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実ビジ・ディクテーション:11/9:Meaningful Internships(3)

Garcia recommends that interns try to stand out through such efforts staying later than others. And Lyons urges finding a role model in yourthe office. Umemura asks how companies should select the most effectively utilized intenrs and Garcia says H and B chooses them as carefully as it does to regular staff It meansaiming to hire studnets with appropriate skills.Lyons adds H and B tries to link interns with other employees once they join the company.

Work later than everyone else:

In extreme cases, Garcia might recommend that interns burn the midnight oil. In other words, stay up very late working or studying. This expression refers to the oil that people used to burn in lamps a long time ago. For example, my son has anhis entrance exams next month so he is burning the midnight oil. Or I have to burn the midnight oil

to finish this repot on time.

Office role model:

A role model is someone whose behavior is imitated by others, who serves as an example on how to behave.

We also discibe people in things as a model of something.

In other words, an excellent example of it, who should be emulated in that regard.

A person could be a model of kindness.

A company could be a model of efficiency.

Get the most out of:

This means to acquire, achieve a maximum benefit or output from something.

I saw an article with the headline, how to get the most out of your fund raiser.

And It was advice about how to conduct fund raiser so it would collect the most money possible.

There is also the expression make the most of.

Which means use something to best advantage, get the most benefit out of it.

I use a lot of shelves to make the most of the limited space in my apartment. for example.

Compatible with:

Garcia's using compatible to mean matches, fits, it can also mean, able to exist harmoniously with something else.

Imagine Mr.A you know who is very serious and Mr.B who's always telling jokes.

They might not get along, because their personalities are not compatible. Thetheir personalities are incompatible.

We also use compatible regarding computers and other technologies to mean they can be used together.

For example, this old software isn't compatible with athe new operating system.

Stuff an envelope:

Here stuff is a verb, meaning fill, pack with something. It can also be a noun as in anthe idiom, know one's stuff.

And This refers to someone being very knowledgeable in a certain field, a certain area.

You might tell someone, oh go to this shop if you want a camera, the owner really knows his stuff, and can tell you just which model is best for you

Fend for oneself:

This means to take care of oneself, get by on one's own. There is also this expression fend off, which means to repel something or ward it off.

The company fended it off ora take over a bid for example, or the team fended it off a 9th inning rally by its opponent.

Hook someone up with:

This means to create a tie, an association between certain parties.

I needed a help recently filing my tax returns so I asked a firend and she hooked me up with a good accountant.