The improvised system could not compete with the government speakers that lined the square, broadcasting the droning speeches of Li Peng and other lesser apparatchiks who tried to convince those arriving by the tens of thousands to stay home or return to school.
"Iain Duncan Smith's story about a society beset by jobless layabouts who opt for unemployment as a lifestyle choice doesn’t just seek to describe a problem, it lays the moral foundations for a whole raft of policies demonising the most vulnerable sections of already deprived communities. So much rests on the veracity of the tale constructed" (via Comment is free)
50 Years Later, War on Poverty Is a Mixed Bag
By ANNIE LOWREY
The debate over the government's role in creating opportunity and ending deprivation has flared anew, with inequality as acute as it was in the Roaring Twenties and the ranks of the poor and near-poor at record highs.
Thirty-five weeks pregnant, Robin Rodgers was vomiting and losing weight, so her doctor hospitalized her and ordered that she be fed through a tube until the birth of her daughter.
But in a mistake that stemmed from years of lax federal oversight of medical devices, the hospital mixed up the tubes. Instead of snaking a tube through Ms. Rodgers’s nose and into her stomach, the nurse instead coupled the liquid-food bag to a tube that entered a vein.
TWO years ago, the supply system at Seattle Children’s Hospital was so unreliable that Susanne Matthews, a nurse in the intensive care unit, would stockpile stuff — catheters in the closet, surgical dressings in patients’ dresser drawers and clamps in the nurse’s office. And she wasn’t the only one.
By Cindy Sui BBC News, Taipei When party apparatchiks from China and Taiwan meet on Friday for an annual economic forum, business will not be the only item on the agenda. That is because Taiwan's President Ma Ying-jeou, who has presided over a period ...
n., pl., -tchiks, or -tchi·ki (-chĭ-kē).
- A member of a Communist apparat.
- An unquestioningly loyal subordinate, especially of a political leader or organization.
[Russian, from apparat, apparat. See apparat.]
[名]（複〜s, -tchiki 〔-tikì〕）
2 ((米俗))お役人.3 （政治組織などの）盲従的指導者.
mix something up
2 (mix someone/thing up) confuse someone or something with another person or thing:I’d got her mixed up with her sister
mixed upTranslate mixed up | into German | into Italian
In medicine, a catheter is a tube that can be inserted into a body cavity, duct, or vessel. Catheters thereby allow drainage, injection of fluids, or access by surgical instruments. The process of inserting a catheter is catheterization. In most uses, a catheter is a thin, flexible tube ("soft" catheter), though in some uses, it is a larger, solid ("hard") catheter. A catheter left inside the body, either temporarily or permanently, may be referred to as an indwelling catheter. A permanently inserted catheter may be referred to as a permcath.
(also mixed bunch)Translate mixed bag | into German | into Italian
a diverse assortment of things or people:we have a mixed bag of destinations and holiday choices for youcatheter
n. - 導尿管, 導管, 尿液管
n. - カテーテル
1 （金属・ガラス・ゴムなどの）管, 筒
an iron tube
a test tube
a tube of glue
(1) 《解剖学・動物学》管；（輸）卵管(fallopian tube)；《植物》管
(3) （管楽器の）管, 管状部.
(1) 《解剖学・動物学》管；（輸）卵管(fallopian tube)；《植物》管
the fallopian tubes(2) ＝fallopian tube.
(3) （管楽器の）管, 管状部.
4 ((米))地下鉄［道］のトンネル；((the 〜, しばしばthe T-))((英))（特にLondonの）地下鉄（((米))subway）
go by tube ［on the tube］
5 ＝inner tube.
6 《電子工学》真空管(electron tube)；((米))熱電子管(thermionic tube)；ブラウン管（cathode-ray tube）.
7 ((the 〜))((米略式))テレビ（受像機）.
11 ((the 〜))((米警察俗))警察のショットガン（散弾銃）.
down the tubes((略式))＝down the DRAIN.
2 …を管［円筒］で運ぶ, 管［円筒］に入れる.
Definition of snake
verb[no object, with adverbial of direction]
Origin:Old English snaca, of Germanic origin
mixLine breaks: mix
- 1combine or put together to form one substance or mass: peppercorns are sometimes mixed with other spices these two chemicals, when mixed together, literally explode
- 1.1 [no object, often with negative] (of different substances) be able to be combined to form one substance or mass: oil and water don’t mix
- 1.2make or prepare by combining various ingredients: mixing concrete is hard physical work
- 1.3juxtapose or put together to form a whole whose constituent parts are still distinct: he continues to mix an off-hand sense of humour with a sharp insight
- 3(especially in sound recording) combine (two or more signals or soundtracks) into one: up to eight tracks can be mixed simultaneously
- 3.1produce (a sound signal or recording) by combining a number of separate signals or recorded soundtracks: it was everyone’s dream to mix their album in their front room
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- 1.1a group of people of different types within a particular society or community: the school has a good social mix
- 1.2the proportion of different people or other constituents that make up a mixture: arriving at the correct mix of full-time to part-time staff trousers made from a cotton and polyester mix
- 2 [often with modifier] a commercially prepared mixture of ingredients for making a particular type of food or a product such as concrete: cake mixes have made cooking easier
- 3 [often with modifier] a version of a recording in which the component tracks are mixed in a different way from the original: a dance mix version of ‘This Charming Man’
- 3.1an image or sound produced by the combination of two separate images or sounds: titling mixes are added when vision and sound are still on separate film
be (or get) mixed up in
be (or get) mixed up with
- be (or become) associated with (someone unsuitable or unreliable): how did you get mixed up with that layabout?
mix and match
- select and combine different but complementary items, such as clothing or pieces of equipment, to form a coordinated set: mix and match this season’s colours for a combination that says ‘winter’ [as modifier]: a mix-and-match menu
mix one's drinks
- drink different kinds of alcohol in close succession: he’d been going from bar to bar, mixing his drinks
Originlate Middle English: back-formation from mixed (taken as a past participle).
[動]（mixed or mixt 〔míkst〕, 〜・ing）(他)
1 ［III[名]］…を混ぜる, いっしょにする；［mix A with B/mix A and B］〈A（物・事）とB（物・事）を〉混合［結合］する；混ぜ（合わせ）る
2 〈成分を〉混ぜて（…を）作る((into ...))；〈薬を〉調合する；［mix A for B/mix B A］〈B（人）にA（物）を〉混ぜて作ってやる
4 〈人を〉（…に）交わらせる, 交際させる((with, among ...))
1 〈物が〉（…と）混ざる；（…と）混合する((with ...))
2 〈人が〉（人と）交際する, 交わる, 仲よくやっていく((in/with ...))
be［get］ mixed up(1) 〈人が〉（よくないことに）巻き込まれる((in ...))；（好ましくない人と）かかわりあいになる((with ...))
(2) 〈人が〉（…について）頭が混乱している, わからなくなっている；勘違いしている((about, in, over ...))
［mix ... in/mix in ...］…をよく混ぜ合わせる.
mix it (up)((俗))（…と）口論する, けんかする；（…と）こぶしでなぐり合う((with ...)).
mix ... up/mix up ...(1) …をよく混ぜる.
(2) …を（…と）混同する((with ...))
2 （湯などを加えるとでき上がる）即席食品, ミックス
a cookie mix
3 ((略式))混乱, ごたごた, 争い.
4 ((a 〜, 〜s))（人・物の）寄り集まり, 寄せ集め((of ...)).