2017年10月26日 星期四

front (APPEARANCE), in front, No–show, unanswered calls

Iran Using Fronts to Get Bomb Parts From U.S.
Families across the country, from Alaska to Appalachia, have called for help in times of crisis and been met with delays, no-shows and unanswered calls, a Kaiser Health News investigation shows.


In a surprise move, Harriet Tubman will replace Andrew Jackson on the…
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“Whether or not you support this government, and whether or not you want to stay in the EU, there is something outrageous about spending our own money on telling us what to think.”
The in campaign was expecting to be well in front by now. Why else…
THEGUARDIAN.COM|由 DANIEL HANNAN 上傳



PBS NewsHour
Fox said Trump had demanded a $5 million contribution to his charities in order to appear, which the network rejected.

Donald Trump says Fox News Channel apologized in their feud leading up to Thursday's presidential debate in Iowa, but he was still a no-show.
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The Iranian businessman was looking for high-quality American electronics, but he had to act stealthily: The special parts he coveted were denied to Iranians, especially those seeking to make roadside bombs to kill U.S. troops in Iraq.
(By Joby Warrick, The Washington Post)


No–show | Definition of No–show by Merriam-Webster

www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/no–show

1 : a person who reserves space (as on an airplane) but neither uses nor cancels the reservation. 2 : a person who buys a ticket but does not attend; broadly : a person who is expected but who does not show up. 3 : failure to show up.




in front




1In a position just ahead of or further forward than someone or something else:the car in front stopped suddenly
1.1In the lead in a game or contest:United went back in front thanks to a penalty
2On the part or side that normally first presents itself to view:a house with a wide porch in front


FRONT
An outward, often feigned, appearance or manner: They put up a good front.見せかけ ((不法行為をかくすための));


front (APPEARANCE)
noun [C usually singular]
the character or qualities which a person or organization appears to have in public which is different from their real character, and whose purpose is often to deceive people or hide an illegal activity:
Don't be fooled by his kindness and sensitivity - it's just a front.
She presents such a cheerful front that you'd never guess she's ill.
The machinery company was a front operation for arms smuggling.
Several trading companies were set up in the early 1960s to act as fronts for money-laundering operations.

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