formulanoun

  • ja式、公式
  • enany fixed or conventional method for doing something or arriving at a conclusion, often used in mathematics

Examples

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What's this on your Etch-A-Sketch?
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Oh, those are some advanced mathematical formulas I've just been tinkering with.
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You're kidding.
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I do that, too!
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Dr. Yah-Yah?
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We'd like to talk to you about getting some ecstasy.
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What do you know about ecstasy?
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Only that you created it.
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I'm trying to create it, me and my roommate, Dave.
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We're very close to cracking the formula.
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We have the MDM, but we're missing something.
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You all wanna know the secret formula for getting in.
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Don't you check 99.9% of your applicants?
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There you go.
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Yeah, it's amazing.
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And also it's so hard, as you see in the movie, for the parents to deal with this.
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'Cause you're trying to be supportive, trying to be there.
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- And then at some point, you have to have tough love. - Yeah.
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Yeah, exactly.
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And draw a line.
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And there's no exact formula on how to beat this kinda thing.
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And it's devastating as a family member, as a parent, to see a loved one spin out.
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Many popular books and movies follow this ancient formula pretty closely.
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But let's see how well 'The Hunger Games' fits the hero's journey template.
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When does Katniss Everdeen hear her call to adventure that gets the story moving?
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When her sister's name is called from the lottery.
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Some people think that there's a TED Talk formula:
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"Give a talk on a round, red rug."
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"Share a childhood story."
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"Divulge a personal secret."
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"End with an inspiring call to action."
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No.
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That's not how to think of a TED Talk.
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In fact, if you overuse those devices,
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you're just going to come across as clichéd or emotionally manipulative.