That’s a shame

Today the word I’ve met is That’s a shame.

That’s a shame.
What a shame(s+v).
It’s a shame that s+v

It is used like “I’m sorry to hear that.”, “That’s too bad”

The meaning is nothing to do with embarrassment or humiliation.
Say like “Shame on you” in case of humiliation.

Did you miss the bus? That’s a shame.

A: I didn’t join the party.
B: That’s a shame.

What a shame you didn’t.
It’s a shame that you didn’t join the party.

It’s a shame you can’t make it on Sunday.
to make it is to manage to arrive on time.

A: She had a car accident.
B: That’s a shame.

What a shame she had a car accident.
It’s a shame that she had a car accident.

 

It’s a shame about Ray.

Lemonhead’s song title.

 

 

And that’s a shame, considering how much money Amazon is sinking into original content.

by engadget.com

Sometimes, the nuance is sarcastic.

 

We have various poses to sit.

We have various poses to sit. This is instances to think about.

Sometimes we sit astride a horse or desk.
The pose we squat as we wash our face in Korea is technically not good for our knee.
I like to sit back a chair to relax.
Now she is sitting against the wall to draw a picture.
She leans back against the wall in the chair.
Most Koreans have been adapted to sit cross-legged for long times.
She suddenly has flopped down. I don’t know what’s up to her.
I have plumped down the bed as soon as I caught up on my homework.
He collapsed on(to) a sofa after his first day of new job.

N.Y. 3,000 disease detectives are locating corona infected people for contact tracing program.

Today the word I’ve met is to locate infected people.

locate infected people is find out or discover infected people.

The meaning of locate something or someone is to find out or discover where they are.

She is locating merits in her new job.

He was unable to locate a suitable wedding venue near.

N.Y. 3,000 disease detectives are locating infected people for contact-tracing program.

I’ll keep my fingers crossed

Today the word I’ve met is fingers crossed.

Finger crossed is good luck.

“Fingers crossed”: Jennie Kim hopes #BLACKPINK will release new music soon.#JENNIEChanelWeek.

from AP Entertainment Tweet.

Wear many hats

Today the word I’ve met is Wear many hats.

Wear different hat or Wear many hats is they have or do various job.
I am supposed to wear many hats in my office. 

Rapper, singer, model and dancer, at just 22 years old, Lalisa Manoban wears many hats. (src from vogue.fr)

What are the odds?

Today the word I’ve met is What are the odds?

odds is a possibility which a thing will happen or not.
What are the odds of raining tomorrow? What is the probability it will rain tomorrow?

What are the odds? It is used at unbelievable situation.
He was hit by car twice a week. What are the odds?

 

Page Turner

Today the word I’ve met is a page turner.

A page turner is so interesting book that you can read it quickly. In other words, you can turn the pages quickly.

Demi Moore’s memoir isn’t exactly a page turner for everyone in Hollywood.

from https://www.eonline.com