However, the sisters proved to be very horny and insatiable. So, exasperated, the young man starts talking and cursing. The mother prioress announces that a happy miracle has been bestowed by God on the young man, but in reality this is an excuse to keep the young man with the other sisters in the convent to make love every night.
India’s Guard Is Up, but Weaknesses Remain
By LYDIA POLGREEN and VIKAS BAJAJ A year after the deadly assault in Mumbai that killed 163 people, the public outrage that many thought would usher in a political groundswell has dissipated.
Economy Shrinks At Staggering Rate
The prospects for an economic recovery by year's end dimmed yesterday, as government data showed that the economy contracted at the end of 2008 by the fastest pace in a quarter-century. The worse-than-expected data fueled doubts about whether the Obama administration had adequately sized up the...
(By Annys Shin and Neil Irwin, The Washington Post)
"When we size up the job ahead, it is obvious that a long thorny road lies ahead -- decades." (Deming, 1986, Preface for Out of the Crisis)
Arab Bloggers Size Up Obama
Introduction by JOSIE DELAP
Excerpts from a dozen Middle Eastern blog posts reflect
the region's hopes for — and doubts about — the president-elect.
Europe’s football fans pack up their kits in preparation for Euro 2008
There’s just one week to go until the Euro 2008 Football Championship kicks off.16 teams from around the continent will be competing over three weeks for Europe’s most coveted football trophy. Austria & Switzerland are joint hosts for the championships. Today inside Europe goes visits Vienna to size up the preparations & the groundswell of enthusiasm there for this feast of football.
size sth/sb up phrasal verb [M]
to examine something or someone carefully and decide what you think about them:
We must size up the situation before we decide what to do.
The two cats walked in circles around each other, sizing each other up.
groundswell noun [S]
a growth of strong feeling among a large group of people:
There is a groundswell of opinion against the new rules.
1 [C] a set of things, such as tools or clothes, used for a particular purpose or activity:
a first-aid/tool kit
a pregnancy-testing kit
2 [C] a set of parts sold ready to be put together:
He's making a model car from a kit.
3 [U] MAINLY UK the particular clothing worn by a sports team, or the particular clothing and small pieces of equipment worn and used by people such as soldiers and sailors:
adjective: Having a long narrow nose. 【形容詞】1細長い鼻を持つ
From Greek lepto- (thin) + rhin (nose). Also see rhinorrhea (a runny nose). First recorded use: 1880.
"Like a horny sightless woman on a blind date, she begins to knead her heavy friendship-ring-laden fingers into my face. 'Leptorrhine nose ... kumquat-headed ...'" — Paul Beatty; Slumberland; Bloomsbury; 2008.
kumquatBBC - Food - Kumquat recipes別ウィンドウで開く
Kumquats ? sometimes called Chinese oranges ? are the smallest and weirdest of the common citrus fruit. In contrast to other fruit from this...
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1 角の（ように堅い）, 角製の, 角質の；〈皮膚が〉こわばってざらざらした.