A 4-year-old may protest that a sister has more fruit juice when it is only the shapes of the glasses that differ,not the amount of juice.
the child will immediately test your claim
The author was advised against the improper use of figures of speech.
figures of speech :
The author’smother taught him a valuable lesson by pointing out lots of flaws in his seemingly perfect essay.
She had no patience for brilliant but irrelevant figures of speech
Criticizing someone’s speech is said to be easier than coming up with a better one.
The author looks upon his mother as his most demanding and caring instructor.
Constructive criticism gives an author a good start to improve his writing.
A writer should polish his writing repeatedly so as to get closer to perfection.
polish （adj）波兰的; ()v抛光，打磨
just <3 code
<3代表心形 就是喜欢的意思 ;仅仅喜欢code
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She trimmed back my flowery language,drew lines throught my exclamation marks and argued for the value of restraint in expression.
Could you reproduce Silicon Valley elsewhere,or is there something unique about it?
Silicon Valley 硅谷
Observation bears this out.
Within the US,towns have become startup hubs if and only if the have both rich people and nerds
Within the 国家名 :在什么 国家 内
Whereas Pittsburgh has the opposite problem:plenty of nerds,but no rich people.
The top US Computer Science departments are said to be MIT,Stanford,Berkely,and Carnegie-Mellon yield in Pittsburgh?
Computer Science departments 计算机科学系
MIT yielded Route 128.Standord and Berkeley yielded Silicon Valley.But what did Carnegie-Mellon yield in Pittsburh?
Startup investors are a distinct type of rich people.
a distinct type of XXX:截然不同的XXX
And the fact they have a personal stake in the outcome makes them really pay attention.
Its fame in high technology is incomparable
Lack of incentive for investment.
what does the author imply about Boston?
The weather is terrible ,particularly in winter,and there’s no interesting old city to make up for it,as there is in Boston.
It is an old city with many sites of historcial interest.
sites of historcial interest:历史遗迹
An annual 一年一度
Chinese specch contest:汉语演讲比赛
聚集在:gathered in XXX
a brief description of the picture XXXX