2016年7月27日 星期三

moonshine, backstory, ground hold, ground-breaking, bootleg, harassment,



A passenger filming during a weather-related ground hold captured this incredible video of lightning striking a Delta plane in Atlanta.

Despite the incredible video, the passengers on that particular plane might...
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 Apart from the odd fond memory, the only good thing either really have going for them is their legality. If either had been outlawed I'd probably have drunk myself blind on cheap illegal moonshine or knifed you and your family in the eye to fund my cigarette habit.

Tracing Fake Avastin to the Mideast
About three years before counterfeit copies of Roche's cancer drug Avastin surfaced in the U.S., a case in Syria involved fakes of the same drug.


Phony Avastin Has a Backstory
A case in Syria involving fake copies of Roche Holding AG's cancer drug Avastin shows that the company has been grappling with bootlegging of the product for years, even before the recent high-profile case of counterfeits surfacing in the U.S.


ground hold
  1. ground stop is an air traffic control measure that slows or halts the flow of inbound aircraft into a given airport. In other words, a ground stop is the halting of departing aircraft destined for one particular airport or for a specific geographic area. [
  2. Ground stop - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ground_stop

all moonshine

WASHINGTON — The United States has lodged a formal protest with the government in Beijing. saying five Chinese ships harassed an American surveillance vessel in international waters, in actions the Pentagon described as illegal, unprofessional and dangerous..



China Nepstar Chain Drugstore Announces New Management Team Members
Reuters - USA
Under his leadership, Watson opened 270 stores in mainland China and 400 stores in Taiwan, and launched groundbreaking hypermarkets in mainland China. ...
Wikipedia article "North Country (film)".
此地HBO放映
A fictionalized account of one of America's most groundbreaking sexual harassment lawsuits comes to the screen in this hard-hitting drama.

《年齡騷擾(エイジ・ハラスメント)》(簡稱エイハラ age harassment )
ground-breaking 
adjective
If something is ground-breaking, it is very new and a big change from other things of its type:
His latest film is interesting, but not ground-breaking.


harass

verb [T]
to continue to annoy or upset someone over a period of time:
Stop harassing me!

harassed 
adjective
anxious, annoyed and tired, especially because you have too many things to deal with:
The supermarket was full of harassed-looking mothers with young children.

harassment
noun [U]
behaviour that annoys or upsets someone:
sexual harassment



Jordan 23
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Jordan 23


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  • The Air Jordan XX3 (Jordan 23) is a ground breaking shoe like many of the other air Jordan.
  • MJ and JB took strides forward with sustainability producing the shoe without the use of any glue - the first of its kind for a performance basketball shoe.
  • This was accomplished with complex and fine tuned engineering from none other than Tinker Hatfield.
  • The stitching on the side of the shoe adds strength to the shoe, but also makes it much harder to bootleg - something else that JB took into consideration when making these shoes.

    • 89 Units in Stock
    • Manufactured by: NIKE

    harass
    verb [T]
    to continue to annoy or upset someone over a period of time:
    Stop harassing me!

    harassed
    adjective
    anxious, annoyed and tired, especially because you have too many things to deal with:
    The supermarket was full of harassed-looking mothers with young children.

    harassment
    noun [U]
    behaviour that annoys or upsets someone:
    sexual harassment
    The noun bootleg has 2 meanings:
    Meaning #1: whiskey illegally distilled from a corn mash
    Synonyms: moonshine, corn liquor
    Meaning #2: the part of a boot above the instep

    The verb bootleg has 2 meanings:
    Meaning #1: sell illicit products such as drugs or alcohol
    Meaning #2: produce or distribute illegally

    The adjective bootleg has one meaning:
    Meaning #1: distributed or sold illicitly
    Synonyms: black, black-market, contraband, smuggled




    moonshine
    n.
    1. Moonlight.
    2. Informal. Foolish talk or thought; nonsense.whatever I said, it was moonshine
    3. Illegally distilled whiskey. Also called white lightning.
    intr.v., -shined, -shin·ing, -shines.
    To distill and sell liquor illegally.

    moonshiner moon'shin'er n.



    backstory 

    Pronunciation: /ˈbakstɔːri/ 


    NOUN (plural backstories)

    A history or background created for a fictional character in a film or television programme:brief prologue detailing our hero’s backstory

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