2016年5月5日 星期四

stink, stinking, stinky, hamming it up, peshmerga

"Whatever else is unsure in this stinking dunghill of a world a mother's love is not."
-- James Joyce, A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

Slaughtered to make $1million coats then left to rot in a stinking corpse mountain

‘I have no sympathy for the animals… I feel a deep satisfaction’
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The plight of the Kurdish peshmerga
As the "Islamic State" continues its fight for power in Iraq, resources have been key to the group's strategy. DW correspondent Birgit Svensson reports on the Kurdish peshmerga force and the battle for the Mosul Dam.

Why Do Americans Stink at Math?

The Common Core should finally improve math education. The problem is that no one has taught the teachers how to teach it.



Zach Galifianakis: "It must kind of stink that you can't run three times."
President Obama: "No actually I think it's a good idea. If I run a third time it'd be sort of like doing a third Hangover movie. Didn't really work out, did it?"
Via Guardian US



Night markets are perhaps one of the best aspects of Taipei, especially for those who like to snack or shop after sundown. The ShiLin and ShiDa (near National Taiwan Normal University) are some of the best. Come prepared to bargain and shop for cheap jewelry, clothes and electronic accessories, and be ready to get your snack on. During the summer, night markets are the home to bao bing, or shaved ice with your choice of toppings – a perfect way to cool off on a hot summer night. Other snacks include stinky tofu, kebobs, wontons, even chickens’ feet.


stink
informal Be very unpleasant, contemptible, or scandalous: the industry’s reputation stinks
hamming it up
informal   Overact: he was hamming it up, doing all the voices and the effects
a
用例
This fish stinks. このはいやにおいがする.
b
〔…の〕いやなにおいがする 〔of〕.
用例
2
俗語》〔…を〕いやというほど持っている 〔of,with〕.
用例
He stinks of [with] money. 彼に腐るほどある.
3
口語
a
〔…が〕ひどく下手である 〔at〕.
用例
c
【他動詞】
1
〈…を〉悪臭追い出すいぶり出す 〈out〉.
用例
2
場所を〉悪臭で満たす 〈out〉.
【名詞】
1
【可算名詞】 (がまんできない)悪臭臭気.
2
[a stink] 《口語》 不愉快な騒ぎ物議.
用例
His comments caused a stink. 彼の発言物議をかもした.


名詞としての「stink」のイディオムやフレーズ
lìke stínkráise [creáte,kíck ùp] a stínk
【語源】






stink

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VERB (past stank /staŋk/ or stunk /stʌŋk/; past participle stunk)

[NO OBJECT]
1Have a strong unpleasant smell:the place stank like a sewerhis breath stank of drink
1.1[WITH OBJECT] (stink somewhere out/upINFORMALFill somewhere with a strong unpleasant smell:her perfume stank the place out
2INFORMAL Be very unpleasant, contemptible, or scandalous:he thinks the values of our society stink
2.1(stink of) Be highly suggestive of (something regarded with disapproval):the whole affair stinks of a set-up
2.2(stink of) Have or appear to have a scandalously large amount of (something, especially money):the whole place was luxurious and stank of money

NOUN

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1A strong unpleasant smell; a stench:the stink of the place hit me as I went in
2INFORMAL A row or fuss:a silly move now would kick up a stink we couldn’t handle

ADJECTIVE

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1Having a strong unpleasant smell:‘What you doing with that stink dog?’
2Contemptible; corrupt:the whole episode is so stink that the principal asked for an immediate transfer of the teacher

Origin

Old English stincan, of West Germanic origin; related to Dutch and German stinken, also to stench.
Phrases


like stink


INFORMAL Extremely hard or intensely:she’s working like stink to get everything ready

Derivatives


stinky
ADJECTIVE (stinkierstinkiest)INFORMAL

peshmerga

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Pronunciation: /pɛʃˈməːgə /




NOUN (plural same or peshmergas)

A member of a Kurdish nationalist guerrilla organization.

Origin

from Kurdish pêshmerge, from pêsh 'before' + merg'death'.

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