2015年12月27日 星期日

take root, recurring, current, around the clock

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This approach brings out little-known aspects of his art that turn out to be remarkably topical and immediate. Images become symbols, words turn into images, objects act as signs and reflections become objects: these recurring phenomena are like visual syllables repeated all through his œuvre, from the late 1920s to the early 1980s.




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take root
Become established or fixed, as in We're not sure how the movement took root, but it did so very rapidly. This idiom transfers the establishment of a plant, whose roots settle into the earth, to other matters. [Late 1500s]

take root


1. Lit. [for a plant] to develop roots in soil or some other growing medium. The new plants should take root in a few weeks and startgrowing.
2. Fig. to begin to take hold or have effect. Things will begin to change when my new policies take root. My ideas began to take rootand influence other people.


recur[re・cur]

  • レベル:社会人必須
  • 発音記号[rikə'ːr]

[動](〜red, 〜・ring)(自)
1 〈物事が〉再発する;繰り返される, 循環する;〈問題などが〉再び出てくる
recurring attacks of dizziness
再発する目まいの発作.
2 [recur to A]
(1) 〈考え・記憶などが〉〈A(心)に〉再び浮かぶ, 思い出される.
(2) 〈人が〉〈A(行動・考えなど)に〉戻る, 立ち返る
Let's recur to our previous topic.
話を元に戻しましょう.
[ラテン語recurrere (re-後ろへ+currere走る=戻る). △CURRENT

current[cur・rent]
 

  • レベル:最重要
  • 発音記号[kə'ːrənt | kʌ'r-]

[形]((限定))
1 今の, 現時の, 新しい, 最新の;当世[現代]風の, はやりの
current English
現代[時事]英語
the current fiscal year
今会計年度
the current price
時価
the current issue of a magazine
雑誌の今号
the current style
当世の流行型
the current generation gap
現代の風潮である世代の断絶.
2 一般に知られて[行われて]いる;〈情報が〉流布している;〈慣行が〉通例となっている, 習慣的な;〈貨幣が〉流通している(circulating)
the current use of the word
その語の慣用法
current funds
流動資金(有価証券・手形・小切手など即時換金できるもの).
3 その時の.
━━[名]
1 (川などの)流れ, 流動;流れの速さ.
2 流れるもの(川など);潮流, 海流;気流
a swift current
急流
the Japan Current
日本海流
a cold [a warm] current
寒流[暖流]
the upper air current
上層気流.
3 [U][C]《電気》電流(electric current);電流の強さ
a direct [a continuous] current
直流
switch off the current
電流を切る.
4 ((通例the [a] 〜))(時・事件などの)流れ, 成り行き;(時代・社会などの)一般的傾向, 趨勢(すうせい);風潮
the current of public opinion
世論の動向
the current of events
事の成り行き
swimgowithagainstthe current
時勢に従う[逆らう].
[ラテン語current(currere流れる+-ent現在分詞語尾=流れている→現時の). △CURRICULUM
 

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