Grieving bandmates carry the coffin of South Korean K-Pop star as weeping fans look on after the singer killed himself because of his loneliness and depression
Cambridge Dictionaryによると” feeling very sad because someone has died: “というふうに記載されていますね。
To grieve (verb)
Cambridge Dictionaryによると” to feel or express great sadness, especially when someone dies: “というふうに記載されていますね。
I never had time to grieve properly.
They were grieving the death of their father.
He’s still grieving for his wife.
Millions of people are grieving over his death.
To weep (verb)
Cambridge Dictionaryによると ” to cry tears: “というふうに記載されていますね。
People in the street wept with joy when peace was announced.
He wept tears of rage/joy when he heard the news.
She wept buckets (= cried a lot) when Paul left.
She began to weep tears of joy.
He almost felt like weeping with frustration.
She needed to weep for the loss of her husband.
look on (phrasal verb)
Cambridge Dictionaryによると” to watch something happen but not become involved in it: “と記載されていますね。
A large crowd looked on as the band played.
Phil looked on in disbelief as Maggie got up on the table and started to dance.
・Former singer in popular K-Pop band SHINee, Kim Jong-Hyun, 27, took his own life this week
・His bandmates and other K-pop stars carried his coffin from Seoul hospital to his funeral
・Weeping fans lined the street outside the hospital where his body has been kept
To line (verb)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると” to form rows along the sides of something “ と記載されていますね。
Crowds lined the streets to watch the parade.
Thousands of people lined the streets to watch the presidential procession pass by.
Police lined the route of the demonstration.
Six of K-pop’s biggest stars carried the coffin of fellow singer Kim Jong-Hyun, who took his own life this week, as weeping fans lined the street.
Kim, former lead singer of K-Pop band SHINee, was found unconscious in an flat in the upscale Gangnam district in Seoul earlier this week, and later died in hospital.
The 27-year-old left behind a suicide note where he spoke of being ‘engulfed’ and ‘broken inside’ from depression.
Cambridge Dictionaryによると ” Upscale goods and products are of very high quality and intended to be bought by people who are quite rich: “ と記載されていますね。
an upscale brand name
The old hotel has gone upscale in recent years.
an upscale residential neighborhood
an upscale restaurant
left behind (phrasal verb)
Macmillan Dictionaryの４つ目の意味によると ” to not take someone or something with you when you go somewhere “ と記載されていますね。
He had to leave his family behind in Chile.
We left in a hurry and I must have left my keys behind.
He was forced to leave the country, leaving behind his wife and children.
To speak (verb)
Cambridge Dictionaryによると” to say words, to use the voice, or to have a conversation with someone:“というふうに記載されていますね。
She spoke of her sadness over her father’s death.
People spoke of their fear as the flood waters rose.
broken inside (noun)
Urban Dictionaryによると” The feeling you feel when you don’t feel. When you’ve given up on all love, hope and faith and you know there’s not a way to get over it. You feel that there is actually nothing left in you. “ と記載されています。
‘Hey what’s wrong ? You haven’t left your bed all day.’ ‘I don’t know, I just feel broken inside ever since that accident.’
Kim’s body was taken to his funeral from the Asan Medical Centre in Seoul where it had been lying at rest.
The procession was led by one of Kim’s bandmates from SHINee, bearing a plaque topped by a crucifix and reading ‘Kim Jong-Hyun, believer’, followed by his sister carrying a picture of Kim.
The coffin was carried by the three other SHINee members and three from Super Junior, another boyband managed by the same agency, SM Entertainment, which dominates the industry.
Dozens of prominent K-pop stars were present, including Girls’ Generation, EXO and Red Velvet, bowing their heads and praying, while people at the back sang Christian hymns.
Fans, who have been coming in droves to the Asan Medical Centre for the past few days lined the streets outside.
at rest (phrase)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると” not moving “ と ” an expression meaning ‘dead’, used in situations where the word ‘dead’ might upset someone “ と記載されています。
Your father was a very troubled man, but he’s at rest now.
Macmillan Dictionaryによると” a line of people or vehicles moving in a slow and formal way as part of an event “ という風に記載されています。
a wedding/funeral procession
The festival will open with a procession led by the mayor.
The anniversary was marked in 1689 with a huge procession through London.
About 10,000 women, carrying pots of milk on their heads, walked in procession from one temple to another.
To bear (verb)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると” to carry or take someone or something somewhere “ という風に記載されています。文学的な表現です。
The stone plaque bearing his name was smashed to pieces.
a coffin bearing the remains of an old man
Thank you for your advice – I’ll bear it in mind (= I will remember and consider it).
Cambridge Dictionaryによると” a flat piece of metal, stone, wood, or plastic with writing on it that is attached to a wall, door, or other object: “というふうに記載されていますね。
There was a brass plaque outside the door listing the various dentists’ names.
The First Lady unveiled a commemorative plaque.
Cambridge Dictionaryによると” very well known and important: “ と記載されています。
Cambridge Dictionaryによると” a song of praise that Christians sing to God: “ と記載されています。
a hymn book
Macmillan Dictionaryによると” large numbers of people “ という風に記載されています。
People came in droves to see the show.
Local reporters arrived in droves.
Mostly made up of teenage girls, the crowds were seen crying as the coffin was carried out and taken away.
The funeral itself was a a private ceremony at an undisclosed location.
But Kim, 27, was found unconscious in a hotel room in Seoul on Monday and was later pronounced dead at hospital.
Kim’s close friend, musician Nine9, released his suicide note on her Instagram account, saying he had asked her to publish the message in the event of his death.
Kim’s suicide note was published on Instagram by his close friend, musician Nain9, who said that she had been asked to publish the message in the event of his death.
‘I am broken from inside. The depression that gnawed on me slowly has finally engulfed me entirely,’ it said, adding he ‘couldn’t defeat it anymore’.
‘I was so alone. The act of ending is difficult. I’ve lived until now because of that difficulty.’
‘Please tell me I did a good job,’ he implored, ending the note with: ‘You’ve worked hard. You‘ve really gone through a lot. Goodbye.’
Seoul police said it seemed ‘certain’ that Kim’s death was a suicide, adding they planned to close the case without an autopsy as requested by his family.
Macmillan Dictionaryによると” not reported publicly “ と記載されています。
The meeting is taking place at an undisclosed location.
The Rembrandt painting was sold at auction for an undisclosed amount.
The company was sold for an undisclosed sum.
To gnaw (verb)
Cambridge Dictionaryによると” to bite or chew something repeatedly, usually making a hole in it or gradually destroying it: “ という風に記載されています。
Babies like to gnaw hard objects when they’re teething.
A dog lay under the table, gnawing on a bone.
David gnawed his lip, obviously worried.
A rat had gnawed through the cable.
To defeat (verb)
Cambridge Dictionaryによると” to win against someone in a fight, war, or competition: “ と ” to cause someone or something to fail: “ と記載されています。
Bilbao defeated Salamanca by 2–1.
They defeated the Italian team and reached the final.
Bill Clinton defeated George Bush for the presidency in 1992.
The test completely defeated me.
new locks that will defeat most thieves
To implore (verb)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると” to ask someone to do something, in a very emotional way, because you want it very much “ という風に記載されています。
‘Don’t leave me!’ she implored.
She implored him not to leave her.
She implored her parents not to send her away to school.
Macmillan Dictionaryによると” a medical examination of a dead person’s body to find out why they died “ と記載されています。
They carried out/performed an autopsy.
The body arrived for autopsy at the Dallas hospital.
Police said they were awaiting the results of an autopsy.
Authorities were alerted by his sister, after he sent her text messages reading: ‘This is my last farewell’ and ‘Please let me go and say I did a good job.’
Kim was part of the five-member K-Pop boyband SHINee that had become one of the country’s most popular in recent years.
They released their debut album, The Shinee World, in 2008, and went on to release another four – with some of them reaching Number 1 on the US Billboard World Albums chart.
The group has won a number of awards for their spectacular dance routines and a Japanese-language version of one of their hits, Replay, sold more than 100,000 copies in that country.
Kim was seen as a model K-pop celebrity, who boasted flawless singing and dancing skills and rarely made headlines with the romantic relationships, drink-driving or drug use that derailed the careers of many other artists.
He released his first solo album in 2015, topping the Billboard World Albums chart, and performed at solo concerts in Seoul only last week.
K-pop stars undergo cut-throat competition and gruelling years-long training at the hands of their agents, who dictate everything from music style to diet and even mobile phone use.
Many are also pressed to maintain a squeaky-clean and wholesome image at all times.
Macmillan Dictionaryによると” an organization or institution that controls something, often a public service“ という風に記載されています。
She took her complaint to the local health authority.
The rules are set by the passenger transport authority.
go on (phrasal verb)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると” to do something after doing something else “ と ” to continue happening or doing something as before “ 記載されています。
When you finish the first section of the test, go on to the next.
They eventually went on to win the championship.
She admitted her company’s responsibility for the disaster and went on to explain how compensation would be paid to the victims.
The meeting went on a lot longer than I expected.
We can’t go on like this any more. Things have got to change.
She can’t go on pretending that everything is fine when it clearly isn’t.
To boast (verb)
Cambridge Dictionaryによると” to speak too proudly or happily about what you have done or what you own: “ という風に記載されています。
He didn’t talk about his exam results in case people thought he was boasting.
Parents enjoy boasting about their children’s achievements.
He’s always boasting of his great sporting achievements.
make/hit/grab the headlines (phrase)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると” to become famous by being reported in the news “ という風に記載されています。
a gift voucher
She has a voucher for a free swim.
To derail (verb)
Cambridge Dictionaryによると” to prevent a plan or process from succeeding: “ と記載されています。
Disagreements between the two parties have derailed peace talks.
Renewed fighting threatens to derail the peace talks.
To top (verb)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると” to be in the most important or popular position in a series of things “ という風に記載されています。
The book is now topping bestseller lists all over the world.
The song topped the charts (= sold the largest number of recordings) for five weeks.
Cambridge Dictionaryによると” competing in a strong and unfair way, without considering any harm caused to others: “ と記載されています。
a cut-throat business/market/world
Scrapping of price fixing legislation led to a cut-throat battle for supermarket customers.
Many firms have fallen victim to cut-throat competition.
Macmillan Dictionaryによると” very difficult and involving a lot of continuous effort “ という風に記載されています。
a gruelling twelve mile race
the President’s gruelling schedule
Junior doctors often have to work a gruelling 100-hour week.
He eventually won the match after five gruelling sets.
at the hands of (phrase)
Cambridge Dictionaryによると” If you suffer at the hands of someone, they hurt you or treat you badly: “ という風に記載されています。
How many people have died at the hands of terrorist organizations?
They suffered defeat at the hands of the French.
To dictate (verb)
Cambridge Dictionaryによると” to give orders, or tell someone exactly what they must do, with total authority: “ と記載されています。
Macmillan Dictionaryによると” in a difficult situation because you do not have enough time, money, or other things that you need “ という風に記載されています。
I’m a little pressed for time – could we meet later?
She said she could teach the French class if we were really pressed.
There is no possibility of salary increases, especially when the company is pressed for cash.
squeaky clean (adjective)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると” always behaving in a completely moral and honest way “ と記載されています。
He has lost his squeaky clean image.
Journalists have been trying to discover if the senator really is as squeaky-clean as he claims to be.
Macmillan Dictionaryによると” considered to have a good influence on people, for example because it does not involve sex or drugs “ という風に記載されています。
This movie is wholesome family entertainment.
The party are hoping her wholesome image will appeal to voters.
He looks like a nice, wholesome young man.
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