›( alsospiral up/upward(s))if costs, prices, etc. spiral, they increase quickly: Costs spiral, and the patient is subjected to tests they don't need.Inflation began to spiral upward.spiral (from sth) to sthThe country's foreigndebt spiralled from $840 million to $2.6 billion.
Are you a glass-half-full person? (Everyday Idioms)
by Kate Woodford,
July 29, 2015
A reader of this blog recently asked for a post on idioms that are used in everyday English. This seemed like a reasonable request. After all, if you are going to make the effort to learn a set of English idioms, you want those idioms to be useful. The question, then, was
a robotic device which goes around the legs and part of the body of a person who cannot walk and allows them to move independently and in an upright position The device, known as an exoskeleton, is strapped to the outside of a person’s limbs and can then be controlled by them.