2014年12月27日 星期六

niqab, jazz something up



Covering a woman’s face is said by some devout Muslims to protect her virtue. But the full veil has long lent itself to other purposes. Some countries have restricted the niqab as a symbol of the repression of women. But full veiling can be a means of getting around conservative social conventions. Saudi women recount how they use the niqab to meet boyfriends or lovers incognito http://econ.st/1zyBSXL
The full veil can be used for good, bad—and saucy.
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In China, Father Christmas is better known to most than Jesus, and Christmas never really ends http://econ.st/1AoEnKs

Jazzing it up CITIES across China blink with fairy lights, fancy hotels flaunt trees and tinsel, and glossy magazine covers display festive recipes and table...
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jazz something up

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Make something more interestinglively, or exciting:jazz up an all-white kitchen with red tiles


niqab
Pronunciation: /nɪˈkɑːb    /
Definition of niqab in English:
NOUN

A veil worn by some Muslim women in public, covering all of the face apart from the eyes.
EXAMPLE SENTENCES
Origin

Arabic niqāb.


  • Caroline's Beauty Salon will also be on hand offering make-up tips for all you glamour gals looking to jazz it up for the festive season, while Richard Hannigan will be giving advise on all the latest trends in hair design.
  • He believes bank branches can be jazzed up and transformed into places customers feel they genuinely want to visit.
  • Director Lee Tamahori tries to jazz things up with some flashy editing but can't disguise the fact that the 40-year-old formula is beginning to wear a little thin.

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