2017年6月6日 星期二

cubed, cubicle, carpaccio, bust open, horse meat, 'coffin cubicles', box someone in

 
Boxed in.

Photographer Benny Lam has documented the suffocating living conditions in Hong Kong’s subdivided flats, recording the lives of these hidden communities
THEGUARDIAN.COM
Valentino Bontempi prepares horse meat dishes in a variety of ways at his Moscow restaurant, including raw, pictured, as carpaccio, and filet grilled on coals.
James Hill for The New York Times
Moscow Journal

Appreciation of the Horse, Well-Cooked

As some in Europe show outrage at eating horse meat, menus across Moscow freely use the meat in sausage, stew and even raw, like in the carpaccio above.
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      Amazon.com, the world's leading online retailer, plans to make its e-book distribution service and Kindle reading device available for Japanese ...
 
After a Break to Run Somalia, Back at His Cubicle
Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, a State Transportation Department officer, spent eight months as prime minister of his native country before being forced out.




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On this reading, Greece and Ireland were just the hors d’oeuvre. The main course is yet to come. Japan is still the world’s third-largest economy, and the aftershock from a bond market crash would be like the fall of Lehman cubed.
就此而言,希腊与爱尔兰仅仅是开胃小菜。主菜尚未呈上。日本仍然是全球第三大经济体,其债券市场崩塌的余震,冲击力将会与雷曼(Lehman)倒闭一样。


攝影/游崴) 今年10月斐列茲藝術博覽會(Frieze Art Fair)期間,倫敦藝廊界龍頭之一的白立方藝廊(White Cube Gallery),在倫敦南邊的伯蒙西(Bermondsey)開設了一個新的分部,成為白立方繼哈克斯坦(Hoxton)與梅森廣場(Mason's Yard)之後,在倫敦的第三個展覽據點 ...



1.2box someone in
Restrict the ability of (a person or vehicle) to move freely.
‘a van had double-parked alongside her car and totally boxed her in’




bust it open

A phrase used to describe when a woman spreads her legs open wide to fuck
I spent a lot of money on this date, this bitch better bust it open tonight!

bust
(bŭst) pronunciation
n.
  1. A sculpture representing a person's head, shoulders, and upper chest.
    1. A woman's bosom.
    2. The human chest.
[French buste, from Italian busto, possibly from Latin bustum, sepulchral monument.]

bust2 (bŭst) pronunciation

v., bust·ed, bust·ing, busts. v.tr.
  1. Slang.
    1. To smash or break, especially forcefully: "Mr. Luger worked it with a rake, busting up the big clods, making a flat brown table" (Garrison Keillor).
    2. To render inoperable or unusable: busted the vending machine by putting in foreign coins.
  2. To cause to come to an end; break up: an attempt to bust the union.
  3. To break or tame (a horse).
  4. To cause to become bankrupt or short of money: "Too often, the promise of a high-tech design leads to a weapon that busts the budget" (Business Week).
  5. Slang. To reduce in rank. See synonyms at demote.
  6. To hit; punch.
  7. Slang.
    1. To place under arrest.
    2. To make a police raid on.
v.intr.
  1. Slang.
    1. To undergo breakage; become broken.
    2. To burst; break: "Several companies have threatened to bust out of their high-wage contracts by the dubious technique of declaring bankruptcy" (Washington Post).
  2. To become bankrupt or short of money.
  3. Games. To lose at blackjack by exceeding a score of 21.
n.
  1. A failure; a flop: "The home-style bean curd is a bust, oily and rubbery" (Mark and Gail Barnett).
  2. A state of bankruptcy.
  3. A time or period of widespread financial depression: "Bankers consider the region's diversified economy to be good protection against a possible real estate bust" (American Banker).
  4. A punch; a blow.
  5. A spree: a fraternity beer bust.
  6. Slang.
    1. An arrest.
    2. A raid.
idiom:bust (one's) butt (or ass) Vulgar Slang.
  1. To make a strenuous effort; work very hard.
[Variant of BURST.]

cube

(kyūb) pronunciation
n.
  1. Mathematics. A regular solid having six congruent square faces.
    1. Something having the general shape of a cube: a cube of sugar.
    2. A cubicle, used for work or study.
  2. Mathematics. The third power of a number or quantity.
  3. cubes Slang. Cubic inches. Used especially of an internal combustion engine.
tr.v., cubed, cub·ing, cubes.
  1. Mathematics. To raise (a quantity or number) to the third power.
  2. To determine the cubic contents of.
  3. To form or cut into cubes; dice.
  4. To tenderize (meat) by breaking the fibers with superficial cuts in a pattern of squares.
[Latin cubus, from Greek kubos. N., sense 2b, short for CUBICLE.]
cuber cub'er n.


n. - 立方體, 立方
v. tr. - 使成立方形, 量...的體積, 將...切成小方塊, 使自乘二次
idioms:
  • cube root 立方根


cubicle[cu・bi・cle]

  • 発音記号[kjúːbikl]
[名]
1 (特に英国のパブリックスクールなどの寮の)寝室;仕切った狭い場所, 小個室;(プールなどの)脱衣場.
2carrel.



Carpaccio - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carpaccio - Cached
Carpaccio (pron.: /kɑrˈpɑːtʃi.oʊ/ or /kɑrˈpɑːtʃoʊ/; Italian pronunciation: [karˈpattʃo]) is a dish of raw meat (such as beef, veal, venison, salmon or tuna), ...

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