September 7, 2006

dust off

Posted in Idioms at 11:45 am by Feng

dust off — Restore to use. This usage alludes to cleaning and thereby renewing some object. [dict]

Steven Hawking, the renowned astrophysicist, is looking for a graduate student to assist his work. To many his admirers, this is, perhaps, the most tempting job opportunity . “Dust off your CVs”, urged by a guy who spread this news.

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