HONG KONG -- When Richard Eng isn't teaching English grammar to high-school students, he might be cruising around Hong Kong in his Lamborghini Murciélago. Or in Paris, on one of his seasonal shopping sprees. Or relaxing in his private, custom-installed karaoke room festooned with giant Louis Vuitton logos.
By JOHN F. BURNS
A revolving door has prevailed in Britain’s Premier League, where 195 head coaches have been fired or forced to resign since 1992 and 5 of 20 are gone this season.
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Yves Saint Laurent, Chanel, Gaimbattista Valli and Sonia Rykiel showed collections this week in Paris. Above, the Chanel carousel erected in the middle of the Grand Palais.
However, robbers will be unhappy to hear that not even the most heavily disguised criminal can be 100 percent sure of getting away with their swag. An alleged German robber has been identified and caught -- not because her face was caught on camera or a distinctive t-shirt she was wearing had been seen again, but because an eagle-eyed witness recognized her large behind.
And she got lots more applause when she said that Club Nintendo — a customer loyalty program in Japan that rewards Nintendo fans with exclusive games and swag when they register products — will come to America for Christmas.
Google brings a little swagger to Sun Valley
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By Joe Flint Reporting from Sun Valley, Idaho -- Continuing a recent tradition, Google Inc. Chief Executive Eric Schmidt held court with the press Thursday ...
noun [U] OLD-FASHIONED SLANG
The cartoon showed a picture of a robber carrying a bag with 'swag' written on it.swag (POSSESSIONS)
noun [U] AUSTRALIAN ENGLISH OLD-FASHIONED
possessions wrapped in a cloth and carried by a person who does not have a home or a job, but walks around from place to placen.
- An ornamental drapery or curtain draped in a curve between two points.
- An ornamental festoon of flowers or fruit.
- A carving or plaster molding of such an ornament.
- Promotional items, especially when given for free, considered as a group.
- Slang. Stolen property; loot.
- Australian. The pack or bundle containing the personal belongings of a swagman.
- Slang. Herbal tea in a plastic sandwich bag sold as marijuana to an unsuspecting customer.
- Chiefly British. To lurch or sway.
- Australian. To travel about with a pack or swag.
[Probably of Scandinavian origin.]
━━ n. 〔俗〕 盗品, 略奪品, 不正利得; 〔豪〕 （森林旅行者の）携帯品包み; 花づな （festoon）.
swag・man 〔豪〕 （包みを持ち歩く）浮浪者.
swag・man 〔豪〕 （包みを持ち歩く）浮浪者.
━━ vi. 威張って歩く; 自慢する ((about)); 威張り散らす.
━━ vt. おどして…させる.
━━ n. 威張った歩き方［態度］.
━━ a. 〔話〕 しゃれた, スマートな.
swag・ger・ing・ly ━━ ad. ふんぞり返って.
swagger stick [cane] （軍人などの）短いステッキ.
to walk, especially with a swinging movement, in a way that shows that you are very confident and think that you are important, or to act in that way:
They swaggered into the room.
A group of young men swaggered about outside the bar.
His swaggering self-confidence irritates many people.
noun [S or U]
He walked out of the room with a self-confident swagger.
Underneath all his swagger (= way of acting that shows he is very confident and thinks that he is important), he's actually quite nervous.
Pronunciation: /ˌkarəˈsel, ˈkarəˌsel/
(also carrousel)Translate carousel | into French | into Italian | into Spanish
Origin:mid 17th century: from French carrousel, from Italian carosello