By JOHN NOBLE WILFORD
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.
Exercises For Good Posture: Chin Jut
Origin:mid 16th century: variant of jet1
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.
3 [C] US any wild bush with thorns
n. - 荊棘, 樹莓, 懸鉤子
v. intr. - 採集野黑莓
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.
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
gathered close together:
We stood huddled together for warmth.