F2F Class Notes (Nemo)[S]

Vocabulary

gossip (n):conversation or reports about other people’s private lives that might be unkind, disapproving, or not true(有关别人隐私的)流言蜚语,闲言碎语,闲聊
E.g.: Her letter was full of gossip.
她信里讲的都是些闲言碎语。
E.g.: I don’t like all this idle gossip.
我讨厌这些无聊的流言蜚语。
E.g.: Have you heard the (latest) gossip?
你听到(最近流传的)那些闲言碎语了吗?

fire (v):to remove someone from their job, either because they have done something wrong or badly, or as a way of saving the cost of employing them解雇,开除
E.g.: She was fired after she was caught stealing from her employer.
她因偷雇主的东西时当场被抓而遭解雇。
E.g.: He was fired from his $165,000 job for poor performance.
他因为表现不佳丢掉了他薪资16.5万美元的工作。
E.g.: The company is reducing its workforce by firing 500 employees.
该公司将裁员500人以减少雇员人数。

lay sb off (v):to stop employing someone, usually because there is no work for them to do
解雇(某人),解聘(某人)
E.g.: Because of falling orders, the company has been forced to lay off several hundred workers.
由于订单减少,公司被迫解雇了数百名工人。

redundant (adj) NOT NEEDED,having lost your job because your employer no longer needs you
失业的,被解雇的,被裁减的
E.g.: To keep the company alive, half the workforce is being made redundant.
为了使公司生存下去,一半的员工要被裁掉。

my company is transitioning/transforming
我的公司正在转型

stuck (adj):in a difficult situation, or unable to change or get away from a situation
陷入困境的;难以改变的;难以摆脱的
E.g.: We’d be stuck if your sister hadn’t offered to come over and look after the children tonight.
要不是你姐姐主动提出今晚过来照看孩子,我们真不知道该怎么办了。

Fake it till you make it.一直假装直到你真正做到

career path职业道路
E.g.: I’m having doubts about my future career path

I have no big ambitions (n)

我没有雄心壮志

I’m not ambitious (adj)
我没有野心

ambitious-雄心勃勃的

unambitious-毫无野心

联系-contact
E.g.: I need to contact some people

Speaking

My boss want to do something different for  work.  It mean that many people may be fired, I feel so sad. My company maybe changing, the event company become the design company. Because my boss is a  3D designer, she fell the event company is so tired. Also my boss  want me to work in the company, I think work by event so I feel stuck with my job. My boss is helpful with me, I like her and I am not self-confident find a new job.

My boss wants to do something different for  business wise.  It means that many people will be fired, I feel so sad. My company is maybe going to change industries, from an event company it will become a design company. Because my boss is a  3D designer, she fells that the event company is tiring/not bringing enough profit/没有带来足够的利润. Also my boss  wants me to stay working in the company, I like to  work in the  event industry so I feel stuck with my company. My boss is helpful with me, I like her and I am not self-confident enough to try to  find a new job. so