2017年4月26日 星期三

crash, soft (hard) landing, crash-landing, run afoul of, crash and burn







Russian spy ship sinks in Black Sea weeks after 'mission to tail Nato vessels'

Russian warship crashes off Istanbul
INDEPENDENT.CO.UK



Taiwan plane crash-lands in river
A plane belonging to Taiwanese carrier TransAsia Airways crash-lands in a Taipei river with more than 50 people on board, local reports say.
BBC.CO.UK



Rushdie Runs Afoul of Web’s Real-Name Police
By SOMINI SENGUPTA
Salman Rushdie’s fight over which name he is allowed to use on Facebook is a sign of an increasingly vital debate.


WHY EDUCATION INNOVATION TENDS TO CRASH AND BURN

Frederick Hess blogs in Pundicity: There are at least two big sets of obstacles when it comes to "scaling" innovation. First, innovative models often rely on tough-to-replicate elements. Second, there are key structural conditions that impede efforts to grow even more replicable models. Second, even promising models run afoul of several structural impediments.


Most would never fall afoul of the Volcker rule if it somehow applied to them.


soft landing noun [C usually singular]
when a person or vehicle comes down from the air to the ground without difficulty or damage

相反就是
 hard landing (宇宙船などの)硬着陸 ((衝撃で船体が壊れる)); (問題の)力任せの決着, 苦渋の解決法.

crash-land 
verb [I or T]
to land an aircraft suddenly because of an emergency, sometimes resulting in serious damage or injuries:
The jet crash-landed and burst into flames.

crash-landing 
noun [C]
The pilot attempted a crash-landing on the beach.


━━ n. 上陸, 着陸, 下車[船]; 陸揚げ(場); 波止場; (階段の)踊り場.
landing beam 【航空】着陸誘導電波.
landing charge (目的港での)荷揚料, 陸揚げ費用.
landing craft 【軍】上陸用舟艇.
landing field [ground] (小)飛行場, 滑走路.
landing gear 【航空】着陸[着水]装置.
landing net 【釣】たも網.
landing order 陸揚げ許可証[指図書].
landing stage (浮き)桟橋.
landing strip 滑走路 (airstrip).



afoul
adv. & a.
[Pref. a- + foul.]
In collision; entangled. Totten.
To run afoul of, to run against or come into collision with, especially so as to become entangled or to cause injury.

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