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[report整理] Words and Their Stories 2016-05-22

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Now the English program words and their stories.
There are so many expressions in American sound pleasant but are not. base the music is a good example, when someone says they has to face the music it does not means they are going to a musical performance or concert. facing the music mean to accept the unpleasant result of an action. Americans often use the word face in this way. for example, I can't face another night of campion, it'c cold and rainy, or in life it isn't important to face your fears. face used this way is very common but now back to facing the music, imagining a friend asks you to take care of a beautiful red sports car, she gives you the keys and says thanks so much to watching the car while I'm away, but please do not drive it. it is a extremely fast car and you are not on the insurance. but you do not listen you want to show off to some friend and pretend the car is yours. so you drived it around town one night, as bad luck would happed, you lose control of the car and drived it into a stop sign, the damage is suvire. when your friendis return, you must tell her what you have done and face the music. the music here is the consequence or result of your actions, it could be losing her friendship or paying for a pair of sports car or both. what ever the music is, you must face it, most American note the expression face the music it is more than 150 years old, as with many expressions, its history is not clear, in 1851, the writer James F cooper recordedly explained face the music as a term, in a theater the orchestra often seats in front of the stage, so actors come on stage facing the musicians, many actors are very nervous, a condition called stage fright, they may want to run away, face to music came to mean accepting stage fright and not surrounding to it, word experts also say face the music may have come from the military, a soldier did some terrible could be forced  out of the cable horsey the army drummer would be play a slow sad beat, the soldier would be carried away see did the backwards of the horse and facing the music of the drum's, humiliating, there are other American expression that mean the same thing that face the music, to take your medician is to accept the results from something bad you have done and if someone says you made you bed now lying it that mean you create a bad situation and now you will experience the results, or as we say in spoken American English you must deal with it, pay the paper also means the same as face the music, but that expression has its own very interesting beginning, we will talk about it on another word's stories.
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