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1. juicy contract
1) verb to be + routed + to
E.g The order will be routed to HK Exchange as usual
- 2) redirect
- E.g. That means once the order is redirected to the exchange
tournaround option (n)
e.g There is no turnaround option.
E.g. Stockmax primarily aims to offer buyers the best price for stock traded in the local main board
- let things slide
- E.g. Simon had really let things slide and the house was a mess
the largest of this kind
E.g. Victor will go to Julian's wedding regardless of the weather
in the cards (likely or certain to happen)
E.g. 24-hour deadline for flat sales in the cards
cost efficiency ratio
E.g. China's growth always outpace Hong Kong's
tap into (vt)
E.g. HSBC has previously said to plan to hire at least 20,000 more people in mainland over the next fire years, aiming to tap into the fast-growing Asia-Pacific market
tap into 亦意 - 利用
E.g. Dean Fung tapped into the lecturers' enthusiasm to improve the school
- cool-head (n)
- cool-headed (a)
E.g. We need a quick thinking, cool-headed person for the job
Opt for (vt)
E.g. We finally opted for the wood finish.
Opt in (vt) = to decide to join a group or system
E.g. Employees have the choice to opt in to the scheme.
E.g. You can't just opt out of all responsibility for the child!
- accomplished (a)
- accomplish (vt)
- E.g.We have accomplished all we set out to do.
- E.g. Mission accomplished (=we have done what we intended to do)
competitive advantage (n)
talented, gifted, able, brilliant, artistic, endowed, capable
disturb /wreck the status quo
給... 以機會, 大開方便之門
E.g. Open a gate to (for)
top/tip top conditions
E.g. Slick traders are ready to do it again
a beaten track
E.g. A well beaten track to the forest
to go back from one's word
E.g. The speaker's forceful words persuaded his opponent to back down
reveal, disclose, unveil (V)
- E.g. Reagon unveiled a series of budget cuts totaling 4billion.
- E.g. The Queen unveiled a status of Prince Albert
timeless, round the clock, continual, ongoing (a), perpetual (a) - 意指不好的, persistent, round-the-clock, uninterrupted, unfailing
E.g. his wife lived in a perpetual fear of his fiery temper
(a) incorrect, off the mark, wide off the mark
E.g. Our cost estimate was way off the mark. Julian's answers on the test were just wide of the mark
(a) correct, on the mark
a pie in the sky
E.g. the idea of full employment is just a pie in the sky
have/get cold foot (informal)
E.g. You are getting cold feet about marrying him?
leave sb cold
E.g. Opera just leave me cold - I can't understand why people like it
E.g. HK people should provide for their own retirement not expect to be funded by the public purse