3勝1敗 西山女流二冠(1), 加藤女流三段(3)
2勝2敗 加藤女流二段(5), 甲斐女流五段(6), 山根女流二段(7), 中村女流三段(9)
1勝3敗 渡部女流三段(8), 上田女流四段(10)
McCARTHY ELECTED U.S. HOUSE SPEAKER
standoff noun [C]
UK /ˈstænd.ɒf/ US /ˈstænd.ɑːf/
a situation in which agreement in an argument does not seem possible
stalemate noun [C or U]
UK /ˈsteɪl.meɪt/ US /ˈsteɪl.meɪt/
a situation in which neither group involved in an argument can win or get an advantage and no action can be taken:
Tomorrow's meeting between the two leaders is expected to break a diplomatic stalemate that has lasted for ten years.
Despite long discussions, the workers and the management remain locked in stalemate.
Speaker noun [C]
UK /ˈspiː.kər/ US /ˈspiː.kɚ/
the person who controls the way in which business is done in an organization which makes laws:
He served for eight years as Speaker of the House of Representatives.
[as form of address] Mr Speaker, my honourable friend has failed to consider the consequences of his proposal.
UK /ˈtʃeɪm.bər/ US /ˈtʃeɪm.bɚ/
chamber noun (ROOM)
a room used for a special or official purpose, or a group of people who form (part of) a parliament:
Meetings of the council are held in the council chamber.
a torture chamber
There are two chambers in the British parliament - the House of Commons is the lower chamber, and the House of Lords is the upper chamber.
get off to a good start phrase
to begin an activity successfully:
I didn't get off to a very good start this morning - I'd been at work five minutes and my computer stopped working!
United got off to a good start with a goal in the fifth minute of the game.
The idea is to help preschoolers get off to a good start.
The French team got off to a good start in the relay but trailed behind Spain later in the race.
The day didn't get off to a very good start with one child sick and the other refusing to go to school.
UK /ˈʃeɪ.ki/ US /ˈʃeɪ.ki/
shaky adjective (WEAK) not firm or strong:
It was a shaky marriage from the start.
The building’s foundations are pretty shaky.
Shaky also means uncertain:
The agreement is still shaky and hasn’t been approved yet.
A Freestyle Skiing Record Breaker | January 30, 2023
First up on this Monday, we travel to Auckland, New Zealand where the city was hit with its average amount of rainfall for the entire month of January all in just one hour's time. We'll then examine news of protests that took place in multiple cities in the United States over the weekend after the release of a video of a police encounter that led to the death of Tyre Nichols. And last today, we'll chat with a free-style skiing phenom about how she harnesses the power of her mind to help her shine.
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