2016年3月12日 星期六

pick apart, butt dial, picking quarrels and provoking trouble, quarrel with your bread and butter/quarrel with myself

While some commentators were quick to praise Maria Sharapova for her forthrightness, her explanation was quickly picked apart.

This is not the first time that a major tennis star has been caught using a…
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accidentally dialing a cell phone thats in your pocket and the resulting broadcasting of a conversation to the last person dialed
We heard all the personal details of his blind date after he butt dialed the apartment landline.
by Roger Johansen February 12, 2009


中共利用" 尋釁滋事"罪條大舉鎮壓網路 picking quarrels and provoking trouble
Demonstrators in Hong Kong protesting the detention of Pu Zhiqiang, a civil rights lawyer from Beijing charged with

WORLD | MEMO FROM CHINA

China Uses 'Picking Quarrels' Charge to Cast a Wider Net Online

By EDWARD WONG

In its growing Internet crackdown, Beijing has turned to an old ban on "picking quarrels and provoking trouble," once limited to physical acts like handing out fliers.
. Q. and A.: Law Professor Discusses 'Picking Quarrels'


Moving to Basel, Foxe worked with his fellow countrymen John Bale and Lawrence Humphrey at the drudgery of proofreading. (Educated Englishmen were noted for their learning, industry, and honesty and "would also be the last persons to quarrel with their bread and butter." No knowledge of German or French was required because the English tended to socialize with each other and could communicate with scholars in Latin.)[24] Foxe also completed and had printed a religious drama, Christus Triumphans (1556), in Latin verse. Yet despite receiving occasional financial contributions from English merchants on the continent, Foxe seems to have lived very close to the margin and been "wretchedly poor."[25]


Dorothy's Grasmere Journal begins on 14 May 1800:

I resolved to write a journal of the time till W & J return, & I set about keeping my resolve because I will not quarrel with myself, & because I shall give Wm Pleasure by it when he comes home again.


Don't quarrel with your bread and butter. 勿自砸飯碗。


pick someone or something apart


1. Lit. to pick at and pull someone or something to pieces. The vultures attacked the hunger-weakened man and triedto pick him apart. They tried to pick apart the body. Harry picked his piece of cake apart, looking to get all the nutsout.
2. Fig. to analyze and criticize someone or something negatively. You didn't review her performance; you just pickedher apart. The critics picked apart the performers.

quarrel[quar・rel1]
  • レベル:大学入試程度
  • 発音記号[kwɔ'ːrəl | kwɔ'r-]

[名]
1 (…との)けんか, 口論;仲たがい, 反目, 不和((with, between ...)). ▼「口論」について用い, 腕力によるけんかはfight
pick [seek] a quarrel with a person
人にけんかを売る[吹っかける]
patch up one's quarrel with ...
…と仲直りする
take up a person's quarrel
人のけんかを買って出る.
2 (…に対する)けんか[口論, 不平, 敵愾(てきがい)心]の原因[もと, 種]((with, against ...))
I have no quarrel with my present secretary [job].
((形式))今の秘書[仕事]に全然不満はない.
━━[動](〜ed, 〜・ing;((英))〜led, 〜・ling)(自)
1I([副])](人と)(…のことで)けんかする, 口論する, 言い争う((with ...;about, over, for ...)). ⇒ARGUE[類語]
quarrel over which TV program to turn on
どのテレビ番組を見るかでけんかする.
2 [quarrel with A]〈A(物・事)のことで〉小言[不平, 苦情, 文句]を言う, 〈Aを〉とがめる
One can't quarrel with destiny.
人は運命を甘受せざるを得ない.
quar・rel・er, ((英))・ler
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