2016年4月27日 星期三

"sit" , to miss out, take its place

每日一字:"sit":
例: Blame 26% decline in China's sales for lion's share of Apple's loss
CNBC - 11 hours ago
"The vast majority of the weakness sits in Hong Kong," Apple CEO Tim Cook told analysts in ...
簡說:Be, continue, remain in certain situation or condition.





IPhone Sales Drop, and Apple’s 13-Year Surge Ends

The technology giant said that revenue for its second fiscal quarter fell 13 percent, to $50.6 billion, as sales of its flagship product fell with little else to take its place.


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take your place

1.to go to a particular position so that you are ready to do something
Bjorn took his place at the microphone.

2. to become part of a particular group of people or things
The restaurant has taken its place among the finest eatingestablishments in the city.



miss-out

Pronunciation: /ˈmɪsaʊt/ 

Gambling

NOUN

1A loaded dice.
2A losing throw, especially in the game of craps; = craps.


Origin

1920s. From to miss out.




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