Australian Open 2023
IWATE TOUTS WAGYU IN CANADA AS BEEF TARIFFS SET TO END
UK /taʊt/ US /taʊt/
tout verb (MAKE KNOWN)
[T] to advertise, talk about, or praise something or someone repeatedly, especially as a way of encouraging people to like, accept, or buy something:
The minister has been touting these ideas for some time.
He is being widely touted as the next leader of the party.
A local car dealership was touting its services/wares on the radio.
[I] mainly UK to repeatedly try to persuade people to buy your goods or services:
There were hundreds of taxis at the airport, all touting for business/custom.
UK /lɪft/ US /lɪft/
lift verb (END)
[T] to end a rule or law:
The restrictions on water usage have been lifted now that the river levels are normal.
At last they've lifted the ban on jeans at the club.
restaurateur noun [C] formal
UK /ˌres.tər.əˈtɜːr/ US /ˌres.tɚ.əˈtɝː/
a person who owns and manages a restaurant
UK /ˈmɑː.bəld/ US /ˈmɑːr.bəld/
decorated with a delicate pattern consisting of lines and areas of colour:
The church has an ornate black and white marbled interior.
The plant has green leaves marbled with brownish-purple.
The steak was just how he liked it - pink, juicy, and marbled with fat.
UK ˈɡriː.si/ US /ˈɡriː.si/
covered with or full of fat or oil:
UK /ˈteks.tʃər/ US /ˈteks.tʃɚ/
C1 [C or U] the quality of something that can be decided by touch; the degree to which something is rough or smooth, or soft or hard:
a smooth/rough/coarse texture
This artificial fabric has the texture of silk.
UK /ˈfɪl.ər/ US /ˈfɪl.ɚ/
filler noun (PHRASE)
[C] LANGUAGE specialized
a word or short phrase such as "er" or "well", used when a person pauses to think about what to say next:
When she transcribed the conversation she edited out all the fillers.
Year Of The Rabbit | January 24, 2023
The year of the rabbit has begun. This Tuesday, we're explaining the annual Chinese Lunar New Year festival that brings about the largest migration of people. We'll look at how long the event lasts, how it's celebrated, and what color is associated with luck and prosperity. We'll then travel to a World Heritage Site that is currently shutdown due to travel disruptions brought on by anti-government protests. And finally, we'll feature a story about a social media post that may have saved the day for one local restaurant.
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