Due to the latest tobacco verdict in Florida, many tobacco firms are in an evitable situation to face a flood of civil lawsuits from rank and file people all over the country. verdict: 상소판결, an official judgment made in a court, e.g. return/deliver a verdict, reach a verdict, record a verdict a unanimous verdict: 만장일치 판결 (anonymous) a flood of civil lawsuits from: 많은 민사소송 c.f. criminal lawsuits ..
(1) A woman from Uzbekistan was flatly denied for an entry to a public bath facility even though she has been naturalized into a Korea citizen. You know, we've come a long way in terms of sheer economic size and so on but the prejudice is still prevalent. We have to rememeber there is no blood line here rather our country has rapidly been transformed into a multi-national society, so we need to ..
(1) Amanda Knox, who was branded a fast and racy girl once, was acquitted of the first degree murder of a roommate at an appellate court, exonerated due to lack of evidence and fainted circumstantial site and the forensic science team played a decisive role in refuting and overturning her sentence, ending 4 years of agonizing and harrowing trial in a stranger’s land. But as far as I’m concerned,..
(1) As much as $10m. dollars of a Nascar was barreling down the tracks at 321kmh with the ear-splitting sound, which took spectators' breath away, in fact it held the whole country spellbound at its breakingneck speed. barreling down: to move very quickly in a deliberate or determined way an ear-splitting sound[c]: extremely loud take someone's breath away: astonish or inspire someone with awed ..
(1) As Obama expects to sign on the agreement of FTA in the next couple of days or so, now the burden of approval is on our congress who also have been dragging its feet for more than four years, busy reading each other's face to see who gets the better end of the deal, and coming soon, the congress will be flooded with sniping, squabbling, pointing fingers with vitriolic languages and political..
(1) In the aftermath of the city wide blackout that caused a minister to tender a resignation, not just Japan who are at the end of the rope from the nuclear power plant crisis, we also in an imperative situation to find a stable and reliable source of energy, preferably a whole diversity of energies for self-sustainable and producing zero emission. imperative: extremely important and urgent at ..
(1) Although she has been with the guy for 4 years, their relationship goes round in circle of the gridlock, and as this man who appears to be a milktoast, was reluctant to bring their relationship to the next level, ultimately tying the knot, that's when I step in as a trouble solving broker, and everything is now moving in a supersonic speed. go around/round in circle: to do something for a lo..
(1) Steve Jobs has led a simple life, in other words, he believed in frugality but he was kind of a stingy in donations unlike Bill Gates or Warren Buffet. Now that he is gone, a bitter, nasty legal battle over his inheritance is about to begin and many people focus on a will he left about what he has to say over his fortune. led a simple life: a simple life is a way of living without all the po..