2016年4月13日 星期三

it rains, fetid rainforest , seafarer, ruse, seafaring, quinoa

"As a tangible symbol of rip-off Britain and the failed privatisation of the public sector, it is exemplary. In a week where the reality gap between rich and poor and the fetid reality of our tax-dodging governing class has been laid bare, it feels like the end of a really bad experiment. The system is discredited. The model is broken. It is crumbling before our eyes."
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“I think it’s kind of beautiful and hilarious to see people eating their organic kale and quinoa salads while gazing across the opaque, fetid water,” Adrian Tomine says of his cover for this week’s issue, “Gowanus Canal, Brooklyn.” See more covers by Tomine featuring New York City:http://nyr.kr/1V49u98




Though it is often cloaked in a fetid smog, China does not have the most toxic air in the world. Nor does India, despite its congested roads and belching power-stations. So which country has the most polluted air? http://econ.st/1OohcqQ
This year's 38% drop in corn prices will make it rain bacon in 2014.
 
 
"Ideals are like stars; you will not succeed in touching them with your hands, but like the seafaring man on the desert of waters, you choose them as your guides, and following them, you reach your destiny." —Carl Schurz
During the usually brief pause between Monday’s opening-night "Star Spangled Banner" and the first notes of Tchaikovsky's "Eugene Onegin," shouts rained down from the Family Circle of the Metropolitan Opera, somewhat indistinct, with the word "Putin" surfacing often. Could anybody have been surprised? David Patrick Stearns explains what happened next.



The fetid smog that settled on Beijing in January 2013 could join the ranks of these game-changing environmental disruptions.


  Andreuccio is persuaded and, with a brilliant ruse, manages to steal for himself even the most beautiful ring of the deceased.

For centuries, Chinese seafarers largely ignored Taiwan, whose fetid rainforests seemed to harbor little more than headhunters and pirate lairs.


'Crusoe'
By KATHERINE FRANK
Reviewed by RANDY BOYAGODA
Was the forgotten British seafarer Robert Knox the inspiration for "Robinson Crusoe"?

'Double Cross'
By BEN MACINTYRE
Reviewed by ALEXANDER ROSE
Ben Macintyre tells the story of five extraordinary spies at the center of a ruse to fool the Germans about D-Day.

Google Chromebooks Rain on School Children, Invade HP
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The number of schools using Chromebook laptops doubled from 1,000 to 2,000 in the past three months, according to recent blog post from Google. And now, as it struggles to transform its venerable computer business, HP has entered the Chromebook ...


Afterwards, Aya (Yumeji Tsukioka), a divorced friend of Noriko’s, goes with Shukichi to a bar, where he confesses that his claim that he was going to marry Mrs. Miwa was a ruse to persuade Noriko to get married herself. Aya, touched by his sacrifice, promises to visit him often. Shukichi returns home alone.


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Kale or borecole (boerenkool) is a vegetable of the plant species Brassica oleracea with green or purple leaves, in which the central leaves do not form a head.

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ruse
noun


  • an action intended to deceive someone; a trick:Emma tried to think of a ruse to get Paul out of the house

Origin:

late Middle English (as a hunting term): from Old French, from ruser 'use trickery', earlier 'drive back', perhaps based on Latin rursus 'backwards'

ruse[ruse]

  • 発音記号[rúːz]
  • [名]計略, 策略, たくらみ.

 

seafaring

Pronunciation: /ˈsiːfɛːrɪŋ/
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adjective

  • (of a person) regularly travelling by sea: the Danes are an ancient seafaring people most Latvians now are urban or seafaring

noun

[mass noun]
  • the practice of regularly travelling by sea: Canadian seafaring is a fraction of what it once was

Derivatives

seafarer
noun

séafárer[séa・fárer]
  [名]((通例〜s))((文))船乗り;海上旅行者.



fetid
('tĭd)
adj.
Having an offensive odor.

[Middle English, from Latin fētidus, from fētēre, to stink.]
fetidly fet'id·ly adv.
fetidness fet'id·ness n.

adjective

  • smelling extremely unpleasant:the fetid water of the marsh


rain


発音
réin
レベル
最重要
rainの変化形
rains (複数形) • rained (過去形) • rained (過去分詞) • raining (現在分詞) • rains (三人称単数現在)
rainの慣用句
rain or shine, get out of the rain, not know enough to come in from the rain, (全8件)
[名]
1 [U]雨, 雨水;雨天;[C]((主に形容詞を伴って))雨降り, 降雨
(a) heavy rain
大雨
a hard rain
どしゃ降り
a fine rain
こぬか雨
a drizzling rain
しとしと降る雨
a drop of rain
雨のひとしずく
a sprinkle of rain
小雨
a week of rain
雨の1週間
in the rain
雨の中を[で]
We had a light rain this afternoon.
午後小雨が降った
It looks like rain. [=It is probably going to rain. ]
((略式))雨になりそうだ
After rain comes fair weather.
((ことわざ)) 雨天のあとには晴天がくる, 雨降って地固まる.
2 ((the 〜s))(インドなどの)雨季;季節的降雨;無風多雨地帯
the tropical rains
熱帯地方の雨季
when the rains come
雨季にはいると.
3 ((通例a 〜))(…の)雨((of ...))
a rain of punches [kisses, arrows]
殴打[キス, 矢]の雨.
4 《映画》(フィルムの傷による)雨.
(come) rain or shine [no rain]
((話))晴雨にかかわらず;何があっても.
get out of the rain
((略式))ごたごたが起きそうなときには姿を見せない.
not know enough [=not have enough sense] to come in from [out of] the rain
((略式))ひどいばかだ, まったくの能なしだ.
━━[動](自)
1 ((itを主語として))雨が降る
It's raining hardheavily].
雨が激しく降っている
It threatens to rain.
今にも雨になりそうだ.
2 〈好意・恩恵などが〉(…に)惜しみなく与えられる;〈涙などが〉雨のように流れる;〈攻撃・銃弾などが〉雨あられと浴びせられる((down/on, upon ...))
Blows rained down on him.
彼はめった打ちにされた.
3 〈神・空・雲が〉(…に)雨を降らせる((on ...)).
━━(他)
1 〈人が〉〈物を〉(雨のように)降らす;((itを主語として))(雨のように)降らす;((〜 -self))雨が降る
The children rained confetti on the bride.
子供たちは花嫁に紙吹雪を降らせた
It's rained itself out.
雨は降るだけ降った.
2 〈好意・恩恵などを〉(…に)惜しみなく与える[授ける];〈攻撃・銃弾などを〉雨あられと浴びせる((down/on, upon ...))
rain favors upon a person
人に恩恵をたっぷり施す
rain blows upon a person
人をめちゃくちゃに殴りつける.
It never rains but it pours. /When it rains, it pours.
((ことわざ)) 降るときは必ずどしゃ降り;凶事[災難, 不幸]は必ず重なるものだ;弱り目にたたり目.
▼時によい事に用い, 吉凶に関係なく「2度あることは3度」の意にも用いる.
rain cats and dogs
((略式))雨が激しく降る.
▼やや陳腐な表現.
rain off
((英))=RAIN out (2).
rain on ...
(1) ⇒(自)2, 3
(2) ((俗))…を台無しにする;〈人に〉不幸[不運]をもたらす;〈人に〉自分の不運をこぼす.
rain ... out/rain out ...
((主に米))
(1) ⇒(他)1
(2) ((通例受身))〈行事・試合などを〉雨天順延[中止]にする
The game was rained out.
試合は雨で流れた.
(3) 〈作物を〉大雨でだめにする
The cotton crop has been rained out.
綿作が大雨ですっかりだめになってしまった.

rain
Syllabification: (rain)
Pronunciation: /rān/
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noun

  • moisture condensed from the atmosphere that falls visibly in separate drops:the rain had not stopped for days it’s pouring rain
  • (rains) falls of rain:the plants were washed away by some unusually heavy rains
  • [in singular] a large or overwhelming quantity of things that fall or descend:he fell under the rain of blows

verb

[no object] (it rains, it is raining, etc.)
  • rain falls:it was beginning to rain
  • literary (of the sky, the clouds, etc.) send down rain.
  • [with adverbial of direction] (of objects) fall in large or overwhelming quantities:bombs rained down
  • [with object] (it rains ——, it is raining ——, etc.) used to convey that a specified thing is falling in large or overwhelming quantities:it was just raining glass
  • [with object] send down in large or overwhelming quantities:she rained blows onto him

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