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Despite these draws, Mr. Gagliardi isn’t the only one with a stake in his new museum and festival. Gabriella Ferranti, the town’s mayor, made no bones about feeling that Chianciano was going to receive a new lease on life in her reception speech at the museum’s opening. “Gagliardi’s fortune is our own fortune as well,” she said.
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Dependence on protection by tariffs and laws to "buy American" only encourages incompetence. It would be incorrect to leave the reader with the impression ...
World leaders have spoken out against rising protectionism, blamed for sparking global trade wars in the 1930s that deepened and prolonged the Great Depression. But worldwide, domestic pressure is intense to protect jobs, and each time one country takes action, it makes it a little easier for the next. A case in point: After "Buy American" provisions won support in the United States as part of the $787 billion stimulus package, Indonesian authorities fired their own salvo. They ordered all civil servants in Southeast Asia's largest economy to consume food, clothing, shoes and other products made only in Indonesia.
Buy American 買美國貨
- A list or system of duties imposed by a government on imported or exported goods.
- A duty or duties so imposed.
- A schedule of prices or fees.
To fix a duty or price on.
[Italian tariffa, from Old Italian, from Arabic ta‘rīf, notification, infinitive of ‘arrafa, to announce.]
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.
- 1A curtain or piece of fabric fastened so as to hang in a drooping curve.
- 1.1A decorative garland or chain of flowers, foliage, or fruit fastened so as to hang in a drooping curve: swags of holly and mistletoe
- 1.2A carved or painted representation of a swag of flowers, foliage, or fruit: fine plaster swags
- 2.1Products given away free, typically for promotional purposes: local studios provide swag, spirits, and food
- 2.2chiefly US Marijuana, typically of a low grade: prices range from $40 a 10-seed packet for some Jamaican swag to $345 per pack for something tastier
verb (swags, swagging, swagged)[with object] Back to top
- 1Arrange in or decorate with a swag or swags of fabric: swag the fabric gracefully over the curtain tie-backs (as adjective swagged) the swagged contours of nomads' tents