British YouTube vlogger accuses Dublin hotel of bullying her after it refused her request to stay there for free and posted their scathing response saying she ‘lacked dignity’ online
To accuse (verb)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると” to say that someone has done something wrong or committed a crime “というふうに記載されていますね。
Her employers accused her of theft.
Are you accusing me of lying?
He was accused of failing to pay his taxes.
She accused me of lying.
Macmillan Dictionaryによると ” criticizing someone or something in a very strong way “というふうに記載されていますね。
He launched a scathing attack on the Prime Minister.
He was very scathing about the report, saying it was inaccurate.
Cambridge Dictionaryによると” calm, serious, and controlled behaviour that makes people respect you: “ と記載されていますね。
He is a man of dignity and calm determination.
She has a quiet dignity about her.
I think everyone should be able to die with dignity.
After the accident, I felt I’d lost my dignity.
・Elle Darby sent an email to the owner of the Charleville Lodge Hotel in Dublin
・The 22-year-old asked for a free stay in exchange for social media promotion
・Owner Paul Stenson poured scorn on the request and posted the email online
・Ms Darby responded with a YouTube video saying his actions led to her being bullied by online trolls
ask for (phrasal verb)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると” if you give someone something in exchange for something else, you give them something and they give you something else of a similar type or value “ と記載されていますね。
He’s always reluctant to ask for anyone’s help.
in exchange for (phrase)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると ” to do something that you promised or decided you would do, or that you believe you should do “ と記載されていますね。
They were given food and shelter in exchange for work.
Economic sanctions would be lifted in exchange for renewed cooperation.
pour scorn on sb/sth (adjective)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると ” to criticize someone or something severely and in a way that shows you think they deserve no respect “ と記載されていますね。
Critics of the president have been pouring scorn on the plan ever since it was first proposed.
Both candidates have poured scorn on the budget agreement.
lead to sth (phrasal verb)
Cambridge Dictionaryによると ” If an action or event leads to something, it causes that thing to happen or exist: “ と記載されていますね。
Reducing speed limits should lead to fewer deaths on the roads.
There is no doubt that stress can lead to physical illness.
The long hot summer has led to serious water shortages.
A popular YouTube vlogger has become embroiled in a row with a hotel owner after asking for a free stay in exchange for promotion on social media.
Elle Darby, 22, of Bath, Somerset, wrote to Paul Stenson, the owner of the White Moose Café and Charleville Lodge Hotel in Dublin.
She asked about a ‘possible collaboration’ involving free accommodation for her and her partner, who were planning to visit for an early Valentine’s Day weekend.
‘I would love to feature you in my Youtube videos/dedicated Instagram stories/posts to bring traffic to your hotel and recommend others to book up in return for free accommodation,’ she wrote.
But her note was greeted with disdain by Mr Stenson, who not only poured scorn on the request but also posted the exchange online – and has now banned bloggers from his hotel.
To embroil (verb)
Cambridge Dictionaryによると ” to cause someone to become involved in an argument or a difficult situation: “ と記載されていますね。
We must avoid becoming embroiled in another scandal.
She had no desire to embroil herself in lengthy lawsuits with the tabloid newspapers.
The United Nations was reluctant to get its forces embroiled in civil war.
Urban Dictionaryによると” a verbal fight “ というふうに記載されていますね。
Jack and Kelly had a row on the last episode of the Osbournes!
Macmillan Dictionaryによると” the process of attracting people’s attention to a product or event, for example by advertising “と記載されています。
a ban on the promotion of tobacco products
the budget for advertising and promotions
a sales promotion
There was a promotion in the supermarket and they were giving away free glasses of wine.
Cambridge Dictionaryによると” that might or might not happen: “ と記載されています。
It’s possible (that) Mira might turn up tonight.
“Do you think he’ll end up in prison?” “It’s very possible.”
That’s one possible solution to the problem.
Macmillan Dictionaryによると” spending all your time and effort on something “ と ” made or used for just one purpose “ という風に記載されています。
He was very hard-working and dedicated to his research.
a dedicated father/teacher
She‘s completely dedicated to her work.
a dedicated sports channel
Macmillan Dictionaryによると ” the activity of data and messages passing through an online communication system or the number of visits to a particular website: “ と記載されていますね。イギリスの言葉です。
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Twitter traffic web/website/site traffic
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book up (phrasal verb)
Free Dictionaryによると” to make a reservation (for); book “というふうに記載されていますね。
in return for (phrasal verb)
Cambridge Dictionaryによると” as an exchange for something: “ と記載されています。
What can we do in return for your kindness?
The farmer offered us food in return for our work.
To greet (verb)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると” to behave in a polite or friendly way towards someone when you meet them “ と記載されています。
The Prime Minister greeted him at the airport.
Bruce was warmly greeted by his colleagues.
The women greet each other with kisses on both cheeks.
Macmillan Dictionaryによると” the feeling that someone or something is not important and does not deserve any respect “ という風に記載されています。
The mayor’s disdain for his opponents was well known.
He regards the political process with disdain.
Macmillan Dictionaryによると” an angry conversation “ と記載されています。フォーマルな表現です。
Paul and Mark were having a heated exchange in the office.
There was a brief exchange between the two leaders.
To ban (verb)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると” to say officially that someone is not allowed to do something “ と記載されています。
She was banned from competing for two years after failing a drugs test.
She was banned from driving for two years.
He‘s been banned from driving for six months.
The bill would ban drivers from using hand-held phones.
Ms Darby, based in Bath, Somerset, had told him she had 87,000 YouTube subscribers and 76,000 Instagram followers, and ‘work as a social media influencer, mainly lifestyle, beauty & travel based.’
But in Mr Stenson’s reply, he told her she lacked ‘self-respect and dignity.’
‘Thank you for your email looking for free accommodation in return for exposure,’ he said.
‘It takes a lot of balls to send an email like that, if not much self-respect and dignity.
‘If I let you stay here in return for a feature in your video, who is going to pay the staff who look after you? Who is going to pay the housekeepers who clean your room?
Cambridge Dictionaryによると” someone who affects or changes the way that people behave: “ という風に記載されています。
Young people are increasingly influencers on their parents’ decisions.
For a new generation of journalists, bloggers, and online influencers, services such as Facebook and Twitter help them draw attention to their work.
An influencer motivates others to change.
An influencer makes things happen.
Macmillan Dictionaryによると” things that are written or said about a person, product, event etc that make them well known “ と記載されています。
His last movie got so much exposure in the press.
He gained wide exposure in both the print and sound media.
Both candidates are getting a lot of exposure in the press.
It takes a lot of balls to
ここでのballsはキン◯◯のことです。男らしくない友人に対して、have the balls 「男らしくしろ」「度胸をもて」という際にこのような表現を使います。It takesはIt takes time（時間がかかる）などと同じように「〜を必要とする」という意味ですね。
It takes a lot of balls to confront him like that.
It takes a lot of balls to say something like that to our strict mother.
You’re a pussy, you don’t even have the balls to ask for a girl’s number!
‘The waiters who serve you breakfast? The receptionist who checks you in? Who is going to pay for the light and heat you use during your stay? The laundering of your bed sheets? The water rates?
‘Maybe I should tell my staff they will be featured in your video in lieu of receiving payment for work carried out while you’re in residence?’
in lieu of は in stead of と同じ意味です。
The Facebook post was greeted with mixed reactions, with some accusing Mr Stenson of bullying. Others accused Ms Darby of being a ‘spoiled brat.’
Ms Darby responded by posting a video on her YouTube channel, with the title: ‘i was exposed (SO embarrassing)’.
To launder (verb)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると” to wash and iron clothes “ という風に記載されています。フォーマルな表現です。
freshly laundered sheets
The sweater should be laundered by hand or dry-cleaned.
in residence (phrase)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると” living somewhere “ という風に記載されています。
the guests who were in residence at the hotel
The Queen is in residence at the Palace this week.
That big building is the Governor’s official residence (= home).
spoiled brat (noun)
Urban Dictionaryによると” A kid who wants everything they see… and they cry and scream thir heads off until they get it. “ と記載されています。
Stop acting like a spoiled brat!
My cousin Jodie is the biggest brat I know.
She’s behaving like a spoilt brat.
My nephew is a little spoiled brat.
In the video, she claimed people over the age of 30 ‘had no idea how social media works these days’ and revealed she had received hundreds of messages of abuse.
‘I feel disgusting having to say this. As a 22-year-old girl, who’s running her own business from her home, I don’t feel like I did anything wrong,’ she said.
The emotional vlogger accused internet trolls of targeting her.
She added: ‘These were all 30 years plus people internet bullying a 22-year-old girl who is just trying to run her own business and raise awareness of what appeared to be a stunning Dublin hotel.’
what appeared to be はwhat it looks like と同じ意味です。
Cambridge Dictionaryによると” cruel, violent, or unfair treatment of someone: “ と記載されています。
She claimed to have been a victim of child abuse.
sexual/physical/mental abuse (= bad treatment)
This is clearly an abuse of power.
Ms Darby also claimed the response was hindering ‘the younger generation from doing what they enjoy’ and that she ‘cried my eyes out in my car alone’.
In a follow-up post on Facebook, the hotel announced that all bloggers are banned from the business.
Mr Stenson wrote: ‘I never thought we would be inundated with negative reviews for the simple reason that somebody was required to pay for goods received or services rendered.
‘The girl in question was never identified in my original post, but she herself went on to create a video explaining how she was ‘exposed’ with ‘malicious intent’ for asking for a freebie.
‘This kind of victimisation is very prevalent in the blogging industry, and is in keeping with their general modus operandi of wanting everything for nothing.
victimisation は 被害(名詞) ですね。
‘If any of you attempt to enter our premises from now on, you will be ejected.’
To hinder (verb)
Cambridge Dictionaryによると ” to stop someone or something from making progress or developing “ と記載されていますね。
Bad weather is hindering the search for survivors.
Her progress certainly hasn’t been hindered by her lack of experience.
I don’t know if these changes are going to help or hinder the team.
cry your eyes out (phrase)
Cambridge Dictionaryによると” to cry a lot: “ というふうに記載されていますね。
I was so upset that day, I cried my eyes out.
Lucy was upstairs crying her eyes out.
Cambridge Dictionaryによると” a further action connected with something that happened before: “と記載されています。
This meeting is a follow-up to the one we had last month.
I’ve got to go in for a follow-up to the dentist next week.
He’s currently working on a follow-up to his last novel.
To inundate (verb)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると” to send or provide much more of something than someone can easily deal with “ と記載されています。
We have been inundated with requests for help.
We’ve been inundated with calls from angry listeners.
After appearing on TV they were inundated with telephone calls for a week.
We were inundated with complaints when the show had to be canceled.
To require (verb)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると” to need someone or something “ という風に記載されています。
Working with these children requires a great deal of patience.
The cause of the accident is still unclear and requires further investigation.
Please call this number if you require any further information.
To render (verb)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると ” to provide a service, or to give help to someone or something “ と記載されていますね。フォーマルな表現です。
We are sincerely grateful to everyone who has rendered assistance to the victims of the earthquake.
He received payment for services rendered.
An employee is someone who renders his or her services in exchange for pay.
in question (phrase)
Cambridge Dictionaryによると” the person or thing that is being discussed: “というふうに記載されていますね。
The photograph in question was taken long before I met you.
go on to (phrasal verb)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると” to do something after doing something else“ と記載されています。
When you finish the first section of the test, go on to the next.
They eventually went on to win the championship.
Cambridge Dictionaryによると” intended to harm or upset other people: “ と記載されています。
Cambridge Dictionaryによると” something that is usually sold but that is given to you without your having to pay for it: “ という風に記載されています。
The journalists were all given a freebie lunch.
They’re giving out freebies of a new diet drink.
Macmillan Dictionaryによると” very common in a particular place or among a particular group “ と記載されています。フォーマルな表現です。
This negative attitude is surprisingly prevalent among young boys.
the prevalent diseases in Western society
These diseases are more prevalent among young children.
Trees are dying in areas where acid rain is most prevalent.
He was surprised by the prevalence of middle-aged women among the job seekers.
in keeping with (phrase)
Cambridge Dictionaryによると” suitable or not suitable for a particular situation: “ と記載されています。
In keeping with tradition, they always have turkey on Christmas Day.
The modern furniture was out of keeping with the old house.
modus operandi (noun)
Cambridge Dictionaryによると” a particular way of doing something “というふうに記載されていますね。
Macmillan Dictionaryによると” the buildings and land that a business or organization uses “ と記載されています。
The charity is hoping to move to new premises next year.
The company is relocating to new premises.
There is no smoking allowed anywhere on school premises.
The bread sold here is baked on the premises.
Banks and business premises were damaged by yesterday’s bomb.
from now on (phrase)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると” starting at a particular time and continuing to happen: “ と記載されています。
From now on the gates will be locked at midnight.
The new rules will apply to all members from now on.
From that moment on, I knew that I wanted to be a doctor.
To eject (verb)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると” to make someone leave a place, especially using physical force “ という風に記載されています。
A group of noisy protesters were ejected from the meeting.
A number of fans had been ejected from the bar for causing trouble.
It was difficult to eject squatters from the abandoned building.
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）