life as experienced from day to day - mỗi ngày
- On their arrival to the host country, they must contend with the spatial-temporal constraints of daily life.
- Medieval monastics sought to abstain from enjoying daily life, lest they prefer it to God.
- I think part of it was that staying up to midnight was a rare event, an exciting exception to our daily life.
- But a working knowledge of English is not necessary for daily life in Greenland.
- Utmost secrecy was the dictator's code of practice and few witnesses survived to testify about his daily life.
a point at which no further progress seems possible - hết cách
- Unless we compromise, the trade talks will reach a dead end.
- She knew her acting career had come to a dead end, so she did a writing course.
- It was a dead end, so I had to do a u-turn to get out.
- If you're being chased by the police, try to avoid dead ends.
very tired: rất mệt
- I groaned because I was still dead tired and nothing he was saying was registering in my mind.
- One and a half hours to go and I am dead tired and wide awake.
- Suddenly I was dead tired and suffering from post-natal depression.
- He said he wouldn't want to guide a Marine into a low-paying, dead-end job.
- He lives at home with his parents, he's stuck in a dead-end job, and he wears really dorky glasses.
- He is a frustrated writer stuck in a dead-end job working with people he can barely stand for an uncle he can barely stomach.
- Slacker Jeff is slowly going mad in a dead-end job and can't be bothered to attend more than one class at a local community college.
- I'm still stuck at the same dead-end job making minimum wage.
any object that's used for killing - vật có thể giết người
- That cannot begin to justify your actions in arming yourself with a deadly weapon.
- The 39-year-old singer was booked on a felony charge of assault with a deadly weapon late on Friday.
- However, he could find many ways to make a sword or a quarterstaff a deadly weapon.
- Originally charged with felony assault with a deadly weapon, she pleaded no contest Thursday to a reduced assault charge.
- She had stabbed a woman to death and had also been arrested for assault with a deadly weapon, assault and battery, and firearms possession.
- The wooden door burst open as if a bomb exploded behind it, the sound penetrating through the already deafening silence.
- The sound of crickets, mosquitoes, and the occasional hoot of an owl pierced the deafening silence.
- Elsewhere Andrew's engagements are met with a deafening silence and the roll of tumbleweed.
- Just as they tuned out the deafening craziness in San Francisco, the Dodgers tuned out the deafening silence here.
- Fr Iggy O'Donovan from Drogheda, Co Louth, said there has been a deafening silence since the decision was made to sell the pill over the counter.
to officially announce that a country is going to war against another country - thông báo chiến tranh
- He argues that we should declare war on specific aggressors in precise and specific language.
- She changed into her Sugar Daddy pajamas and flumped into bed while planning to declare war on the male race.
- Only Congress can declare war and only Congress has the constitutional authority to raise money for war and diplomacy.
- He may have been the first general in history to declare war on his own population in order to improve their condition!
- Just a little more than a year ago, the Senate obsequiously handed to the President the constitutional authority to declare war.
If you're in a deep sleep, you can't be easily woken. - ngủ sâu
- They are similar to other arousal disorders that occur during deep sleep, such as somnambulism and confusional arousals.
- The saline intravenous lines are turned off and the thiopental sodium is injected which puts the inmate into a deep sleep.
- Every time she tries to visit him, though, his jealous stepmother and meshuggener tutor make him fall into a deep sleep.
- His eyebrows beetled, and he slipped into a deep sleep, with the music of Total Package playing in his ears.
- As you fall into a deep sleep, the muscles in your tongue, throat and roof of your mouth relax.
strongly held, esp. of beliefs, views, convictions, etc.: được chứa
- Such views are clearly deeply held, but we feel that there are strong counter arguments.
- But it bothers my head that my heart is so casual about ditching long and deeply held principles.
- Voting with the party where a contrary belief isn't deeply held is another thing entirely!
- This afternoon I have tried to set before you some of my most deeply held convictions and beliefs.
- Without many people realizing it, debate in astrobiology is being actively manipulated by deeply held theological beliefs.
deeply rooted (in)
- Feng Shui, which is deeply rooted in ancient Chinese folk culture, is an important element in architecture here.
- Walt's obsolescent foreign policy is deeply rooted in the statism of a bygone era.
- Locals have vowed not to stop circumcising their young girls, a practice which they say is deeply rooted in their society.
- Superstition, witchcraft and the paranormal have always been deeply rooted in Indonesian culture.
- It is deeply rooted in the social relations and political structures of American capitalism.
deliver a baby
to manage or assist in the birth of a baby - hộ sinh
- I feel, possibly delusionally, that I could deliver a baby in real life.
- The baby was delivered by one of our best nurses.
- I was really nervous, but luckily our baby was delivered without any problems.
the exact time at which a plane, train, etc. is scheduled to leave: giờ khởi hành
- In the unlikely event that the chip-based clock is slow, the deviation will also be reflected in the departure time shown on the ticket.
- The departure time slowly crept nearer, and the airlift rumors were solidifying into reality.
- There is no scheduled departure time but when the bumboat driver will set off when there is about 12 passengers in the queue.
- The range of Mercedes connect me services is rounded off by the ability to preheat or precool the vehicle ready for a specified departure time.
a job at a desk or in an office: công việc văn phòng
- If you're one of the millions of Americans with a desk job, get out of your chair once every hour for 5-10 minutes of standing stretches.
- But the incident left him with severe injuries, and he switched to a desk job.
- I always knew I would fly and I don't want a desk job for the rest of my life.
- John said that he would never be able to do a nine to five job and a desk job is definitely not for him.
- I'm 27 years old, I have expendable income, a stationary desk job and poor dietary habits.
a description that includes many details: mô tả chi tiết
- It offers detailed description of bioassay methods, treating all synthetic and natural antifeedants.
- The extract was a very graphic, detailed description of a particularly violent rape, as told in past tense by the victim.
- Don't read this book if you want a detailed description of any particular mission to space.
- Cassini wrote a detailed description of precisely how the longitude measurements were to be carried out.
- The book builds on some basic blocks, such as a detailed description of the character set allowed for the data type DisplayString.
a flight that doesn't stop on its way to a destination - chuyến bay thẳng
- Did I stumble onto some airline cult, sucking me in with low, low fares and a direct flight to Boston?
- Strand Travel is offering a direct flight to Istanbul and many of Chris Doran's own family are booked on the plane which leaves from Dublin.
- The minister for transport is using this occasion to invite Arab and other foreign airlines to resume direct flight to Iraq.
- Unfortunately, sharing a liability with some other African tourist destinations, there is no direct flight to Khartoum.
straight across from - đối ngược
- There was a small track going off to the left, directly opposite the College sign directing me further down Spetchley Road.
- Why couldn't they have placed the reception team directly opposite the door where you can see it?
- When the subject is directly opposite your position pop the shutter, while still continuing to turn your body in time with the subject.
- It will be moved to a position almost directly opposite the present one, but it will be much better and safer.
- Before that I'd been living directly opposite, in a luckless bivouac best forgotten, sharing with two couples.
do a deal
to make an arrangement, esp. in business - thỏa thuận
- The club is broke and the only way of fixing it is to do a deal with the principal creditor Bill Barr.
- The pressure on them to do a deal is intense given its ungeared balance sheet and the fact that the industry is ripe for consolidation.
- Everyone is throwing their hat in the ring because this is the last chance to do a deal.
- It doesn't take long before he's in trouble with the law but the police are prepared to do a deal with him.
- The cable operators think the NFL is too pricey for them and have not been keen to do a deal.
do a favour
do something to help somebody - giúp đỡ
- Health minister under resignation Philippos Patsalis on Tuesday denied reports claiming he had personally interceded to do a favour to an acquaintance of his, a pulmonologist.
- Can you do me a favour?
- Think of all the favours she's done for you in the past.
do business (with)
to engage in business activity - liên hệ kinh doanh với
- Sadly, when some ends of the sporting market do business with seven noughts permanently attached, it is hard to admit failure.
- We have a responsibility to respect their creative integrity and artistic vision while finding new ways to do business.
- In short, the graying of entrepreneurs will change the way organizations large and small do business with smaller enterprises.
- Sadly, when some ends of the sporting market do business with seven noughts permanently attached, it is hard to admit failure.
to cause harm or damage: gây hại/ phá hỏng
- Now this amiable Bostonian is ready to pack on some serious size to do damage at the next level.
- Wing heat, on the other hand, could do damage on the ground and is only available when airborne.
- And these are the offense football teams that quickly do damage to anything and everything in their path.
- Amani Toomer has the speed to break big plays, the size to do damage on slant patterns and the hands to make the spectacular catch.
- Snowden is the lawbreaker here, and his law-breaking is now being used to do damage to the United States as an end in itself.
to have a bad effect on somebody or something - ảnh hưởng xấu
- In fact, a welfare-department worker might do harm even beyond providing money to fuel self-destructive behavior.
- Previous research has already indicated that vitamin C can do harm as well as good.
- Although these toys may be a good source of fun for youngsters, on the long term they will only do harm.
- While he was not a violent person by nature, he knew that there was within him the potential to do harm to himself or to others.
- The changed item could do harm to the author by mocking him or damaging his reputation.
do the same thing - làm giống
- Just as private landlords gear up to increase their returns, so property companies do likewise.
- They observe all the rules and expect others to do likewise, and can be very predictable.
- Ministers at one time had to take a pledge not to drink, encouraging their congregations to do likewise.
- I sincerely hope that the democratic majority of the British electorate will do likewise.
do the dishes
to wash plates, cups, pots, pans, knives, forks, etc. used to cook and eat a meal - rửa chén dĩa
- When she was almost done, and only had to do the dishes, the telephone rang.
- I do the dishes every night after dinner, but there is little attention to the quality of my efforts.
- Jim volunteered to do the dishes, giving Blair more time to drudge through the rest of the test papers.
- I managed to do the dishes before I sedately walked to the bath.
- We have an understanding that whoever cooks doesn't have to do the dishes.
do the ironing
to iron clothes, sheets, etc.- ủi đồ
- Every woman boss depends on au pairs, nannies, cleaners, cooks and women who do the ironing.
- So, if I do the ironing, he can wear as many shirts as he wants to.
- Two loads of laundry done, now I just need to do the ironing.
- The following day a care worker supervisor came to the house, took all particulars and arranged for a care worker to change sheets, make beds and do the ironing.
- The week before pay day is the time I'm most likely to be cooking up casseroles from unidentifiable bits of meat from the freezer, and staying in to do the ironing.
do the shopping
to buy food and groceries - mua đồ
- I did all the cleaning, and if we move, yes, I'll get a job, do the shopping, whatever!
- But because I was the girl who was sent out to do the shopping for the workrooms, I knew where to get everything.
- If driving around looking for gifts is more pain than pleasure, why not let the Net do the shopping for you?
- For those who are still fit and well enough to live in their own home, but cannot get out to do the shopping, there is Meals on Wheels.
do the washing
to wash clothes, sheets, towels, etc. - giặt đồ
- Mr Gibson's mum would get up at five in the morning to do the washing in the communal washhouse complete with mangles.
- First, the idea that the acme of being civilised is lying around your dining table gassing about culture and politics in a nice city, while the slaves do the washing up.
do your best
do all you can to succeed: làm tốt nhất để thành công
- The grass is always greener on the other side of the fence. Just do your best.
- To try to do your best to inhabit a character, you judge them to the extent that you judge yourself.
- I know you do your best, but the law is on the side of the yobbos, these criminals, not the victim.
- Stay calm and do your best and remember do not leave everything until the last minute.
- Typically, there is no problem with the dentist, but do your best to avoid systemic anesthetic gas.
do your duty
do what you should do at work, at home, or for your community: thực hiện nghĩa vụ
- Plant two trees each, and thirdly, do your duty to the best of your ability.
- We will do our best to comfort and support them in every way while you do your duty.
- If you are sick, you must do your duty to avoid infecting others and avoid all public places.
- It's to do my duty as a physician, and they often have disagreeable outcomes when you do your duty, and this is one very disagreeable outcome.
doesn't have any effect: không có vấn đề/ ảnh hưởng
- It doesn't matter if you're shy or that you are a homebody, God will see to it that Mr. Right crosses your path in due time, says Rev.
- Sound is in stereo, but that doesn't matter because nothing loud ever happens.
- To her it doesn't matter if an image is a fine oil painting on canvas or a digital reproduction on a screen.
- It doesn't matter that you've gone out and bought this service for business purposes.
don't care, or not be upset about something: không quan tâm
- I'm sure he didn't mind missing the meeting.
- I don't mind if you change the channel. It's a silly show anyway.
to not dislike, or to not have an aversion to something: không thích
- My brother doesn't mind the cold weather, but I hate it.
- As long as I get to bed early, I don't mind getting up early.
drive (sb) crazy
to make somebody feel very annoyed or upset: khiến ai đó thấy phiền, thất vọng
- She was always dressed all plain and mumsy and neat and starched, and that could just drive me crazy sometimes.
- Working with those idiots is driving me crazy!
- They're building a house next door and the noise is driving us all crazy.
having citizenship in two different countries - có 2 quốc tịch
- Paul had dual nationality after becoming an American citizen.
- Tax regulations can be complicated for people with dual nationality.
- Since I am an expat European here in New Zealand, the issue of dual nationality has been bugging me for over a decade.
- He will be given an English and a French name, have dual nationality, and be brought up fluent in both languages.
- If this involves switching citizenship or obtaining dual nationality then so be it.