Monday, 5 December 2016

[5words] 20161127

back and forth
I used to travel back and forth between Sài Gòn and Nha Trang when I worked as a lecturer.
The newspaper boy (aka. boy selling newspaper) hung around back and forth among groups of working class people sipping their coffee at the sidewalk cafe on a street corner.

end up
To do this task, you should open a connection, then try to transfer data and end up with a commit.
If you don't know what you want, you might end up getting something you don't want.

eventually /ɪˈven.tʃu.ə.li/
She hopes eventually to attend medical school and become a doctor.
After a long search, they eventually found the missing papers.

incredibly /ɪnˈkred.ə.bli/ = unbelievably
Incredibly, she had no idea what was going on. (in a way that is very difficult to believe)
She earned an incredible amount of money.

literally /ˈlɪt.ər.əl.i/
using the real or original meaning of a word or phrase:
We live literally just round the corner from her.
used to emphasize what you are saying:
He missed that kick literally by miles.
I was literally bowled over by the news.
simply or just:
Then you literally cut the sausage down the middle.

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