2017年7月24日 星期一

ick factor, luncheonette, pit stop

There’s an ick factor to swimming in a pee-tainted pool, but the real concern is what happens chemically.



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To buy time, the McDonald's franchise owner told Steve Stephens his fries would take an extra minute.




For those looking for a taste of old New York.

The oldest family-run luncheonette in New York still serves food and drinks the old fashioned way, last renovated in 1948.
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ick
ɪk/
NORTH AMERICANinformal
exclamation
  1. 1.
    used to express disgust.
    "There are rats here? Ick!"
noun
  1. 1.
    an unpleasantly sticky or congealed substance.
    "she scrubbed the ick off the back of the stove"



luncheonette
lʌn(t)ʃəˈnɛt/
noun
NORTH AMERICAN
  1. a small, informal restaurant serving light lunches.



pit stopnoun [ C ]

 UK  /ˈpɪt ˌstɒp/ US  /ˈpɪt ˌstɑːp/

an occasion when a driver in a motor race stops in the pits (= area where cars are repaired):

to make a pit stop

short stop that you make during a long car journey in order to restand eat:

We made a quick pit stop in Denver before continuing our journey.

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