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Informal-a dishonest scheme - mưu đồ bất lương, lừa đảo
- The FBI's breakthrough came after phones were tapped, and conversations overheard about recruitment difficulties for the scam.
- But in social security the biggest scam is people pretending to have a disability that they do not have, rather than assuming another name.
- The scam was only rumbled in September 2001, following an undercover police operation.
- When one is dealing with fraudsters and scam artists, there is almost no chance of ever getting the money back.
- This whole business was one big scam to rope me in, you never planned to keep your part of the bargain.
A person blamed for the wrongdoing of others - người giơ đầu chịu báng
- He doesn't even have the good grace to scam us by finding a scapegoat to pin the blame on.
- As for Hodge, there is little doubt that he will relapse into his traditional scapegoat role today in the eyes of the Scottish rugby public.
- Instead a public servant has been sent into the line of fire as a fall-guy, a scapegoat, to take the heat.
- The obvious thing to do would be to find a scapegoat, so they blame it on the bugs.
- A fourth was to attack the social problem not directly but indirectly, by blaming a particular scapegoat for its emergence.
Not easily convinced; having doubts - hoài nghi, đa nghi
- It's amazing and while in flight, I'm always skeptical that the plane is going to remain aloft.
- A skeptical press is essential to a healthy and functioning democracy, and the consequences of such an acquiescent media are frightening.
- He frequently puts quotation marks around the word schizophrenia, as if he is skeptical that the disorder even exists.
- The consensus view may be that a slowing economy explains the bond rally, but I remain quite skeptical.
- Visser was somewhat skeptical about the earnings from the auction because of the strengthening of the rand against the US dollar.
Examine carefully – xem xét kỹ lưỡng
- Security at the church was tight, with scores of young people mobilized to scrutinize arrivals and check their bags and identities.
- When you apply for a home loan, lenders will scrutinize your credit history.
- The first earthbound applications of this electronic wizardry will be airport scanners that scrutinize passengers' bags.
- I descend to greet my public at 11 pm and am able to scrutinize at least 6 different chins and sets of grinning teeth at close quarters.
- Bullet cases also get nicked and dinged by a gun, so examiners often scrutinize them, too.
Smooth and without obvious joins - không có đường nối, liền một mảnh
- With the new plan, travelling within the city promises to be a seamless journey designed around hubs which act as feeders to each other.
- The director's vision must embrace myth and reality, welding them into a seamless whole.
- Once again Manx mixes up acoustic blues with Indian ragas to produce a seamless sound that you never want to stop.
- The seamless transit of the outer atmosphere, made possible by a virtually frictionless energy shield, passed within a few minutes.
- The delivery system includes a first modular manifold for internally channeling the high purity fluid streams along seamless slots.
Certain that one is correct or morally superior - tự cho là đúng
- This should not reinforce any smug, self-righteous complacency on the part of mainline churches.
- It's a shrill, macho, fatuously self-righteous action movie about a wholesome superstar called Bo persecuted by paparazzi.
- You spend lots of time being snug and smug in the spa, then feel very self-righteous when you venture out into the cold.
- Then there's the bad, bad kind, where one is blatantly rude, pompous and self-righteous about what they do not know.
- Is it any wonder I am infuriated by smug, self-righteous politicians who know nothing about country life yet want to abolish hunting with hounds?
Informal-of doubtful honesty or legality - mờ ám, ám muội
- In a recent song, he ruefully concedes that his fans prefer the Shady persona.
- Shady conditions allow for less variety, but try a mix of red-berried elder, hobblebush, cedar, and choke cherry.
- The streets, once bustling with peddlers, coca farmers and shady profiteers are now quiet at night.
- They attack the stems of roses, blackberries, raspberries, and dewberries growing in damp, shady places.
- Look for rose twisted-stalk in cool, shady places under deciduous trees such as maple, basswood, birch, and aspen.
Embarrassed or shy - lúng túng, rụt rè
- Wallace often looks sheepish when admitting that his family has paid the price of his political success.
- I just stand there with a sheepish grin, my heart thumping like a foundry hammer.
- She ran ahead, anxious for the secret to be unveiled, while Jude walked behind with a sheepish grin.
- Some sheepish hands are raised and the rest are banished from his presence.
- But their damage is what we notice and what he shews us, the seduction and bribery of fervent desire meshed with sheepish sorrow.
Be indecisive, to be irresolute – do dự, lưỡng lự
- Her lobster is warm, which is reason enough not to shilly-shally with it, and my crustaceans are chilled, which I too do not want to compromise.
- You know, you can shilly-shally around, but if you want your players to win then you have to give them everything you can.
- There are people out there willing to be tested, who do not shilly-shally and stall.
Avoid work or duty - trốn tránh
- Our modern capitalist world makes it all the more seductive to shirk the responsibility of cooking.
- Is it a gamble then to shirk the pull of the rat race in favour of a life chasing the literary pot of gold?
- Nor does she shirk her moral duty to counter evil with the redemptive power of truth.
- Never one to shirk a job Richard dons a hard hat and a boiler suit as protective clothing and sets off into the maelstrom!
- It excused irrational and unreasonable behaviour, allowed people to shirk their duties.
So delicate or precise so as to be difficult to analyze or describe, able to make fine distinctions, using clever and indirect methods – tinh vi, khôn khéo, xảo quyệt
- There was a subtle attractiveness to her, and I think that that was the one thing that made me fall for her.
- More subtle effects of air resistance on projectile motion are related to the shape and rotation of the object.
- The delicate delineations of each square of metal leaf create subtle patterns.
- On the street side of the building, an angled pair of windows juts out from the second story in the sole, subtle hint of what's to come.
- It is of high literary quality, showing the master's great skill at phrasing subtle ideas and word-play.
Of or on the surface, not thorough or deep - ở bề mặt, nông cạn
- This could include both structural and superficial changes, such as the wall murals and graffiti.
- The landscape rolls by with superficial uneventfulness until the eye begins to entertain itself by finding distinctive features.
- It's difficult to imagine him feeling at home amid the superficial glitz and gloss of the US Tour.
- The television can woo the young with superficial lifestyles, the internet can unload any kind of amoral slurry into their heads.
- The superficial temporal occasionally gives rise to the maxillary above the zygomatic arch, or to a tympanic artery.
Be greater or better than - vượt, trội hơn
- Studies show that European subscriptions to high-speed Internet service are on track to surpass those in the United States.
- Salaries for those with advanced degrees far surpass those of graduates with bachelor's degrees.
- For sheer excitement it would be hard to surpass the M.D.Betting Yankee stake final at Newbridge Friday.
- Only 600 establishments have made the grade and only those who surpass the high entry standards are eligible to compete for the national awards.
- For he saw in the mass market of Hollywood one whose artistry might equal or surpass anything available in the European art houses.
Cooperation of two or more things to produce a combined effect greater than the sum of their separate effects - hiệp lực, đồng vận
- Its industry and population are growing dynamically, so its energy demands are producing geopolitical synergy with Russia and Iran.
- The most extraordinary synergy between performer and audience that I have ever seen.
- He realized since 1896 that the Babinski reflex was part of the flexor reflex synergy.
- I thought permaculture was about creating synergy between plants so that you develop a little benign ecosystem in your backyard.
- Nokia, the Finnish cellphone company, used to be a bootmaker, so the competitions have a pleasing synergy.
The arrangement of words and phrases to form sentences - cú pháp
- He tries to bring a poetic touch to his lines by jumbling the syntax of the sentences.
- My friends, being incredibly nerdy linguists, decided to make fun of the syntax.
- In my syntax seminar the other day we were discussing grammaticalisation in French negation.
- Like a language, the military art has its own lexicon, grammar, and syntax.
- The syntax itself is hard to follow in places, in which case Wolfe provides elucidatory notes.