Vладiмiр (1way_to_english) wrote,
Vладiмiр
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Steve Jobs explains two rules for success.




Passion is strong sexual feelings towards someone.
...my passion for a dark-haired, slender boy named James.
...the expression of love and passion.
Passion is a very strong feeling about something or a strong belief in something.
He spoke with great passion.
If you have a passion for something, you have a very strong interest in it and like it very much.
She had a passion for gardening...

If you give up something, you stop doing it or having it.
Coastguards had given up all hope of finding the two divers alive.
...smokers who give up before 30.
If you give up, you decide that you cannot do something and stop trying to do it.
After a fruitless morning sitting at his desk he had given up.

A tough person is strong and determined, and can tolerate difficulty or suffering.
He built up a reputation as a tough businessman...
She is tough and ambitious.

If you quit an activity or quit doing something, you stop doing it. (mainly AM)
A nicotine spray can help smokers quit the habit without putting on weight...
I was trying to quit smoking at the time. = give up

If you put up with something, you tolerate or accept it, even though you find it unpleasant or unsatisfactory.
They had put up with behaviour from their son which they would not have tolerated from anyone else.

If you hire someone, you employ them or pay them to do a particular job for you.
Sixteen of the contestants have hired lawyers and are suing the organisers...
The rest of the staff have been hired on short-term contracts...

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