2016年10月21日 星期五

fiddly, to bag, sight-read, partita


Today, when I feel the need for a “tune up,” I usually reach for Bach. Try to practice a movement of one of the Sonatas or Partitas—it’s pure therapy for your brain and fingers. I also like to sight read—I find this wakes up one’s senses, like a good espresso.

When it comes to fiscal policy, Trump is not interested, while Clinton, for once, not scrutinised. America would be best-served by a rigorous contest of economic ideas. It is not getting that




The BBC's Jon Sopel bags a seat on President Obama's flight.
*features special M&Ms and James Bond! 



Sometimes her policies are fiddly. Be bold, be ambitious, Hillary


partita
pɑːˈtiːtə/
noun
MUSIC
plural noun: partitas
  1. a suite, typically for a solo instrument or chamber ensemble.
    "unaccompanied violin partitas"

sight-read
verb
  1. read and perform (music) from sheet music, without preparation.
    "by the time he was seven, Mozart could sight-read anything he was given"



 bag

Succeed in killing or catching (an animal):Mike bagged nineteen cod
2.1Succeed in securing (something):we’ve bagged three awards for excellenceget there early to bag a seat in the front row

fiddly
ˈfɪdli/
adjective
BRITISHinformal
  1. complicated or detailed and awkward to do or use.
    "replacing the battery is fiddly"

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