) din
in the din of ...
They heard a sudden din of dogs.
━━[動](〜ned, 〜・ning)(他)
1 〈騒々しい音を〉立てる.
2 …を(…に)やかましく述べ立てる, がなり立てる((into ...))
din ... into a person's ear
1 (耳が聞こえなくなるほど)鳴り響く.
2 (人に)がなりたてる((into ...)).

trickleLine breaks: trickle
Pronunciation: /ˈtrɪk(ə)l/

Definition of trickle in English:


1(Of a liquidflow in a small stream:solitary tear trickled down her cheek
1.1[WITH OBJECT AND ADVERBIAL OF DIRECTION] Cause (a liquid) to flow in a small stream:Philip trickled a line of sauce on his fish fingers
1.2Come or go slowly or gradually:the first members of the congregation began to trickle in


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1.1small group or number of people or things moving slowly:the traffic had dwindled to a trickle


Middle English (as a verb): imitative.


1 〈液体が〉少しずつ流れる;〈涙・汗・雨などが〉(…を;…に)したたり落ちる, たらたら落ちる((down ...;into ...))
Rain trickled down the window.
2 〈人が〉(…に)少しずつ来る((into ...));散っていく;〈物が〉漏れる, 少しずつ出てくる;〈情報・秘密などが〉少しずつ漏れる((out))
The audience trickled in.
━━(他)〈液体を〉(…に;…から)少しずつ流す[たらす], たらたらと落とす((into ...;out of ...)).
1 したたり, しずく;細い流れ.
2 ぽつぽつ来る[行く]こと;少量
a trickle of guests

trickle (SMALL NUMBER) Show phonetics

trickle in/out/back, etc. to arrive or move somewhere slowly and gradually, in small numbers:
Gradually people trickled back into the theatre for the second half.

trickle Show phonetics
noun [S]
a very small number of people or things arriving or leaving somewhere:
We usually only get a trickle of customers in the shop in the mornings.


━━ v. したたる[らせる] ((along, down, out)); 少しずつ漏れる[らす] ((out)); ぽつぽつ集まる[行くなど].
━━ n. したたり; 細流; ほんの少しの ((of)).
trickle charger 【電気】細流充電器.
trickle-down effect 【経済】トリクルダウン[通貨浸透]効果 ((大企業に流入させた資金が中小企業や消費者に浸透して景気を刺激する効果)).

trickle-down Show phonetics
adjective [before noun]
describes a situation in which something that starts in the high parts of a system spreads to the whole of the system:
The supposed trickle-down effect of lower taxes for the rich has not yet resulted in greater prosperity for society as a whole.

trickle down

Of or relating to the economic theory that financial benefits accorded to big businesses and wealthy investors will pass down to profit smaller businesses and consumers.


Syllabification: de·trac·tor
Pronunciation: /diˈtraktər/


A person who disparages someone or something.

  • Of course, detractors and critics emerged instantaneously out of the woodwork.
  • Every detractor, accuser, finger-pointer, critic, opponent, enemy, investigator was faced down and confronted by a politician who seemed to be made of pure granite.
  • My detractors never acknowledge that their resentment comes from a place of their own inadequacy.