2016年11月27日 星期日

splash, go south, Deep South , "Upper South"

China has a lot of sources of leverage over us, beginning with how much of their currency they’ve been willing to buy, and they’ve been buying airplanes from Boeing and turbines from GE, and there’re all sorts of ways that economic relationship could go south very quickly.




Angela Merkel has gone without a challenger—until now.http://ow.ly/Xpw04

Going South
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On Nov. 2, 1976, former Georgia Gov. Jimmy Carter defeated Republican incumbent Gerald R. Ford, becoming the first U.S. president from the Deep South since the Civil War.

The Deep South is a descriptive category of the cultural and geographic subregions in the American South. Historically, it is differentiated from the "Upper South" as being the states which were most dependent on plantation type agriculture during the pre-Civil War period. The Deep South was also commonly referred to as the Lower South or the "Cotton States".[1][2]

Today, the Deep South is usually delineated as being those states and areas where things most often thought of as "Southern" exist in their most concentrated form.[3]

((the 〜))(米国の)最南部地方:特にSouth Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisianaの諸州.
我看過"南方腹地"的翻譯 可能不太妥善
因為". 腹地 [fu4di4], n., central region, opp. frontier, 邊地." (林語堂漢英辭典)










The states in dark red compose the Deep South today. Adjoining areas of East Texas, North Florida and the Florida Panhandle are also considered part of this subregion. Historically, these seven states formed the original Confederate States of America.

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It's a Santa Monica splash as only Google could do it
SEARCH GIANT'S CULTURE THRIVES IN THE CLIMATE OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
By Jessica Guynn

Los Angeles Times


Article Launched: 12/08/2007 01:32:52 AM PST

Santa Monica splash


go south
phrase of south
  1. 1.
    NORTH AMERICANinformal
    fall in value, deteriorate, or fail.
    "Lazio saw his poll numbers go south almost immediately"

splash (SHOW) Show phonetics
verb [T + adverb or preposition]
to print or show something in a very noticeable way:
Several newspapers splashed colour pictures of the Prince across their front pages.

splash 
noun [C]
something or someone bright or very noticeable:
The little girl in her flowery dress provides the only splash of colour in the picture.




make a splash
to become suddenly very successful or very well known:
Jodie Foster made quite a splash in the film 'Taxi Driver'.



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