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Tuesday, January 14, 2014

to be in its infancy

E-cubed 365: to be in its infancy 

 "to be in its infancy": trong giai đoạn phôi thai, trong giai đoạn sơ khai, khởi đầu (để phát triển, để break even and get profits,...trong kinh doanh) - an infant /'ɪn.fənt/ (n) một đứa trẻ sơ sinh - infancy /'ɪn.fənt.si/ (n) tuổi ấu thơ - infantile /'ɪn.fən.taɪl/ (a) thuộc về trẻ con, như trẻ con, ấu trĩ 
- Từ đồng nghĩa:  childish /'tʃaɪl.dɪʃ/ , babyish, immature, undeveloped, dependent, unreasoning, unreasonable 

- Example:

How's your new company going?
Nicely. We're still in our infancy.
Have you broke even?
Not yet. Maybe in 6 months