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22:38 Oct 1, 2004
English to Chinese translations [PRO] Tech/Engineering - Computers: Systems, Networks
English term or phrase:has taken on a life of its own
“You begin with the idea that [SOA] is bigger than a bread box. In other words, it’s just a framework,” Underwood says. Although SOA “has taken on a life of its own because of Web services” standards, Underwood believes a significant gap remains between Web services’ potential and its current capabilities.
独立自由了;发展到没想到的地方;come to life (like Frankestein's monster)
Explanation: has taken on a life of its own = has begun to have a life of its own
take on = to begin to have a particular quality eg Her voice took on a troubled tone. (Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary)
... their scores are often given enormous weight. a single iq measurement can take on
a life of its own if teachers and parents see it as definitive. it became a major
issue in the 70s, when court cases were launched to stop anyone from making ... www.audiy.com/ielts4/ieltsb84.htm - 15k - Cached - Similar pages
Life Sciences Institute to take on life of its own
... Life Sciences Institute to take on life of its own. Nearly completed, facilities
are expected to be self-sustaining in future. Thursday, August 28, 2003. ... www.mlive.com/aanews/special/medition/ index.ssf?/aanews/special/medition/life4.html - 25k - Cached - Similar pages
NPS AEP: Common Ground Online
... Archeologists typically do a double-take when they hear about our program. ... building
momentum, and—within the last few years—taking on a life of its own. ... www.cr.nps.gov/aad/cg/Vol3_num1/life.htm - 42k - Cached - Similar pages
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