2015年11月20日 星期五

debt, prep, reminder, face down/up


Thanks to the USC Alumni Association for getting the first pictures out of Tommy, Traveler and George as they're prepped for ‪#‎RivalryWeek‬aka ‪#‎Conquest‬

Disarming Senators, Apple Chief Eases Tax Tensions
By NELSON D. SCHWARTZ and BRIAN X. CHEN
Tim Cook came to Capitol Hill prepared to face down senators furious over evidence that Apple had avoided paying billions in taxes, but he left having won many of them over.


Stay on Schedule With Reminders From Your Phone
By KIT EATON

Apps for Apple and Android phones act as countdown timers; many can keep track of multiple events at one time.


Mounting State Debts Stoke Fears of a Looming Crisis
By MICHAEL COOPER and MARY WILLIAMS WALSH
The budget imbalances and debt in states and localities remind some analysts of the run-up to the subprime mortgage meltdown, or of the crisis hitting Europe.

Here's The Real Reason IBM Is Building Its "Watson" Computer
The Business Insider
IBM's Watson is gearing up for a championship round of Jeopardy against brainiacs Ken Jennings and Brad Rutter next month. To prep, the supercomputer has ... Microsoft, Adobe prep critical security patches
CNET News
by Elinor Mills Microsoft will issue one bulletin on Patch Tuesday next week that is rated "critical" for Windows 2000. The patch is designed to address a ...


Prep celebration rules questioned

The need for and inconsistent enforcement of excessive celebration rules in high school sports have many players, coaches and officials wondering if there is too much gray area to police.

U.S. Prepping Military Options For Syria

Despite priorities to solve the crisis diplomatically, military action is being discussed.




Some Publishers Wary of Sales on iTunes
Magazine and newspaper publishers rushed to prep their titles for the debut of Apple's iPad last weekend, but some are working to develop ways to sell their publications separately from Apple's iTunes.


In California, Louder Calls to Prepare for Quakes
By JESSE McKINLEY
Officials tried to use Sunday’s 7.2-magnitude earthquake in Mexico as a reminder to Californians.

Prepping 17 Years for a 2-Week Visit


prep1
prɛp/
informal
verb
past tense: prepped; past participle: prepped
  1. prepare (something); make ready.
    "scores of volunteers help prep the food"
    • prepare oneself for an event.
      "to prep for his role he trimmed his unruly locks"


prep
(prĕp) pronunciation
adj. Informal
Preparatory: a college prep course; did extensive prep work for the interview.

n.
  1. Informal. A preparatory school.
  2. Informal. Preparation: Daily practices are the best prep for the upcoming track meet.
  3. Chiefly British. The preparing of lessons; homework.
  4. Informal. A preppie.

v. Informal, prepped, prep·ping, preps. v.intr.
  1. To be enrolled in and attend a preparatory school.
  2. To study or train in preparation for something.
v.tr.
  1. To prepare (someone) for a medical examination or surgical procedure.
  2. To prepare or prime: prep a surface for painting.





debt
n.
  1. Something owed, such as money, goods, or services.
    1. An obligation or liability to pay or render something to someone else.
    2. The condition of owing: a young family always in debt.
  2. An offense requiring forgiveness or reparation; a trespass.
[Middle English dette, from Old French, from Vulgar Latin *dēbita, pl. of Latin dēbitum, debt, neuter past participle of dēbēre, to owe.]
debtless debt'less adj.
[名]
1 借金, 負債;おかげ, 恩義, 負い目
a floating debt
流動負債, 一時借入金
a bad debt
返済できない負債
debt accumulation
累積債務
a debt of gratitude
恩義
pay the debt of [=one's debt to] nature
死ぬ.
2 [U]借金[恩義]のある状態
fall [get, run] into [in] debt [=run up a debt [debts]]
借金をする
go deeply in debt
借金の深みにはまる
get out of debt
借金を返す
pay off one's debt
借金を清算する
I am in debt to you [in your debt] for all your kindness.
君にはあんなに親切にしてもらった恩義がある.
3 (宗教・道徳上の)罪.
[中英語dette←古フランス語dete. -b-はラテン語形dēbitumの影響. △DEBIT



Definition of reminder

noun

  • a thing that causes someone to remember something:her mushroom omelette is a blissful reminder of Sunday suppers
  • a letter sent to remind someone of an obligation, especially to pay a bill: one man was threatened with court action for not paying his water rates when he did not receive a reminder




    face down (or downwards)

    with the face or surface turned towards the ground:he lay face down on his bed

    face up (or upwards)

    with the face or surface turned upwards to view:place the panel face up before cutting

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