et cetera, et cetera 英文人行道
Notes of a word-watcher, Hanching Chung. A first port of call for English learning.
catch someone in the act, disciplined communications, identified soft targets
Paris Attackers Refined Tactics to Inflict Harm, Report Shows
By RUKMINI CALLIMACHI, ALISSA J. RUBIN and LAURE FOURQUET
9:24 AM ET
A 55-page French report details how the men in November’s attacks used disciplined communications, identified soft targets and perfected bomb-making techniques after two years of failures.
a person or thing that is relatively unprotected or vulnerable, especially to military or terrorist attack.
"farms are a soft target for arsonists"
catch someone in the act
someone in the process of doing something wrong:
were caught in the act
The New Yorker
A cartoon by Tom Cheney. Find more cartoons from this week's issue here: