2016年9月9日 星期五

jut, chin-jutting, huddle, bramble, join forces, archway

While Clinton cast Trump as a menace to America and the world, the core of Trump's pitch for national security involved simplistic, chin-jutting, isolationism with a strong dose of wishful thinking

Behind a small stone archway on London's Fleet Street, a hidden world opens up. (via BBC Travel)

Tucked behind London’s Fleet Street, a patchwork of gardens and graceful buildings tell the story of the most famous knights of the Crusades.
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<strong>RAPT</strong> Donald C. Johanson, at lectern, before a sold-out crowd last week at the American Museum of Natural History.
D. Finnin/AMNH

Tracking Lineage Through a Bramble

Donald C. Johanson and Richard Leakey, famous rivals, joined forces to speak about human evolution at the American Museum of Natural History.



Illegal Migrants Huddle Along French Coast

CALAIS, France, Jan. 13 -- He emerged cautiously from behind thick brambles in a grove of scrub oak that Calais residents refer to as "the jungle." Mohammed Mohammedei he called himself, an Afghan on the run.
(By Edward Cody, The Washington Post)

It was troublesome climbing, for there was an undergrowth of brier and bramble which tore my clothes, and the sharp crags which jutted in all directions out ...Heading back to my own hotel, I once again found history jutting up against modernity: On my way toward the Gros-Horloge, or the Great Clock — a magnificent astronomical clock constructed in the 14th century and set in a Renaissance archway — I passed the seemingly endless shops that populate the center of Rouen. 





archway

Pronunciation: /ˈɑːtʃweɪ/



noun

  • a curved structure forming a passage or entrance.
Exercises For Good Posture: Chin Jut
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E_es-0xl2OI


jut

Pronunciation: /dʒʌt/




[no object, with adverbial]
  • extend out, over, or beyond the main body or line of something:a rock jutted out from the side of the bank
  • [with object] cause (something) to protrude:she put up her head and jutted out her chin with determination

noun

  • a point that sticks out: we stopped on a jut of land

Origin:

mid 16th century: variant of jet1

bramble
noun
1 [C or U] a wild bush with thorns, that produces blackberries:
We carefully pushed our way through the low brambles.

2 [C] UK a blackberry:
We stopped to pick brambles by the side of the road.
bramble jam

3 [C] US any wild bush with thorns


n. - 荊棘, 樹莓, 懸鉤子
v. intr. - 採集野黑莓

huddle [I usually + adverb or preposition]
to come close together in a group, or to hold your arms and legs close to your body, especially because of cold or fear:
Everyone huddled round the fire to keep warm.
It was so cold that we huddled together for warmth.
Sophie was so frightened by the noise of the fireworks that she huddled (up) in a corner of the room.

huddle
noun [C]
1 a small group of people or things that are close together:
A small group of people stood in a huddle at the bus stop.

2 US a group formed by the members of a team in American football before they separate and continue to play

huddled
adjective
gathered close together:
We stood huddled together for warmth.

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