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- In the short run 短期
The price of general goods will continue to rise in the short run due to the QE policy.
- To kick someone when they are down 趁人之危
Kicking competitors when they are down is a commonly followed rule in the world of business. There is no room for mercy.
- Consensus 共識
I wanted to stay home but my parents wanted to visit my cousin during Chinese New Year, so we haven't reached a consensus yet.
- Sweet spot 甜區
It is often very difficult for a company to find the sweet spot between creativity and profitability, which is why companies like Apple and Tesla are worth so much money.
- Prolific 多產
Picasso was such a prolific painter that he finished more than 3700 works in his life.
- Protrusion 突出
The cop knew the teenagers were lying when they said they didn’t shoplift because the stolen goods were protruding out of their jackets.
- Clickbait 點擊誘餌
The clickbait video promising the secret to becoming a millionaire through buying and selling real estate successfully created 30 million views in one month.
- Unbeknownst 不為人知的
Unbeknownst to most people, the successful businessman made his first million from his beverage recipe.
- Corollary 推論
The corollary to the Fukushima nuclear disaster has been a steep decline in the construction of nuclear power plants.
- To take something with a grain of salt 對某件事情持保留態度
We should take the results of the survey with a grain of salt because they purposely picked biased samples.
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