Vocabulary from us democracy has little to teach China


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Vocabulary from US democracy has little to teach China

  1. to see/ suffer a (dramatic) reversal of fortune in

  2. on the eve of

  3. the dotcom bubble (puncture a bubble)

  4. to hold high ground (A position of superiority over others, especially competitors or opponents)

  5. to emulate sb/smth

  6. to sweep the world

  7. to fritter away (a capital)

  8. in (remarkably) short order

  9. to launch/ prevent military invasion of

  10. to tarnish image/reputation

  11. put paid to smth (to bring something to an end)

  12. to be on a roll (to be having a lot of success or good luck)

  13. to see sth as/ to find a vindication of

  14. to be (back) in vogue

  15. sui generis (Being the only example of its kind; unique)

  16. to be up for (export) (available for a particular process)

  17. to weather a financial crisis

  18. to administer smth (a massive stimulus)

  19. to give way to smth

  20. to verge on contempt/ to be on the verge/brink of smth

  21. to go in the right direction

  22. a counterpart

  23. to put smth into place

  24. to feed the industrial base

  25. to be a subject to smth

  26. blockage

  27. law-governed democracy

  28. have recourse to smrh (the use of something so that you can get what you want or need in a difficult situation)

  29. to lump (to put people or things into the same group, although they do not really belong together)

  30. to be limited by a rule of law

  31. to stay on top of smth

  32. to shift policy in nresponse to smth

  33. to feel/ apply (some) degree/ lack of accountability towards

  34. to respond to/ to cause outrage at/over/from/against

  35. to generate employment/income/interest

  36. egregious cases of corruption

  37. party cadres

  38. to institutionalize smth (to give something a formal or official structure)

  39. To overreact to smth (wf)

  40. To gauge election /free media (effectiveness, impact, progress)

  41. To calibrate a sensible working relations with (between/to)

  42. To escalate a conflict over (between/with)

  43. The detention of sb

  44. Popular/public/anti-American/nationalistic sentiment (an opinion or feeling you have about something)

  45. To undergo a democratic transition (a change/treatment)

  46. To become a strategic and political threat (from/of/to)

  47. To cater to the interests of smb

  48. The emerging middle class

  49. To build on one’s fear of populism

  50. To be little support for genuine multi-party democracy

  51. The establishment

  52. To lead to violent conflict between

  53. pervasive (to work with someone secretly, especially in order to do something dishonest or illegal)

  54. To share in the country’s growth (in/of)

  55. To be ruthlessly exploited

  56. To exacerbate existing inequality (in/of/between)

  57. To collude with smb (in )

  58. To take land away from smth

  59. Hapless peasants

  60. Pent-up anger

  61. To contribute to (towards) a pent-up anger (at)

  62. To explode in (into/with) many thousands of acts of protests (against/from) (to explode the myth)

  63. To deal with (between) a problem of smth

  64. To improve responsiveness on the part of smth

  65. Hierarchy - a system of organization in which people or things are divided into levels of importance; the most important and powerful members of an organization

  66. To create high-quality centralized government

  67. To shift social spending to (from/towards) the neglected interior

  68. To boost consumption of smth

  69. To stave off a social explosion

  70. A top-down system of accountability

  71. An economicdownturn

  72. To face unsolvable problems (of/with)

  73. To come about through a bottom-up process

  74. To be in the face of a major economic downturn

  75. The system’s fragile legitimacy

  76. To be openly challenged (from/to)

  77. To be the most evident in times of adversity (about democracy’s strengths)

  78. To prevail (in/among) democratic, market-oriented model

  79. To own up to smb’s mistakes and misconceptions

  80. To be militarized and unilateral (about smb’s foreign policy)

  81. To generate a self-defeating anti-Americanism

  82. To outlive smb’s initial success

  83. To produce only budget deficit, thoughtless tax-cutting and inadequate financial regulation

  84. to be to some extent acknowledged and addressed

  85. to adapt quickly (smth to do smth/smth for smb)

  86. to make difficult decisions and implementing them effectively

  87. to pride yourself on constitutional checks and balances

  88. To be based on a political culture

  89. To distrust centralized government

  90. To ensure individual liberty and a vibrant private sector

  91. To become polarized and ideologically rigid (with)

  92. To show a little appetite for doing smth

  93. To deal with the long-term fiscal challenges smth

  94. To have an inherent legitimacy

  95. To be divided against yourself (about government)

  96. To erect a model of smth

  97. To symbolize smb’s aspirations (of/for)

  98. To address smb’s problems in the present

  99. To put smth into practice

  100. To undermine political stability

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