Oliver came to Annie with a sad face again. His favorite biology teacher is sick because he had to work very hard in a competitive working environment. Today, we are going to introduce some idioms using the animal: dog.
He’s as sick as a dog.
He works like a dog.
It’s a dog-eat-dog world.
I don’t want to lead a dog’s life.
Every dog has its day.
Kevin is working at a movie theater. His job is to keep the movie the floors clean. He is using a broom right now to sweep up the big stuff that people left behind. Since he is only 17 years old, he isn’t qualified for most jobs. He enjoys working at the theater because he gets to watch all of the new movies. He understands that people may leave behind some small candy wrappers on occasion, but sometimes it really makes him angry when movie goers leave behind a lot of trash.
2018/06/25 (星期一) 10:11
Do our results change with the number of people you compete with? Yes, you tend to have better results if you think you are competing with fewer people. Researchers asked students to compete a quiz as quickly and as accurately as possible. The students were told that the top 20% would be given money. The first group were told that they were competing against 10 students. The second group were told they were competing against 100 students.
2018/11/02 (星期五) 0:10:03