Umemura tells Garcia that a sophomore
that is inat an Ohio college has contacted him about a possible summer internship at H and B. He praises the student's work as a brand ambassador for the company. And Garcia confirms that H and B will accept the sophomores as interns if they are qualified.
Garcia also tells Umemura that H and B pays
to theits interns to bolster their self esteem and sense of being professional.
Receivean email from:
Umemura also could have said, I've just heard from one of the student ambassadors. That would be a broader term and included the possibility that Martha had called Umemura on the phone or contacted through social media.
Work as an intern:
Other variations on this include, do an internship or just intern, as a verb.
As in, Martha wants to know about the possibility of doing an internship here or
Martha wants to know about the possibility of interning here.
Know what one is doing:
This means having the knowledge necessary to perform a certain task, have the ability to fulfill the task. Choosing the right investment can be tricky so people hire financial advisers
because we hope they know what they are doing. They're well informed about the different options. you know how to minimize tax burdens etx. In contrast, I wouldn't try to fix a serious problem,
with my computer by myself. Because I wouldn't know what I was doing, and I would make things worse.
Be up to snuff:
This is a phrase of unknown origin and according to my idiom dictionary, it is not clear. Why up to snuff means at an acceptable level of quality. at an acceptable standard.
Someone studying a foreign language might say I can read pretty well but my listening is not up to snuff yet.
Garcia is using reinforce to mean strengthen by adding some kind of support, the recent job date reinforced the view that the economy is slowly recovering for example. There is also
athe noun, reinforcement. Which often refers to rewarding some action so thatthe person will do it again. For example, giving someone a bonus for exceeding their sales quota would be positive reinforcement.
This expression uses the image of an animal, shoving its hones into something. It means intrude, interfere and interrupt We all get annoyed, when someone butts in our private life don’t we?
Add one's two cents' worth:
We often use two cents’ worth to mean someone’s opinion on some subject, their thoughts.
And you can leave off the worth, just say ones two cents,
Imagine you join an online discussion about raising corporate taxes. You could write
To add my 2 cents on this issue I think raising tax is a bad idea because it will discourage company’s from investment, hiring more people