2018年3月27日 星期二

free-floating, fraught with, tail end



On the tail end of the Cambridge Analytica revelations, Facebook has another scandal on its hands.
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Zuckerberg Hits Users with the Hard Truth: You Agreed to This
After another privacy bombshell, Facebook tells horrified users, “it’s explained right there in the app.”
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Leaked Trump Transcripts Show Fraught Relationships With World Leaders


The transcripts detail Trump's calls with Australia's Malcolm Turnbull and…


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Representations of the Intellectual: The 1993 Reith Lectures

on Page 63:
"... No one is ever free of attachments and sentiments of course. Nor do I have in mind here the so-called free- floating intellectual, whose technical competence is on loan and for sale to anyone. ..."

AIG reported a $5.3 billion loss, hurt by a write-down linked to subprime mortgages that fell in value by $11.2 billion before taxes. The results indicate the road ahead could be fraught with peril given problems in the housing and credit markets.   2008

fraught (FULL OF) 
adjective ━━ a. (心配・危険に)満ちている ((with)); 〔話〕 困った.
fraught with full of unpleasant things such as problems or dangers:
The negotiations have been fraught with difficulties/problems right from the start.
From beginning to end, the airlift was fraught with risks.fraught (ANXIOUS) 
adjective
causing or having extreme worry or anxiety:
This is one of the most fraught weekends of the year for the security forces.
The atmosphere in the office is rather fraught.



tail end

noun
  1. the last or hindmost part of something.
    "we joined the tail end of a queue"
    • CRICKET
      the end of the batting order; the tail.

free-floating Show phonetics
adjective
not supporting any particular political party

這在諸如外匯上還有"可達任何匯率水準"等意思
adj.
  1. Not committed or decided.
  2. Experienced without an obvious basis or cause: free-floating anxiety.
  3. Capable of free movement; not bound.
adj. - 獨立的, 無明顯原因的, 能向任何方向活動的

日本語 (Japanese)
adj. - 自由に動く

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