Ciao Peppa! Parents’ delight as next destination for Peppa Pig Land is announced – near Italy’s Lake Garda
・The new land is opening at Gardaland in sunny Italy later this year
・Attractions include Peppa’s Big Balloon Ride and you can visit Peppa Pig’s house
・The park is adjacent to stunning Lake Garda
Cambridge Dictionaryによると” very near, next to, or touching: “というふうに記載されていますね。
They work in adjacent buildings.
They lived in a house adjacent to the railway.
The site of the new building is adjacent to the park.
It’s the hit children’s television show that millions of youngsters all over the world love and adore – so they will be very excited to hear that Peppa Pig has a new dedicated theme park.
Though the news might make parents groan at first, the new Peppa Pig Land is based at Gardaland, which is based near beautiful Lake Garda in Italy.
The lake is the largest and one of the most popular of the famed Italian Lakes, so after children have had their fill of rides such as Peppa’s Big Balloon Ride and the Pirate Island Boat Ride, the family can relax in the sunshine by the water.
To adore (verb)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると” used for mentioning additional people or things that are also included or involved in something “というふうに記載されていますね。
I simply adore strawberry ice cream.
He adores going to parties.
She has one son and she adores him.
I absolutely adore chocolate.
Don’t you just adore lying in a hot bath?
Both girls adored their father.
I adore those shoes!
To groan (verb)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると” to make a long low sound, for example because you are in pain or unhappy “ と ” to speak about something in a way that shows you are unhappye “というふうに記載されていますね。
‘Oh no,’ he groaned when he saw who it was.
The other people in the queue were moaning and groaning.
She’s always moaning and groaning (= complaining a lot) about the weather.
He groaned with pain before losing consciousness.
Macmillan Dictionaryによると” known by many people for a particular quality or achievement “ と記載されていますね。
a restaurant famed for its seafood
It’s a city famed for its ski slopes and casinos.
the famed Chinese strategist Sun Tzu
have/get your fill of something (phrase)
Cambridge Dictionaryによると” to have or experience as much as you want of something: “ と記載されていますね。
I go to my mother’s house every week to get my fill of her home cooking.
When you have had your fill of art galleries, the city’s wonderful cafes await your attention.
Make sure you have your fill of cake—we made plenty for everyone!
“Would you like any more of this curry?” Mark: “No, thank you, I’ve had my fill.”
In the dedicated Peppa Pig-themed area of the park – which is set to open later this year – children can meet characters, and visit Peppa Pig’s house.
There’s also a Muddy Puddles splash area, as well as Grandpa Pig’s train ride.
The theme park chiefs said they wanted the park to be inspired by Peppa Pig’s favourite activities: ‘playing, dressing up, enjoying outdoor days and splashing about in muddy puddles’.
set to (phrasal verb)
Cambridge Dictionaryによると ” to start working or dealing with something in an energetic and determined way: “ と記載されていますね。
After the party we all set to and cleared everything up.
If we all set to, we should be able to finish the job in a week.
Cambridge Dictionaryによると ” covered by or containing mud (= wet, sticky earth): “ と記載されていますね。
Don’t bring those muddy boots inside!
Macmillan Dictionaryによると “a small pool of liquid on the ground, especially from rain “ と記載されていますね。
You have to step around the puddles in the street after a rain shower.
It may be easy for parents to give in to the children’s demands this time, as Lake Garda enjoys a lot of sunny, hot weather in the spring and summer months.
However if you don’t want to travel so far, the original Peppa Pig theme park is in the UK at Paultons Family Theme Park near Romsey.
Gardaland is owned by British-based Merlin Entertainments, which also owns Alton Towers and Thorpe Park.
The park is a stepping stone from the lake itself, though it doesn’t actually face the water.
The Peppa Pig area is one of several themed spaces at the large Gardaland Resort, which also includes hotels – including one with a Peppa Pig-themed room – restaurants and an aquarium.
Tickets cost €37.50 for an adult and €32.50 for children under the age of 10.
Celebrities such as Drew Barrymore, Tom Cruise, David and Victoria Beckham, and Bradley Cooper have all been known to visit Lake Garda on holiday.
give in to (phrasal verb)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると ” if you give in to something, you can no longer control the feeling of wanting it “ と記載されていますね。
She had to struggle not to give in to a desire to laugh.
The board of directors finally gave in to employees’ demands for annual pay increases.
John always gives in to his wife when it comes to financial decisions.
stepping stone (noun)
Cambridge Dictionaryによると ” an event or experience that helps you achieve something else: “ と記載されていますね。
I see this job just as a stepping stone to better things.
I hope this job will be a stepping stone to something better.
The job can be a stepping-stone to a career in publishing.
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）