Paris zoo is evacuated after 52 baboons escape their enclosure
To evacuate (verb)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると” to leave a building or other place because it is not safe“というふうに記載されていますね。
If the alarm sounds, all students should evacuate immediately.
We were all evacuated because of a bomb scare.
Over 10,000 refugees have now been evacuated to neighbouring countries.
A thousand people were evacuated from their homes following the floods.
Residents were ordered to evacuate the area before the hurricane made landfall.
Cambridge Dictionaryによると” an area surrounded by fences or walls: “というふうに記載されていますね。
an enclosure for the horses
The dogs are in a fenced enclosure in the backyard.
・Fifty-two of the primates got out of Paris’s main zoo today, forcing it to be closed
・Worker at the attraction in the Vincennes area spotted the breakout this morning
・Since the initial escape, most of the primates have been caught – except for four
Macmillan Dictionaryによると” an animal belonging to the same group as humans, which includes monkeys and apes “というふうに記載されていますね。
Macmillan Dictionaryによると” an occasion when prisoners escape from a prison “ と記載されていますね。
There has been a mass breakout from one of Germany’s top security jails.
The biggest zoo in Paris went into lockdown today after around 52 ‘large and potentially very aggressive baboons’ escaped from their enclosures.
All were seen running amok in the French capital’s Zoological Park, in the Vincennes woods, soon after midday, but it is thought just four remain on the loose after 48 of them were recaptured.
‘It’s not known how they got out, but everything is being done to try and get them under control,’ said a source at the zoo, which opened in 1934.
‘The whole area has been shut down, with only trained professionals involved in the security operation.
go into (phrasal verb)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると” to change to a different movement, state, or condition, usually a worse one “ と記載されていますね。
Her car went into a dangerous spin.
Fur sales went into a steep decline last month.
One of the victims went into a coma and died.
Cambridge Dictionaryによると ” a situation in which people are not allowed to enter or leave a building or area freely because of an emergency: “ と記載されていますね。
The school has been placed on lockdown this morning while authorities investigate a bomb threat.
Authorities lifted the lockdown after searching all four schools and deeming them safe.
The US Capitol and the White House were placed on lockdown after an ’active shooter’ situation was reported.
run amok (phrase)
Cambridge Dictionaryによると ” to be out of control and act in a wild or dangerous manner: “ と記載されていますね。
The soldiers ran amok after one of their senior officers was killed.
The two dogs ran amok in a school playground.
They let those kids run amok all over the house.
on the loose (phrase)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると ” If a dangerous person or animal is on the loose, that person or animal is free to move around a place and harm people: “ と記載されていますね。
There are reports of a large bear on the loose in the lower mountain town.
Brewer escaped from prison last year and has been on the loose ever since.
Look out! There is a bear on the loose from the zoo.
Most kids enjoy being on the loose when they go to college.
Cambridge Dictionaryによると ” someone or something that supplies information: “ と記載されていますね。
The reporter refused to cite the names of her sources.
The journalist refused to reveal her sources (= say who had given the information to her).
According to government sources (= people in the government) many MPs are worried about this issue.
‘They include three operatives with rifles who will be able to stun the animals if necessary. Many police and vets are also in attendance. Baboons are large and potentially very aggressive.’
Baboons are not naturally a danger, but can attack humans and cause serious injuries if they feel they are being threatened.
The public had been warned the evacuation was necessary because the animals can be unpredictable when stressed.
‘They are stronger than us,’ officials warned.
An official at the zoo said the remaining four will soon return since the dominant males have already come back.
Some may have escaped into nearby play areas and other recreational facilities, but it is unlikely they have got out of the zoological park itself, which covers 36 acres.
‘They are almost certainly all in the park woods, but anybody in the area needs to keep a look out,’ the spokesman added.
Macmillan Dictionaryによると ” someone who does a particular kind of work, especially in a factory “ と記載されていますね。
a factory operative
To stun (verb)
Cambridge Dictionaryによると” to make a person or animal unconscious or unable to think normally, especially by hitting their head hard: “ と記載されていますね。
Stunned by the impact, he lay on the ground wondering what had happened.
This injection stuns the rhinoceros, so we can examine it.
He was stunned by the sudden blow to his head.
Macmillan Dictionaryによると ” still left after other people or things have gone, have been dealt with etc “ と記載されていますね。
What shall we do for the remaining half hour?
The remaining issues can be dealt with at the next meeting.
Today’s defeat has killed any remaining hopes of them reaching the final.
Mix in half the butter and keep the remaining half for later.
The prize money will be shared between the remaining contestants.
The remaining money will be donated to charity.
Macmillan Dictionaryによると ” more important, powerful, or successful than the other people or things of the same type “ と記載されていますね。
a dominant military power
Unemployment will be a dominant issue at the next election.
a dominant personality
The company cannot preserve its dominant position in the market.
The issue of climate change was the dominant theme of the conference.
For years the Democrats were the dominant party in Congress.
Cambridge Dictionaryによると “not probable or likely to happen: “ と記載されていますね。
It’s pretty unlikely (that) they’ll turn up now – it’s nearly ten o’clock.
It seems unlikely that she will make the same mistake again.
It’s unlikely (that) we will ever learn what happened.
keep a lookout for sth/sb
Cambridge Dictionaryによると ” to continue to watch carefully for something or someone, especially in order to avoid danger: “ と記載されていますね。
Keep a lookout for small objects that a baby might swallow.
Nearby roads have been closed down, with checkpoints being set up using police patrol cars.
The alarm was raised late this morning when a vet noticed a baboon in a service corridor.
An emergency plan was immediately triggered just after noon to make sure the monkeys did not come into direct contact with visitors, who included many young children.
Last June, two potentially ‘dangerous and aggressive’ monkeys managed to escape from their enclosure at Marwell Zoo in Winchester, Hants.
Visitors were barricaded inside building while keepers recaptured the macaques – one of which was pictured casually sitting on top of an enclosure.
Guinea baboons, originated from West Africa, are classified as a ‘near threatened’ species by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature.
Visitors can usually admire them around the zoo’s ‘Big Rock’ that towers over the Bois de Vincennes park, in eastern Paris.
Paris last experienced an animal-on-the-loose alert when a tiger briefly roamed the city after escaping from a circus cage last November. The beast was shot dead.
Macmillan Dictionaryによると ” a doctor for animals. Vet is short for veterinary surgeon. “ と記載されていますね。
The farmer called the vet out to treat a sick cow.
Macmillan Dictionaryによると” a long passage inside a building with doors on each side “ と記載されていますね。service corridor で〔従業員・作業員の〕専用通路のことです。
Her office is at the end of the corridor.
a hotel/hospital corridor
He could hear the clack of high heels walking past in the corridor.
To trigger (verb)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると ” to make something happen “ と記載されていますね。
The news of his death triggered more violence.
Some people find that certain foods trigger their headaches.
I triggered the smoke alarm when I burned the potatoes.
The racial killings at the weekend have triggered off a wave of protests.
make sure (phrasal verb)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると ” to take the action necessary to be sure that something will happen or be done “ と ” to check something so that you can be sure about it “ と記載されていますね。
Police were there to make sure there was no violence.
Make sure he’s honest before you lend him any money.
I think I locked it but we’d better make sure.
I just wanted to make sure you knew where to go.
Make sure you’re home by midnight.
Make sure to tell them I said “hi.”
come into contact (with) (phrase)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると ” to be in a place where you meet someone or experience something “ と記載されていますね。
Could she have come into contact with the disease at school?
Make sure the wires do not come into contact with water.
Don’t let that glue come into contact with your skin.
To admire (verb)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると ” to look at someone or something that you think is beautiful or attractive “ と記載されていますね。
We stopped to admire the view.
We stood for a few moments, admiring the view.
I was just admiring your jacket, Delia.
I admire that music more than any other.
tower over/above (phrasal verb)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると ” to be much taller than someone or something else “ と記載されていますね。
At 1.95 metres, Gregson towers above his teammates.
The new hotel towers over the Shanghai skyline.
Although he’s only twelve, David towers over his mother.
To roam (verb)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると” to move or travel with no particular purpose “ と記載されていますね。
You’ll have about three hours to roam around the town.
Bears still roam wild in these mountains.
Our dog just likes to roam.
After the bars close, gangs of youths roam the city streets.
She roamed around America for a year, working in bars and restaurants.
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