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Mainlanders quit HK for greener pastures

by Elaine Yau

SCMP, page A1 & A3 March 22, 2010


1. Mainlanders quit HK for greener pastures
- a better place -

2. mainland students also seem to leave in droves
- large groups -

3. attribute the exodus to a culture clash, a dismal economy
- bleak, bad -

4. local companies were reluctant to employ mainland graduates for administrative reasons
- unwilling -

5. many bosses baulk at the extra administrative work
- are unhappy with -

6. They blamed the overtime work culture and indifferent local colleagues for their disenchantment
- disappointment -

7. They have to grin and bear it for the sake of residency
- smile and accept, put up with -

8. The much-touted quality migrant admission scheme has managed to keep here...
- publicised-

9. many mainland professionals treat a work stint in Hong Kong as a springboard to better future work on the mainland or overseas
- assignment -
- a spingboard is a flexible board that helps you jumb higher, so a springboard is something that makes achieving something easier -

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