2016年5月10日 星期二

shift, in shift, go figure, sequin, tiara. figure skating



Interpublic to Shift $250 Million in TV Ad Spending to YouTube - WSJ

www.wsj.com/.../interpublic-to-shift-250-million-in-tv-ad-spending-to-yout...
6 days ago - Magna Global signs upfront deal with YouTube for October 2016 through December 2017, as TV ratings remain under pressure. ... Magna Global, the ad buying arm of Interpublic Group of IPG 1.11 % Cos., has signed an upfront advertising deal with YouTube, shifting spending from television ...


Forget the tiaras and sequinned gowns - this Sao Paulo beauty pageant was looking for the city's "Most Handsome Elderly Man''
http://bbc.in/1KUQJ39

Heterosexuals get drunk and pregnant, producing unwanted children; their reward is to be allowed to marry. Homosexual couples do not produce unwanted children; their reward is to be denied the right to marry. Go figure.
Would figure skating be taken more seriously if they wore uniforms instead of costumes? http://wapo.st/1dMfMlA


Two-time world champion Asada wins women's short program
USA TODAY
Mao Asada of Japan competes in the women's short program during the ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Championships at World Arena in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Asada, a two-time world champion, won the event. Mao Asada of Japan competes in the ...

USA TODAY

In Shift, Iran's President Calls for End to Syrian Crackdown

By NEIL MacFARQUHAR
In a surprising turn, President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad of Iran is calling for Syria to end its crackdown on antigovernment protesters.


tiara (tɪˈɑːrə Pronunciation for tiara 

noun

  1. a woman's semicircular jewelled headdress for formal occasions
  2. a high headdress worn by Persian kings in ancient times
  3. (Roman Catholic Church)
    1. a headdress worn by the pope, consisting of a beehive-shaped diadem surrounded by three coronets
    2. the office or rank of pope

sequin

Line breaks: se¦quin
Pronunciation: /ˈsiːkwɪn/

noun

1a small shiny disc sewn on to clothing for decoration: satin dresses trimmed with pearls and sequins


shift
  • 音記号[ʃíft]

[動](他)
1III[名]([副])]〈物・視線などを〉(…へ)移す, 移動する((to ...));…を(…から)転じる((from ...))
The hunter shifted his gun from one shoulder to the other.
ハンターは猟銃をもう一方の肩に移した
He shifted his gaze to the mountains.
山なみへ眼を移した.
2 〈責任などを〉(人に)なすりつける((on/onto, to ...))
She tried to shift the responsibility to him.
彼女は責任を彼に転嫁しようとした.
3 …を取り替える, 変える
shift one's position [ground]
(議論で)立場を変える
shift the scene
(小説・劇などで)場面を変える.
4 ((米))〈車のギヤを〉変える.
5 ((英))〈しみなどを〉取り除く, 落とす;〈在庫を〉さばく, 売る.
6 《言語学》…を(体系的に)音変化させる.
━━(自)(←(他))
1I([副])]移動する, 転じる, 場所[住所など]を変える;変化する
shift from place to place
住所を転々と変える
The breeze shifted (round) to the north.
風向きが北へ変わった.
2 なんとかやっていく, 自力でうまくやる
Let him shift for himself.
ひとりでやらせておけ.
3 ((古))ごまかす, いんちきをする.
4 ((米))ギヤを(…に)入れ替える(((英))change)((up, down/into, to ...))
shift into second
セカンドにギヤを入れ替える.
5 (タイプライターなどの)シフトキーを押し下げる.
6 ((俗))着替える.
shift (one's weight) from one foot to the other
体重を一方の足から他方に移す.
━━[名]
1 移動, 転換, 変化, 変更, 転移
a shift in attitude [policy]
態度[政策]の変化
a shift of capital
遷都.
2 交替, (交替制の)勤務時間;交替(勤務)組
the morning shift
朝組
in [on] two shifts
2交替で
in staggered shifts
時間差交替で(▼多人数で交替し, 24時間常にだれかが任務についているもの)
off shift
非番で
be on an early shift
早番である
The men work 12-hour shifts.
男たちは12時間交替で働く.
3 (…の)代用((of, for ...)).
4 [C][U]一時しのぎの手段.
5 ((古))ごまかし, ずるい手段;言い抜け.
6 (タイプライター・コンピュータのキーボードの)シフトキー;((米))(自動車の)変速装置.
7 《服飾》シフトドレス;((古))シュミーズ, スリップ.
8 《採鉱》断層.
9 《言語学》(音の)推移, 変化.
10 《農業》輪作(作物);輪作用の土地.
11 《アメフト》シフト:プレー直前の攻撃側の位置移動.
12 《音楽》(弦楽器の演奏で)左手の移動.
13 《コンピュータ》(記憶装置の)桁(けた)移動.
make shift
(…で)間に合わせる((with ...)).
[古英語sciftan. 原義は「分ける」. △SHIVER2
shift・a・ble
[形]移動[取り替え, 変更]可能な.


go figure!


North American INFORMAL Said to express the belief that something is amazing or incredible:there’ll even (go figure) be an Elvis impersonator


Go Figure (Lyrics - Everlife),


figure

━━ n. 形, 姿; 体型; 肖像; 外観; 風采; 人物, 名士; 象徴; 図面; 図案; 図解; (アラビア)数字; けた (three 〜s 3けた); 合計額; 値段; (pl.) 算数, 計算; 【スケート】フィギュア ((一連の動作)); (フィギュアスケートで)氷上に描く図形; 【数】図形; ことばのあや; 【楽】音型; 【ダンス】(ひと)旋回.
cut [make] a (…) figure 異彩を放つ; (…に)見える (cut a poor [sorry] 〜 (姿が)みすぼらしい; cut no 〜 問題にならない).
figure of fun おかしな(様子の)人.
go the whole figure 〔米〕 徹底的にやる.
keep [lose] one's figure 体型をスマートに保つ[太って体型がくずれる].
put a figure on …の数値を正確に言う.
━━ vt. かたどる; 図示[表象・想像・計算]する; 模様を施す; 比喩(ひゆ)で示す; 〔話〕 …だと思う, 決める.
━━ vi. (…として)現れる ((as)); 目立つ ((in)); 計算する; 計算が合う; 話が分かる.
figure in …を計算[考慮]に入れる.
figure on …をあてにする; 計算に入れる.
figure out 〔話〕 算出[解決・了解]する.
figure out at … (合計が)…になる.
figure up 合計する.
That figures. それは当然だ, もっともなことだ.
fig・ured ━━ a. 形で表した; 模様のついた.
figured bass 【楽】通奏低音.
figure eight knot 8字型結び.
figure・head 船首像; 名目だけの首領.
figure (of) eight 8の字型; 【スケート】8の字型滑走.
figure of speech 修辞, ことばのあや, 比喩; 誇張.
figure shift 【コンピュータ】数字シフト(キー).
figure skating フィギュアスケート.

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