Word Of The Day – 22/10/14


WORD OF THE DAY


INTERVENE(Verb)
/ˌin(t)ərˈvēn/

Meaning:
Come between so as to prevent or alter a result or course of events.
Occur in time between events.
To interfere with force or a threat of force.

Usage:
The military had to intervene to restore order.
We will leave on time unless some crisis intervenes.
To occupy the intervening months, she took a job in a hospital.

Pronunciationhttp://www.macmillandictionary.com/pronunciation/british/intervene


IDIOM/PHRASE OF THE DAY


DEEP POCKETS

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Meaning:
If an organization or a person has deep pockets, they have a lot of money.
Substantial financial resources.

Usage:
Anyone who tries to help that company will need deep pockets – it is nearly bankrupt.
I want to start a business in real estate, but first I need to find an investor with deep pockets.
Of course he can afford a yacht, he has deep pockets.

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