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Li Yundi
world-renowned
adjective
famous: well known or famous, especially for a skill or expertise
world-renowned concert pianist Li Yundi conducted his first class in Hong Kong yesterday.
Li Yundi
last for
vti
continue for
Li's first master class in the city lasted for two hours.
Li Yundi
prodigy
noun
1. somebody with exceptional talent: somebody who shows an exceptional talent at an early age
2. something marvelous: something very impressive or amazing
The 24-year-old prodigy has been appointed a visiting fellow 到访院士of the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts.
Li Yundi
Quality Migrant admission Scheme
输入优才计划
Li became a Hong Kong citizen in January under the Quality Migrant Admission Scheme.
Li Yundi
whereas
while on the other hand
When you taech, you listen to students' performances and give your own opinion to the students, whereas performing is more about your own feelings.
Party Drug
Ketamine
K 仔
The party drug ketamine has been around for 40 years, but no one really knows the full extent of the health risks associated with taking it.
Party drug
dysfunction
noun
1. failure to perform its function properly: a disturbance in the usual pattern of activity or behavior
a characteristic dysfunction of petty officialdom

2. failure to function normally: an irregularity in the functioning of an organ or other part or system of the body
Two of the side effects of taking Ketamine are bladder and kidney dysfunction.
Party drug
fashionable
adjective
1. currently popular: following a style that is currently popular
fashionable ideas

2. trendy: popular with rich, famous, or otherwise glamorous people
a fashionable nightspot
Ketamine is fashionable with some party and disco-goers, particularly the young, but there is no getting around the fact that it is harmful.
Party drug
get around
vi
become known: to become widely known
If news of this gets around, I may have to change my plans.
but there is no getting around the fact that Ketamine is harmful
fatal crash
charred body
vti
blacken by burning: to blacken something or become blackened by burning or scorching
The charred body of a businessman was found in a burnt-out Ferrari in Lok Ma Chau after the car ploughed into a ditch.
fatal crash
plough
vti
cut through something: to cut or force a way through something
I plowed my way through the crowd.
The charred body of a businessman was found in a burnt-out Ferrari in Lok Ma Chau after the car ploughed into a ditch.