23 cụm từ “sang chảnh”
- honestly think: expressing opinion (thật lòng nghĩ là)
Ex: Do you honestly think you can keep a secret that’s a major part of your life from someone who’s sharing a bed with you?
- to give it some thought: to consider (cân nhắc, suy nghĩ kĩ)
Ex: After I have had time to give some thought to the matter, I will call you.
- to bear/keep in mind: to remember (nhớ là)
Ex: Bear in mind that the newspaper account may be in error.
- It’s common knowledge (that): everybody knows (ai cũng biết là)
Ex: It’s common knowledge that no one has yet found a cure for cancer.
- to grasp the importance of (noun/ v-ing): understand how important something is (hiểu được tầm quan trọng)
Ex: To make sure that influence is positive, leaders must help others grasp the importance of organizational behaviors so that everyone involved in a company’s future can better understand and shape the internal conditions of an organization.
- to take the view (that): to believe (tin rằng)
Ex: He takes the view that the economy will improve in the coming year.
- (It’s) a foregone conclusion (that): absolutely certain (chắc chắn là)
Ex: It’s almost a foregone conclusion that you’ll get what you want.
- (to have) a rough idea: general idea (cái nhìn chung chung)
Ex: I need to get a rough idea of how many people will be there.
- to subscribe to the theory (that): hold that opinion ( đồng ý với ý tưởng)
Ex: I definitely don’t subscribe to the theory that more instruments, or more vocal tracks, harmony, or double tracking the voice, is a good thing.
- a widespread belief: generally held view (được tin tưởng rộng rãi)
Ex: There is a widespread belief in the United States and Western Europe that young people have a smaller commitment to work and a career than their parents and grandparents and that the source of the change lies in the collapse of the “work ethic”.
- opinions are divided (as to): people hold different views (nhiều người có nhiều ý tưởng khác nhau)
Ex: Opinions are divided on the issue of taxes.
Photographers are divided in their opinions on the swift technological onslaught.
- It’s my firm conviction (that): I’m totally convinced (Tôi tin chắc là)
Ex: It is our firm conviction that this aim can be achieved only by taking concrete and realistic steps for nuclear disarmament and non-proliferation.
- to become aware of (a problem): to start realizing (nhận thức được vấn đề)
Ex: It has perhaps taken too long for us to become aware of the fact that there is a limit to financial growth.
- to judge someone harshly: to be very critical of some one (nhận xét ai đó 1 cách khắc nghiệt)
Ex: If you find yourself constantly judging others harshly it probably means that you were judged harshly, most likely by one of your primary caregivers.
- to have/show poor judgement: to be unable to fully analyze the situation (phán đoán vấn đề mà chưa đánh giá nó đầy đủ)
Ex: The police watchdog has accused Scotland Yard of showing poor judgment in hiring a former News of the World boss as a PR consultant.
- against your better judgement: despite the knowledge that something is a bad idea (bỏ qua phán đoán của bạn rằng ý tưởng là tội tệ)
Ex: If you do something against your better judgement, you do it although you think it is wrong.
I lent him the money against my better judgement.
- a lack of judgement: an inabilty to judge the situation wisely ( thiếu phán đoán)
Ex: If the candidate does something stupid (or illegal), that is a demonstration of a lack of judgment, which could reflect a lack of maturity or even a character flaw.
- an error of judgement: bad decision (phán đoán sai lầm)
Ex: The company has admitted that it made an error in judgment in trying to expand too quickly.
- to have a fertile imagination: to produce many original ideas (có nhiều ý tưởng sáng tạo)
Ex: Even now no-one seems quite certain whether this was a fact, a half-fact or the product of a fertile imagination.
He is said to have been convivial, widely knowledgeable, with a fertile imagination and a whimsical sense of humour.
- to wrestle with a problem: struggle to find a solution ( “quằn quại” tìm giải pháp cho 1 vấn đề)
Ex: The new governor will be wrestling with a problem of the state’s disastrous financial condition.
- thinking laterally: approaching a problem in an imaginative rather than traditional way (suy nghĩ 1 cách sáng tạo thay vì theo cách truyền thống)
Ex: Lateral thinking, is the ability to think creatively, or “outside the box” as it is sometimes referred to in business, to use your inspiration and imagination to solve problems by looking at them from unexpected perspectives.
- to jump to conclusions: to draw conclusions without having enough supporting evidence (kết luận mà không cân nhắc đến những chứng cứ hay các yếu tố khác)
Ex: When Tom and Madonna were seen together, people jumped to conclusions and thought they were dating.
- to fuel speculation: to encourage people to consider that something may be true (khuyến khích cân nhắc 1 ý tưởng nào đó mà có thể thành sự thật)
Ex: The visit has fueled speculation that the pair are planning to get married.
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