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Harsh; "a sharp-worded exchange"
Perella Weinberg Partners, the financial adviser, said Wednesday that it would open up its first office in the Middle East, with two former Nomura bankers to head up its operations in Abu Dhabi.
The adjective HEADS UP has one meaning:
Meaning #1: fully alert and watchful
A warning to watch out for potential danger, as in Heads up, that tree is coming down now! The expression is generally in the form of an interjection. [c. 1940]
Showing an alert, competent style: play heads-up basketball.
Information or notification, especially in advance: gave me the heads-up on the new security measures.
- [形]（通例more 〜, most 〜）
1 （…に）油断なく気を配っている((to ...))；（…しようと）注意を怠らない((to do))（▼watchfulと違いalertは行動に重点がある）
2 （…に）十分に気づいている((to ...)).
3 機敏な, （…が）敏捷(びんしょう)な((in ...))
on the alert（…の）警戒態勢で((for, against ...))；（…しようと）警戒［待機］して((to do))
1 〈軍隊・船などに〉待機態勢をとらせる；…に（空襲・あらしなどの）警報を出す；［V[名]to do］…に（…するよう）警報を出す
2 〈人に〉（…を）警告する, （…への）注意を喚起する((to ...))；（事実などに）気づかせる((to ...))
［イタリア語all'erta （allaにおいて＋erta高所＝見張りの塔）. 原義は戦争に限られていた］
這種「偏袒」的念舊之「傳記」，可參考，因為它們見証過去150年的一重要產業。Adam Macqueen的書又文采不錯。（Meanwhile, there's no harm in a little corporate nostalgia, especially when it is delivered in Mr Macqueen's refreshingly vivacious prose. ）
Origin:mid 17th century: from Latin vivax, vivac- 'lively, vigorous' (from vivere 'to live') + -ious
|vivacious||(adjective) Full of animation and spirit; lively.|
|Usage:||She was no longer the alert, vivacious American beauty who had charmed and delighted all who came in contact with her.|