Grandmother, 76, walks 15 MILES a day pushing her disabled grandson to school… and she‘s done that for four years come rain or shine
come rain or shine (phrase)
Cambridge Dictionaryによると” whatever happens: “というふうに記載されていますね。
She runs six miles every morning, rain or shine.
Come rain or shine, I’ll see you on Thursday.
・Shi Yuying makes four return trips a day between home and school in China
・The grandma sends the boy to his class then takes him home on a wheelchair
・She is the sole care of the nine-year-old whose father works in another city
・The determined woman said: ‘As long as I have strength, I will carry on’
Macmillan Dictionaryによると ” an occasion when you go somewhere and come back again “というふうに記載されていますね。
I make about 20 business trips a year.
I thought we might hire a motorboat and take a trip round/around the bay.
Macmillan Dictionaryによると ” not willing to let anything prevent you from doing what you have decided to do “というふうに記載されていますね。
a strong, determined woman
I was determined to make it as a jazz musician.
I‘m determined to get this piece of work done today.
She will get the job she wants – she’s a very determined person.
I’m determined to finish this book today.
A elderly woman in China has to walk 24 kilometres (15 miles) a day in order to take his disabled grandson to school.
Shi Yuying, 76, makes four return trips a day pushing Jiang Haowen, nine, to school and back in the rural Guangxi Province in southern China, according to Huanqiu.com, an affiliation of People’s Daily.
The strong-willed grandmother, who is the boy’s sole carer, said to a local reporter: ‘As long as I have strength, I will carry on [pushing him].’
Cambridge Dictionaryによると” a connection with a political party or religion, or with a larger organization: “ と記載されていますね。
The group has affiliations with several organizations abroad.
Membership is open to anyone, regardless of religious affiliation.
Macmillan Dictionaryによると” determined to do something that you want to do, even if others do not want you to do it “ と記載されていますね。
She‘s very strong-willed and if she’s decided to drop out of school, nothing will stop her.
a strong-willed woman
Haowen suffers from cerebral palsy, a brain condition that affect movement and coordination. He cannot walk on his own and needs full-time care.
Haowen’s parents divorced when he was four years old.
His father is now working in another city so he could support the family, and his mother has remarried, according to the Huanqiu report quoting Netease.
Ms Shi and Haowen live in the Daizhuyuan Village, Huangguan Town in Guangxi Province’s Guanyang County.
The determined pensioner first used a bike to push Haowen.
Last July the local authority provided the family with a wheelchair as poverty relief.
Since then the elderly villager has been using the wheel chair for the school run.
The woman has been doing the school run for four years, come rain or shine.
Ms Shi told Pear Video that Haowen diagnosed with cerebral palsy when he was about two years old. The boy’s parents took him to see the doctor because he hadn’t been able to walk.
Afterwards, Haowen took him to seek medical attention in nearby cities, such as Nanjing and Liuzhou, but the treatment didn’t bring much change.
What’s more? The family ran into huge debts due to medical bills.
Ms Shi told Pear that she has to take Haowen to school four times a day: once in the morning and once in the afternoon. She also needs to walk from home to his school to collect him twice: once at noon and once in the evening.
Cambridge Dictionaryによると ” person who receives a pension, especially the government pension given to old people: “ と記載されていますね。
Students and pensioners are entitled to a discount.
Macmillan Dictionaryによると ” food, clothes, and money given to people who are in urgent need of help, for example because of a war or other bad situation “ と記載されていますね。
an international relief operation
Musicians have raised millions of dollars for famine relief in Africa.
a shipment of relief supplies bound for the Sudan
Macmillan Dictionaryによると ” a journey that a train, ship etc does regularly “ と記載されていますね。
A shuttle bus makes the run from the station to the airport.
I’m doing the school run this morning.
To diagnose (verb)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると ” to find out what physical or mental problem someone has by examining them “ と記載されていますね。
When Eva was first diagnosed with cancer she was twenty.
He was diagnosed with cancer that year.
She was diagnosed with/as having diabetes.
ここでのattentionはCambridge Dictionaryによると” special care or treatment: “ というふうに記載されていますね。
If symptoms persist, seek medical attention.
As the sixth of ten children, he never received much attention.
what’s more (phrase)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると” used for introducing an additional statement that supports what you have already said “と記載されています。
Chrysanthemums are such beautiful flowers, and what’s more they are very easy to grow.
The decorations were beautiful and, what’s more, the kids made them themselves.
run into (phrasal verb)
Cambridge Dictionaryによると” If you run into problems, you begin to experience them: “ と記載されています。
We ran into bad weather/debt/trouble.
Our project ran into difficulties when we lost a sponsor.
Haowen’s school is located about three kilometres (1.86 miles) from his home. This means Ms Shi would have to walk a total of 24 kilometres a day.
However, Ms Shi said she was happy to take on the task. She also said though Haowen couldn’t move freely, he is a smart child.
Ms Shi said the boy is particularly good at maths and has excellent memories.
Apart from doing the school run, Ms Shi also looks after all aspects of Haowen’s life.
She said she was looking for a good school for disabled child, hoping she could send Haowen there one day.
take on (phrasal verb)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると” to accept some work or responsibility “ という風に記載されています。
I can’t take on any more work at the moment.
She has taken on far too much work.
You can’t take on responsibility for the whole event.
apart from (phrase)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると “except for someone or something “ と ” in addition to someone or something “ と記載されていますね。
Apart from the low salary, it’s not a bad job.
Apart from you and me/You and me apart, I don’t think there was anyone there under 30.
Apart from providing humanitarian aid, the UN is also supposed to enforce agreements.
最後に、内容が理解でき、新しい単語も知ることができたら、必ずCambridge Dictionaryか、Macmillan Dictionaryで例文を読むようにしてください。そして一番シンプルで、自分が日常使いしときやすそうなもをノートやスマホに書き溜めておいてください。そしてこれを移動中の時などに声に出して覚えることが本当に大事です！（電車では難しいので、僕はよく歩きますw）