2016年5月23日 星期一

taciturn, get on


In “Loving”, Jeff Nichols dramatises the true story of Richard and Mildred Loving, arrested in rural Virginia in 1958, when the state’s laws still forbade marriages between black and white people. A quiet, intimate portrait of two taciturn people who just want to get on with their lives, the film is acted with exquisite subtlety
Social justice is a topic beloved of Cannes's glitzy set
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It is a common opinion in this small south German town of 12,000, where his employees and residents saw Mr. Merckle as a decent, taciturn man who looked after his workers and his community, despite his wealth. He was No. 94 on Forbes magazine’s most recent ranking of the 400 richest people in the world.




get on

1Perform or make progress in a specified way:how are you getting on?
1.1Continue doing something, especially after an interruption:I’ve got to get on with this job
1.2chiefly British Be successful in one’s life or career.
2chiefly British Have a harmonious or friendly relationship:they seem to get on pretty well
3(be getting oninformal Be old or comparatively old:we are both getting on a bit


taciturn
adjective
saying little, especially habitually:
He's a reserved, taciturn person.
Habitually untalkative. See synonyms at silent.

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