soon after something begins - ngay từ lúc bắt đầu
- Tune back to the early days of talkies, and remember an era before television.
- In the early days of settlement in the valley there were two schools, one at the top and one near the Akaroa Road.
- Well, fate had decided for him that he provide cheers to people for he had begun as a villain in his early days.
- In our early days, my entering classmates were often befuddled by the kind of readings we were given.
- In the early days, some media latched onto the story and it was sensationalised by those who anchored it to their agenda and preconceptions.
someone who usually gets up early in the morning - người thức dậy sớm
- My idea of self-improvement is to stay at home, explore a new book and, as I am an early riser, to go to bed early.
- He was always an early riser, usually awake by the time the newspaper arrived.
- I enjoy the fact that I am the only early riser in my house because I usually get two hours in the morning without seeing or speaking to anyone.
- The habitual early riser laid in bed and slept till almost noon for the first time in her life.
- She was a natural early riser, and found it odd to sleep this much, even if it was only thirty minutes past her normal rising time.
a beginning or departure early in the morning - bắt đầu/ khởi hành sớm
- An early start, unlimited funding, and bold execution of German scientific plans became a recurring theme throughout the report.
- Langley dismissed the crew, ordering for an early start out tomorrow morning.
- The animals are at their most active in a morning and an early start will be well rewarded.
- An early start will enable you to compensate for the inevitable traffic jam or late taxi.
- Proposals for the resurfacing of Fishergate are well advanced and we are hopeful for an early start to the work there.
earn a living
to work and earn money for yourself or your family - kiếm tiền sống
- Little did they think that the time would come in my life when I would depend upon being able to talk to earn a living for the family.
- In recent years, I've been very involved in conflict resolution to solve community problems, which is currently how I earn a living.
- Teaching offered both social respectability and an opportunity to earn a living.
- You take a guy who works hard all week trying to raise a family and earn a living.
- To earn a living he became the art master in a school for young ladies in Liverpool.
money that's made without working hard - tiền dễ kiếm
- We understand you need the money, but only having eyes on the short-term, easy money is not very strategic.
- Political leaders, while bowing to the public's clamor for more credit, grew concerned over the monetary consequences of easy money.
- Maybe he thought he'd like some easy money like the tips his friends the airport and hotel staff get?
- Indeed, increasingly over the last decade, the big torrents of easy money flow into Republican hands.
- Still, the availability of easy money can provide only an incomplete explanation of the great equity price run-up.
to eat proper amounts of healthy food - ăn một cách đúng đắn
- I need a keeper, someone who can make me nice meals and make sure I eat properly.
- You must discipline yourself to eat properly, with what is available where you live.
- To sustain a low body weight means to not eat properly, hardly the type of example to set your daughter.
- I couldn't eat properly since holding a knife and fork was so alien and almost painful to me.
- I've been trying to eat properly recently, as I am fighting the proverbial battle of the bulge, but over the last two days, I have been pigging out!
what you usually eat and the way you eat it - thói quen ăn uống
- He frowns upon my occasional eating habit, but sometimes I get an intense craving for some unflavored gelatin or a pilot cracker.
- If you commit to healthy eating habits, they will soon become second nature.
- A change of eating habits, medication, along with exercise, has improved his health.
- Bad eating habits and sedentary lifestyle play a role in the onset of diabetes.
- But if you've also learned unhealthy eating habits and sedentary ways from your family, you'll need to change your lifestyle.
an increase in the size of an economy, or the rate of this - sự phát triển kinh tế
- Monetary policy alone cannot achieve high and sustainable rates of economic growth.
- If economic growth continues, there are bound to be more cars spewing bad air.
- If they rise because economic growth appears to be accelerating, the increase will be harmless.
- This in turn will give rise to a better balance of payments and in turn to stronger economic growth.
- There are trade-offs between equality and economic growth, and each society must strike its own balance.
a game that helps students to learn - trò chơi giáo dục
- Sharply rising income inequality has raised the stakes of the economic game.
- It remains the wild card in an economic game that is still too close to call.
- Research has shown that educational games can be very effective.
- The best educational game for learners of English is called "Word Up".
words that aren't really meant, or that won't lead to action - lời vô nghĩa
- This process must proceed with dispatch, without posturing, without grandstanding, without empty words.
- Now is often used at the end of sentences or phrases as a semantically empty word, completing an utterance without contributing any apparent meaning.
- Beyond the statement that no news had been received since the 14th ult., this document contains nothing but empty words.
- He said he'd never use drugs again, but they were just more empty words.
- We want real action from the government, not more empty words and broken promises.
promises that probably won't be kept - lời hứa sáo rỗng
- The last thing children with incarcerated parents need is more rhetoric and empty promises.
- The meeting was about reigniting the political will to turn empty promises into results, he said.
- So the devil can offer us nothing but empty promises and unfulfilled desires.
- And last but not least don't be impressed by sweet talk and empty promises.
- I hope the administration is serious in this effort, and not just making empty promises ahead of the gubernatorial election.
a job at the lowest level of pay or responsibility - việc trả ít tiền/ trách nhiệm
- He has offered him an entry-level job as an offensive assistant.
- Most welfare recipients who have found work are employed in entry-level jobs, often part-time and temporary.
- The majority of identity thefts occur thru contractors employing people in entry-level jobs that have not been properly screened.
- The fact is, every mentally capable person looks at entry-level jobs as a first step on the economic ladder.
- They commonly take entry-level jobs as taxi drivers, cooks, nursing assistants and other service workers.
of the same importance - quan trọng giống nhau
- Spatial intelligence, the power to perceive form and give visual shape to ideas, is equally important.
- Symmetries are just as interesting and equally important at the other end of the scale, among the primary particles of matter.
- An equally important source of lead exposure in our culture is the use of kajal and surma, both of which contain lead.
- But equally important to the landmark leaps of knowledge is the continuous assessment of current knowledge.
- Another equally important anthropological question is how biological distinctions are made symbolically and socially meaningful.
basic services like water, electricity, postal services, medical care, free education, etc. - dịch vụ cần thiết
- The government has only been able to finance its military machine by slashing spending to education and other essential services.
- Many of these offices provide essential services for small communities who do not have ready access to urban centres.
- And it signals the end of the era of rapid expansion of public spending on essential services funded by tax rises.
- But protesters say planners are foisting essential services on to the proposed development so eventually it will have to go ahead.
- They provide or control such essential services as water, electricity, policing, and firefighting.
ethically acceptable levels of behaviour - tiêu chuẩn đạo đức
- Age was hypothesized in this study to be directly related to higher ethical standards.
- As with test publishers, the scramble to boost revenues sometimes leads test-prep companies to violate ethical standards.
- Respectable ad agencies, of course, will insist that their own ethical standards are unimpeachable.
- Yet these apparent improvements in ethical standards represent an unbalanced concentration on an external morality for medicine.
- Each activity was hypothesized to motivate students to increase their ethical standards.
a group of people living in a country in which most other people are from another culture or race - dân tộc thiểu số
- Nearly 100,000 members of ethnic minority groups in Myanmar, mostly Karens, have fled to Thailand to escape the fighting in their country.
- There are also anti-Taliban fighters from the Hazara ethnic minority who control parts of the exquisite, ravaged Bamiyan valley.
- Within the company's network, approximately 40 percent of its 120 franchisees are from ethnic minority backgrounds.
- Our partnership with NEA will provide important support for agencies working with ethnic minority communities to help address fuel poverty.
- If it could not incorporate an ethnic minority, then it said something of the validity or the invalidity of the system.
bad feelings between people from different races or ethnic groups - căng thẳng giữa các dân tộc
- They also had to build a truly non-racial society, as well as end any ethnic tensions that might exist.
- As the powder keg of ethnic tensions in the region exploded, the camps were targeted by militias who launched lethal firebomb attacks.
- Their lives have been indelibly marked by the country's political and ethnic tensions.
- Unlike others writing on this period, he accords due weight to such matters as popular religion, ethnic tensions, and foreign affairs.
- Shortages of food, clothes, and other essential items exacerbated ethnic tensions between the local Tajiks, Uzbeks, Kyrgiz and the Russian Diaspora.
If two opponents are evenly matched, they are equally likely to win - kết hợp đồng đều
- That one point margin again separated the sides at the final whistle as two evenly matched teams shared 10 second-half points.
- I thought that as dad was a smoker we would be evenly matched but he started springing from rock to rock like a mountain goat.
- Their relationship was a game of mental chess between two evenly matched players.
- Nevertheless, I think you'd have to admit this is one of most evenly matched smackdowns.
- These two evenly matched players compete neck and neck and so the mental element will make the difference.
exactly the same
identical - giống nhau
- Other insurance companies have done exactly the same thing but have kept faith with their customers by pegging premiums.
- Also, it's unlikely that the reports are exactly the same. Subtle variances can make a difference.
- It was also introduced to Europe and the famous Aylesbury duck of England is, if not exactly the same variety, a very close approximation.
- Although tathata involves the mundane, it is also a poetic moment that will never return in exactly the same way.
- The make-up exam was exactly the same as the original and was administered 12 days after the original exam.
all of them - tất cả
- Occupying every single empty seat in sight, the crowd's continuous drone echoed within the tall tent.
- For that matter, how does misspelling every single word express pride in your culture?
- We have continued to see a general spirit of bipartisanship, though not on every single issue.
- This may not be true of every single marriage, and indeed undoubtedly it is untrue in some cases.
- It got to the point that I could make them blindfold, in about four minutes with no recipe, because I did it every single day.
be more or better than expected - vượt qua mong đợi
- The design team reasoned women are the most demanding customers and if you meet their expectations you exceed expectations of men.
- Weekend breaks seldom exceed expectations by such a wide margin.
- Enthralling, explosive and often very funny, Skyfall doesn't just exceed expectations but shatters them like a bullet to the head.
- The team's performance exceeded all our expectations.
- I'm sure his success has exceeded even his own expectations.
to say or show that you're worried about something - nhấn mạnh nỗi lo
- I asked Chief Bernard, because I'd heard some residents express concern about how much money had been pumped into the Centre.
- Some community members express concern that modern gadgetry is replacing detailed knowledge of sea ice.
- Although this open Nazism is a negligibly tiny fringe of the movement, several activists express concern that anti-semitism is becoming increasingly prevalent.
- The Scottish Environment Protection Agency express concern about a salmon farm being sited so close to a burn which has a healthy wild trout population.
- Many in environmental movements express concern over the potential dangers of population growth.
express interest (in)
to show that you're interested in something - thể hiện những hứng thú
- Someone may be attracted to you and express interest in furthering your relationship.
- Ron Sekura opposed the motion of denying the application, he did express interest in helping the club find an alternate site.
- Has anyone expressed interest in taking over the business yet?
- A Chinese investor has expressed a great deal of interest in our proposal.
extend a deadline
to give someone more time in which to do something - nới lỏng deadline
- She said local people had complained bitterly about the lack of notice for the plan to extend the deadline by a year.
- London Underground has been so overwhelmed by the response from technology companies it has extend the deadline for companies looking to make a pitch.
- Why don't you ask your teacher to extend the deadline?
- My deadline's already been extended, so she won't extend it again.