2015年11月5日 星期四

cruising, chef at the helm, set off/out

As Gas Prices Rise, Teenagers’ Cruising Declines
By KAREN ANN CULLOTTA



HEADS UP | ONBOARD CUISINE


By NICK KAYE and HILARY HOWARD
For many travelers, cruises have long been an excuse to eat. Now they’re increasingly becoming an excuse to eat well.

Bill Paves Way for a Third Term for Bloomberg 
By DAVID W. CHEN
City Council Speaker Christine C. Quinn said legislation would move quickly, setting off criticism of a private deal.




set off/out (JOURNEY) phrasal verb
to start a journey:
What time will we have to set off for the station tomorrow?
Jenny set off down the road on her new bike.
They've just set off on a round-the-world cruise.

at the helm
officially controlling an organization or company:
With Steve Lewis at the helm, we are certain of success.chef
noun [C]
a skilled and trained cook who works in a hotel or restaurant, especially the most important cook:
He is one of the top chefs in Britain.
She is head-chef at the Waldorf-Astoria.





For car-loving American teenagers, rising gas prices are making this the summer the cruising died.

伊通公園 ITPARK 在日本Pen+雜誌 台灣專輯相簿中新增了 7 張相片 — 和Chang Chaotang 及其他 6 人


Pen+ 台灣文化巡弋
整期內容關於台灣的建築、藝術、攝影、設計、飲食、電影、音樂、文學、歷史等。

相關網址
http://www.pen-online.jp/ma…/penplus/pen_plus_taiwanculture/

日文主題為:台灣CULTURE!CRUISE

cruise 除了"巡弋"之外,可以是"漫步"或"以一定的速度快適地走"等意思,這些都遠較"巡弋"恰當!

cruise Show phonetics
noun [C]
a journey on a large ship for pleasure, during which you visit several places

cruise Show phonetics
verb
1 [I] to travel on ships for pleasure

2 [I] If a ship or aircraft cruises, it travels at a continuous speed.

3 [I or T] SLANG to go around public places looking for someone to have sex with:
He spends the weekends cruising the bars.

cruising Show phonetics
noun [U]
Mediterranean/luxury cruising
a popular cruising area/ground


[動](自)[I([副])]
1 〈遊覧船などが〉巡航する;〈艦隊が〉巡洋する
cruise along the shore
沿岸を巡航する.
2 〈自動車・人が(車で)〉(一定の速度で)快適に走る;〈飛行機が〉巡航速度で飛ぶ
We cruised down the road at 55 miles an hour.
道路を時速55マイルで車を走らせた.
3 〈タクシーなどが〉流す;〈パトカーが〉巡回する
a cruising taxi
流しのタクシー.
4 〈人が〉(目的なしに)歩き回る,漫遊する;((俗))〈特に同性愛者が〉(相手を求めて街路などを)ぶらつく,(一般に)ナンパして歩く;((俗))(ある場所に)行く.
5 《スポーツ》簡単に(勝利を)手に入れる((to ...)).
━━(他)
1 〈船・自動車などが〉〈地域を〉ゆっくり走る;〈飛行機を〉巡航速度で飛行させる;〈車を〉経済速度で走らせる.
2 〈森林地帯を〉(木材見積もりのため)踏査する.
3 ((俗))〈寝る相手を〉(バーなどで)ハントする.
━━[名]
1 巡航,巡洋航海,船旅;((略式))漫遊,旅行.
2 =cruise missile.

[オランダ語kruis(渡る)←ラテン語crux. △CROSS]

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