Para1 take the oath of office
= make an oath; swear an oath；swear in
The soon-to-be President practices the way he will take the oath of office.
Soldiers take an oath in front of a monument as a way to commemorate the 81st anniversary of the "Sept 18 Incident".
Obama was sworn-in as president in front of the largest crowd ever in Washington, D.C.
come into office / come to office
(= assume office / take office / hold office)
resign the office
An inaugural meeting or speech is the first meeting of a new organization or the first speech by the new leader of an organization or a country.
In his inaugural address, the president appealed for national unity.
inauguration ceremony / swearing-in ceremony
“Ask not what your country can do for you. Ask what you can do for your country, ” President Kennedy proclaimed at his inauguration in 1961.
Media reports say up to one million eight hundred thousand people attended the presidential inauguration Tuesday.
= use to the limit
You are taxing my patience.
to tax one's strength
to tax one's resources
Para 6 infuse
To infuse a quality into someone or something, or to infuse them with a quality, means to fill them with it.
to infuse new blood into…
to infuse someone with the new idea of democracy
to infuse somebody with courage
“bigger, higher, better than …”
=a place where things merge or flow together (especially rivers)
Pittsburgh is located at the confluence of the Alleghenyand Monongahela rivers.
Today, we have an unprecedented confluence of cultural norms requiring us to be much more intentional and explicit about what we mean by civility.
=(p.p.)unshaken in purpose
=(a.)resolutely courageous; brave, unfearing undaunted unfearing
Undaunted by his first setback , he decide to try once more .
Undaunted, he embarked on an American tour last November.
vt. dispirit, discourage
Don't be daunted by the amount of work still to be done.
Para13 on top of …
=in addition to
Those new debates came on top of earlier ones that arose in the 1990s.
To stay in business , Chrysler asked for $5 billion on top of its existing $4 billion loan.
On top of this is all the information from radars, satellites, radios and the monitoring of communications.
v.pose a threat to; present a danger to
Indeed, one of the results of this crisis is to imperil central bank independence, not just in the UK.
While China does not welcome the U.S. presence near its border, it wants stability on its western flank and believes an abrupt withdrawal of Washington's support for Pakistan could imperil that.
Para13 run up
=accumulate as a debt
His debts ran up over the years.
I've run up debts totaling more than ￡1,000.
Huge strides have been made in trying to re-regulate global finance.
We ought to regulate our daily life.
We must try our best to regulate our expenditure.
The temperature of the room should be regulate at all times.
- behavioral attributes; the way a person behaves toward other people
She is acutely aware of the discrepancy between her inner state and her public demeanor.
Such a healthy state also gives us a much more relaxed demeanor in dealing with other people .