2016年1月29日 星期五

bellyache, landing page, belly landing, landing gear, to ditch fuel, bad-mouth

Republican contenders let fly with some inaccuracies when they badmouthed the Obama administration on military readiness and aid to Kurdish fighters.
I don't mean you should withhold criticism of specific policies when criticism is due -- I certainly won't -- but we need to tone down the generalized badmouthing and bellyaching, and give him the strongest support possible when we agree with what he's trying to do. You with me?


 COBOL might seem too dull to bother with, but at the time of writing, the landing page for IBM's Enterprise COBOL for z/OS is out of action due to heavy load. ®


"Few managers seem to realize how important it is to manage the boss or, worse, believe that it can be done at all," Drucker wrote. "They bellyache about the boss but do not even try to manage him (or her). Yet managing the boss is fairly simple—indeed, generally quite a bit simpler than managing subordinates."



Airport officials in western Romania say a passenger plane with 51 people on board has made a safe belly landing at Timisoara. Nobody was injured. Landing gear on the plane operated by Carpat Air had failed to lower. It was on a flight from Moldova. Fire-fighters had laid out a bed of retardant foam. Officials said controllers ordered the crew to ditch fuel before touching down.

bellyache
n.
  1. Pain in the stomach or abdomen; colic.
  2. Slang. A whining complaint.
intr.v. Slang., -ached, -ach·ing, -aches.
To complain, especially in a whining manner.



Complain noisily or persistently:Heads of Department bellyaching about lack of resources
bellyacher bel'ly·ach'er n.

landing (PLANE) Show phonetics
noun [C]
an arrival on the ground of an aircraft or boat:
One person has died after the pilot of a light aircraft was forced to make a crash/emergency landing in a field.

Republican contenders let fly with some inaccuracies when they badmouthed the Obama administration on military readiness and aid to Kurdish fighters.

bad-mouth 
  


VERB

[WITH OBJECT] INFORMAL
Criticize (someone) behind their back: 毒舌no one wants to hire an individual who bad-mouths a prior employer

Definition of landing page

noun

a web page which serves as the entry point for a website or a particular section of a website.

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