2016年6月4日 星期六

vitalize, a new lease of life, lease, revitalize

1. on Page 8:
"1917 Corn Production Act revitalized British agriculture and gave a fresh lease of life to tenant farmers and their labourers. Attention was also paid to technical ... "
2. on Page 49:
"American 'Lend-Lease' arrangements ensuring tolerable free supplies of food and raw materials for the rest of the war, there was no imminent danger to the British Isles ... "
3. on Page 91:
"give a new lease of life to the Conservative government of Margaret Thatcher. In the June 1987 general election, despite a more vigorous Labour campaign under a new ... "


A universal basic income "is our only hope to deal with a coming labor market unlike any in human history and that it represents our best hope to revitalize American civil society," Charles Murray writes.


Replacing the welfare state with an annual grant is the best way to cope with a radically changing U.S. jobs market—and to revitalize America’s civic culture.
ON.WSJ.COM|由 CHARLES MURRAY 上傳




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━━ vt. (土地や家屋を)賃貸[借]する.
lease back 【金融】リースバックする.
leased territory 租借地.
━━ n. (土地・建物などの)賃貸[借]契約; (事務器機などの)リース; 賃貸[借]契約書[期間]; 借地[借家]権.
a new lease on [〈英〉of] life 運よく寿命が延びること; 立直る見込み[こと].
by [on] lease 賃貸(借)で.
lease・back 【金融】リースバック, 賃貸借契約付き売却, 借り戻し.
leased department リース商店, テナント商店 ((百貨店で外部商店にリースしてある売場)).
leased line 【コンピュータ】専用回線.
lease・hold ━━ n., a. (賃貸借契約による土地・建物などの)保有権, 賃借権; 賃借物件; 賃借した.
lease・holder n. 借地[借家]人.
leas・ing ━━ n. 賃貸(借)すること, リースすること.
leasing company 【コンピュータ】リース会社.

a new lease of life UK (US a new lease on life)
1 when you become more energetic and active than before:
His grandchildren have given him a new lease of life.

2 an increase in the period for which something can be used or continued:
The project suddenly got a new lease of life when the developers agreed to provide some more funding.



vitalize 

Pronunciation: /ˈvʌɪt(ə)lʌɪz/ 

(also vitalise)

VERB

[WITH OBJECT]
Give strength and energy to:yoga calms and vitalizes body and mind


lease Show phonetics
verb [T]
to make a legal agreement by which money is paid in order to use land, a building, a vehicle or a piece of equipment for an agreed period of time:
The estate contains 300 new homes, about a third of which are leased to the council.
[+ two objects] It was agreed they would lease the flat to him/lease him the flat.

lease Show phonetics
noun [C]
a legal agreement in which you pay money in order to use a building, piece of land, vehicle, etc. for a period:
He has the flat on a long lease.
The lease runs out/expires in two years' time.
We signed a three-year lease when we moved into the house.

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hanching chung 提到...

Quote:
"I like to sing. I write music. Country songs. You have to if you're in Nashville. It's part of the lease. You sign a lease that says, I will write country songs and pay my rent on time." — Jim Varney