2016年2月8日 星期一

calling card, deliverance, wardrobe



See Frida Kahlo’s wardrobe, locked away for 50 years
From the DM archives.


Traditional Tehuana dress Anyone with the remotest familiarity with the paintings of Frida Kahlo will have noticed that one of her primary subjects is her own physical pain and the fragility of her own body, especially after a…
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WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of Product: PAX AURLAND wardrobe mirror doors
Units: About 1,700 in the United States and 500 in Canada
Importer/Retailer: IKEA North America Service, of Conshohocken, Pa.
Hazard: The mirror glass can detach unexpectedly from the wardrobe door, fall and shatter, posing a laceration hazard to consumers.






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It's Lonely Without the Goldman Net Being a former Goldmanite has long been considered the ultimate calling card. But, in some cases, it has proved to be a liability: A series of blunders by former senior Goldman executives raises questions about whether Goldman's secret sauce can actually be exported, Andrew Ross Sorkin writes in his DealBook column.





Retail isn't Google's calling card, but the company has an online store for Android apps, sells software for businesses and it sells a phone.



The banks were bailed out last fall, the automobile companies last winter. For Edward McClelland, a writer in Chicago, deliverance finally arrived a few days ago.
Mr. McClelland’s credit card company was calling yet again, wondering when it could expect the next installment on his delinquent account. He proposed paying half of his $5,486 balance and calling the matter even.
It’s a deal, the account representative immediately said, not even bothering to check with a supervisor.



More than any president since he was an infant, Mr. Obama has taken a place in society that extends beyond political leadership. He is as much symbol as substance, an icon for the young and a sign of deliverance for an older generation that never believed a man with his skin color would ascend those steps to vow to preserve, protect and defend a Constitution that originally counted a black man as three-fifths of a person.


calling card

n.
  1. An engraved card bearing one's full name. Also called visiting card.
  2. A distinguishing characteristic or behavior.
  3. See phone card.

de・liv・er・ance

━━ n. 救出, 釈放 ((from)); 判決, 評決.
deliver
deliver (SAVE) Show phonetics
verb [T] FORMAL
to save someone from a painful or bad experience:
Is there nothing that can be done to deliver these starving people from their suffering?

deliverance Show phonetics
noun [U] FORMAL
We pray for deliverance from our sins.

deliverer Show phonetics
noun [C] FORMAL
Moses was the deliverer of the Israelites from Egypt.

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