Lighter #learn english from a song

Well, in short the song tells us about the struggle to pursue the dreams. This is shown in the opening line sung in a high pitch by singers (Eminem,Royce Da 5’9′ and Bruno Mars), ‘this one’s for you and me, living out our dreams’. The meaning of this line is literal and hence reveals itself, namely the song they are singing is dedicated to them who have big dreams and struggle to pursue the dreams. The next line “we’re all right where we should be” functions as the condition to the previous line. In other words, what these two lines want to say is as follow: everyone must have their… Read More

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White Lie

Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines “white lies” as, “lies about small or unimportant matters that someone tells to avoid hurting another person.” The Oxford English Dictionary has a similar definition saying, a “white lie” is, “a harmless or small lie, especially one that you tell to avoid hurting somebody.” So telling a date you need to leave because of an emergency, for example, avoids hurting their ego unlike telling them you simply don’t want to be on the date anymore. Other types of lies are more like scare tactics, including these lies people tell kids (that you probably still believe). The term white lie was first used in the 1740s to describe… Read More

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Quiet Quitting vs Quiet Firing

There have been several recent news and opinion articles on the topic of “quiet quitting” as of late. This is the concept where an employee merely meets the very basics of his or her job description at work. According to Gallup, the global analytics and advice firm, “quiet quitters make up at least 50% of the U.S. workforce – probably more.” Gallup explains that the overall decline in work engagement has to do with the “clarity of expectations, opportunities to learn and grow, feeling cared about, and a connection to the organization’s mission or purpose.” These issues are more prevalent in Millennial and Generation Z workers, which Gallop says is… Read More

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Story of Google

Search engines or internet portals have been around since the early days of the internet. But it was Google, a relative latecomer, that would go on to become the premier destination for finding just about anything on the World Wide Web. The very popular search engine called Google was invented by computer scientists Larry Page and Sergey Brin. The site was named after a googol—the name for the number 1 followed by 100 zeros—found in the book Mathematics and the Imagination by Edward Kasner and James Newman. To the site’s founders, the name represents the immense amount of information that a search engine has to sift through. In 1995, Page… Read More

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Slow Living

Technology has made our world connected and fast-paced as ever, impacting our quality and speed of life. Conversations, information, and news travels faster than ever before. People are expected to be connected 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Working after leaving the office has become the norm. “Hustle culture” has caused many people to experience extreme points of burnout. Our fast-paced lifestyles take their toll on our mind, body, and spirit. Everything, from our health and diet to our relationships, families, communities, and schools is suffering from busyness and it’s also hurting our ability to think, link, innovate, create work, be productive, and be creative. But the faster… Read More

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