2016年11月10日 星期四

hole up, sneeze, hideout, Uncle Sam

Nobody saw it coming. Not the media. Certainly not Hillary Clinton. Not even Donald Trump’s team of data scientists, holed up in their San Antonio headquarters 1,800 miles from Trump Tower, were predicting this outcome. But the scientists picked up disturbances—like falling pressure before a hurricane—that others weren’t seeing. It was the beginning of the storm that would deliver Trump to the White House.


Taiwan's beef with the US
GlobalPost
(SAM YEH/AFP/Getty Images) TAIPEI, Taiwan — You would think that Uncle Sam 美國 had seen it all by now. He's been lynched, immolated, spat on, ripped apart, blown up and dragged through raging streets from Hanoi to Islamabad to Havana.




Osama Bin Laden's Compound Already Mapped on Google
The AtlanticThe station, at that time, was "included in the demolition list of the provincial government works department," the caption claims. It's unclear who added the hideout to Google Maps or when, but it's already there -- and labeled as an "amusement park."



After a few days holed up with no money and no future with Joe, Carmen pays a
visit to her two friends, now covered in diamonds and furs, ...

be holed up


Don't Sneeze: The Top 10 Epidemic Movies

You might find yourself wanting to hole up at home away from others after watching Steven Soderbergh's Contagion. Here's a look at ten other pandemic-focused films to watch during your self-imposed quarantine.



hole up

Take refuge or shelter, hide, as in I spent most of the cruise holed up in my cabin. This usage alludes to animals hibernating in winter or hiding from attack in caves or holes. [Late 1800s]


hole up

  1. To hibernate in or as if in a hole.
  2. Informal. To take refuge in or as if in a hideout.

hole up


(自)
(1) 穴に入る;〈動物が〉冬ごもりする.
(2) ((略式))(…のもとに;…に)隠れる, ひそむ((with ...;in ...));隠退する.



hideout
(hīd'out') pronunciation
n.
A place of shelter or concealment.


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