wheel and deal (v.); wheeling and dealing (n.)
Mary felt tears welling up when she heard the news.
Tears welled up when I heard a good friend of mine had died.
Anger welled up inside me when I saw what they had done.
(名詞) 設計來改善老年人生活品質的科技產品，尤指微晶片裝置。亦寫成 nanatechnology。
No, that's not a typo. Nanotechnology refers to technological devices smaller than a poppy seed. At the risk of making a bad joke, I'll call nanatechnology the computer stuff for grandmas and grandpas, many of whom are your clients and patients.
—Neal E. Cutler, "Nanatechnology: Bridging the Generational Digital Divide," Today's Geriatric Medicine, March 25, 2008
"Nana technology" is both a play on the common nickname for grandmothers and on nano technology, which represents everything it is not. Nano technology is about making everything ever smaller, while nana technology is about making small technology bigger and giving seniors the tools to keep them safe and be more mentally alert.
—Frank Jossi, "Technology Nana will love," Star Tribune, January 31, 2012
註：這個動詞來自成語 "the elephant in the room" 或 "the elephant in the living room" (較不常用)。
Tim is this an elephant in the room week.......Rowleys has been de-elephanted! Now you are suggesting another elephant has arrived,
—Bloodtangerine, "The Parky update post," Fansonline, February 11, 2014
(名詞) 智慧型眼鏡 － 具有許多個人電腦功能和配備的眼鏡。這些功能和配備包括上網、App、顯示器、照相機、感應器以及 Wi-Fi 和 GPS 天線。亦寫成 smart glasses。
Tony Fadell, ex-head of Apple's iPod division, said the concept was "the craziest thing" he worked on at the company and claimed to have made "a bunch" of prototypes well before Google took its smartglasses to market earlier this year.
—Ben Riley-Smith, "Apple 'has been developing iGlasses since 2006'," The Telegraph, September 24, 2013
"People are taking about wearables and connected vehicles, meaning that Korean firms are positioned to spur innovation in these industries. Companies are rolling out smartwatches and smartglasses. Without customized displays and chips, those advanced devices are meaningless."
—Kim Yoo-chul, "Samsung, LG lead innovation," The Korea Times, January 12, 2014
註：這成語源於一則有關兩個小孩冒冒失失地進入樹林，沒有意識到潛在危險的故事。就「(小) 樹林」的意思而言，wood 和 woods 同義。
(形容詞) 胖得快樂的。這個字是由 fat + happy 組合而成。
I actually returned to WW after a 10 month hiatus recently. I met someone lovely who became my bf and I got fappy (fat + happy) but really more Fazy, basically.
—SassyFatFriend, "My daily points are 38. That's a lot. I actually...", Lose the Fat, Keep the Sass, May 9, 2013
The once buffed up Tatum was the first to say that he's "fat and happy" today as he is enjoying some "down time" after working for two years straight. His wife even has a name for his new look and demeanor combined. He is "fappy," which is short for "fat and happy," he explained.
—Roz Zurko, "Channing Tatum is one 'fappy' fellow: Tells Ellen why he's so 'fat and happy'," Examiner.com, February 7, 2014
(英) I've got so much work to do - I've been racing around like a headless chicken all week. (我有太多工作要做－ 我整個禮拜都忙得像無頭蒼蠅)
(美) Karen was running around like a chicken with its head cut off trying to do the work of two people. (卡琳一人要做兩人的工作，忙得像無頭蒼蠅)
(英) like a headless chicken：像無頭蒼蠅。
(美) like a chicken with its head cut off：像無頭蒼蠅。
weigh down on +
The requirements of Amy's new job weighted down on her.
(旅行出發前) 稱 (行李) 重量；(拳擊、賽馬等比賽前) 稱體重
Brown weighed in at 120 kilos.
weigh in on +
Mary weighted in on their immigration policies.
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