2012년 12월 6일 목요일

Dic: say, describe or consider something in particular terms


■ If you say something in particular terms, you say it using a particular type or level of language or using language which clearly shows your attitude.

  • The video explains in simple terms how the new tax works...
■ in general/practical/financial etc terms: △used to show that you are describing or considering a subject in a particular way or from a particular point of view.

[in general/broad/simple etc terms]
  • We explain in simple terms what the treatment involves.
  • It would be wrong to describe society purely in economic terms.
  • The war, although successful in military terms, left the economy in ruins.
  • What do these statistics mean in human terms ?
.... COBUILD, LDOCE

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