Big game hunter is shot dead as he aimed his rifle at a lion he intended to kill in South Africa to ‘complete his extensive collection’ after ‘hunting everything that could be hunted in Europe’
Macmillan Dictionaryによると” very large in amount or degree “というふうに記載されていますね。
a school with extensive grounds
Her knowledge of music is extensive (= she knows a lot about music).
The accident caused extensive damage to both cars.
the restaurant’s extensive wine list
The building was extensively damaged by fire.
The house was extensively rebuilt.
・Pero Jelinic, 75, was shot and killed in South Africa while hunting lions Saturday
・Jelinic killed one big cat and was targeting another when he was hit by a bullet
・Police have opened an investigation, but say it is not clear who fire the fatal shot
・Friends say Jelinic went to Africa to target cats after hunting ‘everything that could be hunted in Europe’
Macmillan Dictionaryによると” causing someone to die “というふうに記載されていますね。
This illness is fatal in almost all cases.
the fatal shooting of an unarmed 15-year-old
a fatal heart attack
a fatal road accident
A Croatian trophy hunter has been shot dead in a freak accident while taking part in an expedition in South Africa.
Pero Jelinic, 75, had already shot one lion dead and had another in his sights when he was struck by a stray bullet and killed on a remote farm on Saturday.
Friend Slavko Pernar said Jelinic was a passionate hunter who had gone to South Africa to bag lion trophy after shooting ‘everything that could be hunted in Europe’.
Macmillan Dictionaryによると” extremely unusual and unexpected “ というふうに記載されていますね。
He was killed in a freak accident.
She was crushed in a freak (= very unlikely) accident in a cave in France.
The village was destroyed by a freak storm.
She died in a freak automobile accident.
Macmillan Dictionaryによると” a long journey organized for a particular purpose, especially to a dangerous or distant place “ と記載されていますね。
the 1910 expedition to Antarctica led by Captain Scott
She died while on an expedition to Peru to study nocturnal mammals.
We’re going on a shopping expedition on Saturday.
Scott died while he was on an expedition to the Antarctic in 1912.
in your sights (phrase)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると” used about things that you intend to have or achieve “ と記載されていますね。
She’ll already have Lorna’s job in her sights.
Rogers had victory firmly in his sights.
Cambridge Dictionaryによると” Stray things have moved apart from similar things and are not in their expected or intended place: “ と記載されていますね。
Several journalists have been killed or injured by stray bullets while reporting on the civil war.
To bag (verb)
Cambridge Dictionaryによると ” to get something before other people take it “ と ” to catch and kill an animal that you are hunting “ と記載されていますね。
I managed to bag us a table by the window.
Bag us some decent seats/Bag some decent seats for us if you get there first, won’t you?
Only 15 percent of last year’s hunters actually bagged a deer.
It is not clear who fired the shot that killed Jelinic, police said.
He had travelled to the country’s North West province with two friends to hunt cats ‘to complete his extensive trophy collection’ when he was struck by the bullet.
According to a close friend and passionate fellow hunter, the hotelier from the island of Pag, coveted the head of a lion ‘to crown his rich hunting career‘ and had leased his hotel to devote his time to fulfill his dream.
the island of Pag は パグ島です。
The property where Saturday’s killing took place keeps lions in captivity purely to be hunted as trophies in a ‘sport’ that has been widely condemned.
Saturday’s killing で 土曜日の殺害です。
‘Pero was a passionate hunter of big and small game, and in search of that he travelled most of the world,’ the dead man’s friend Slavko Pernar told Croatia’s Jutarnji List newspaper.
Macmillan Dictionaryによると ” one of many areas into which some countries are divided “ と記載されていますね。
the Canadian provinces
The province of Quebec has voted several times on independence from Canada.
Cambridge Dictionaryによると ” a person who manages or owns a hotel “ と記載されていますね。
To covet (verb)
Cambridge Dictionaryによると ” to want to have something very much, especially something that belongs to someone else: “ と記載されていますね。
She always coveted power but never quite achieved it.
The Booker Prize is the most coveted British literary award.
To crown (verb)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると ” to add the last and greatest success to a series of achievements “ と記載されていますね。
Williams crowned his amazing pop career by taking three of last night’s four major awards.
an acting career crowned by her final Oscar-winning performance
He hoped that health-care was the achievement that would crown his administration.
To lease (verb)
Cambridge Dictionaryによると” to make a legal agreement by which money is paid in order to use land, a building, a vehicle, or a piece of equipment for an agreed period of time: “ と記載されていますね。
The building’s 60 units are currently leased to students of the university.
The offices are currently leased to a design company.
It was agreed they would lease the apartment to him/lease him the apartment.
I leased my new car instead of buying it.
devote to (phrasal verb)
Free Dictionaryによると ” to spend a lot of time or effort doing something “ と記載されています。つまりaboutの後のものが重要だということになります。
He’s devoted most of his time to his painting.
Few people are able to devote themselves fully to their career.
He devoted his life to serving his family, friends, and neighbors.
Over half his speech was devoted to the issue of saving Social Security.
The newspaper has begun devoting more review space to children’s books.
All the proceeds from the taxes should be devoted to health care.
To condemn (verb)
Cambridge Dictionaryによると ” to criticize something or someone strongly, usually for moral reasons: “ と記載されていますね。
The terrorist action has been condemned as an act of barbarism and cowardice.
The film was condemned for its sexism.
Politicians have condemned the attacks.
He was widely condemned for his behaviour after the match.
The minister condemned the proposal as ‘very damaging’.
Macmillan Dictionaryによると ” wild animals, birds, and fish that people hunt, usually for food “ と記載されていますね。
Deer and pheasant are types of game.
‘For the past year he had leased his hotel to dedicated himself to the things he planned to accomplish and enjoyed a deserved retirement.
‘He, unfortunately, received the ugliest end – he died in South Africa doing what he loved. His office, a hunting hall, was full of trophies, deer and bear specimens and everything that could be hunted in Croatia and Europe.’
The ill-fated hunt was based at Leeubosch Lodge, a four-hour drive from Johannesburg and just 40 miles from the border with Botswana.
The owner, Dr Gideon Engelbrecht, told News24 that he was not at the farm when the incident occurred.
‘I was at my surgery when I received the call. I arranged for a helicopter to take the man to hospital, but that’s all I am going to give you at this stage, because the case is still under investigation,‘ he said.
Macmillan Dictionaryによると ” if something is deserved, it is right that you have it or get it “と記載されていますね。
a well-deserved rest
Their victory was richly/thoroughly deserved.
She has a deserved reputation for honesty and sincerity.
Macmillan Dictionaryによると” an example of something, especially of a plant or an animal “ と記載されていますね。
He has a collection of rare insect specimens.
Museums will pay large amounts of money for good dinosaur fossil specimens.
The first recorded specimen of the fish was caught in the Pacific.
a magnificent specimen of an Indian fig tree
Cambridge Dictionaryによると ” unlucky and unsuccessful, often resulting in death: “ と記載されていますね。
The ill-fated aircraft later crashed into the hillside.
a passenger aboard the ill-fated flight
To adopt (verb)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると ” to take someone else’s child into your family and legally make him or her your own child “ と記載されていますね。
The couple are hoping to adopt a baby girl.
He was 18 when he found out he had been adopted.
They adopted Raphael last September.
They‘ve adopted a baby girl.
She had the child adopted (= she gave her baby to someone else to take care of).
at this stage (phrase)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると ” a particular point in time during a process or set of events “ と記載されていますね。
There’s no point arguing about it at this stage.
South Africa plays host to a lucrative and legal, but highly controversial, captive-bred lion hunting industry, commonly known as ‘canned’ lion-hunting.
The industry has came under fire in recent years from a host of reputable international and African hunting organisations.
Such hunts involve animals kept in a confined, fenced-in area, and no chance of escape, and giving the hunter the best possible chance to kill his prey.
In November 2015, the Professional Hunters’ Association of South Africa (PHASA) voted to disassociate itself from the practice of canned lion hunting in South Africa and banned all members from taking part in such ‘vanity hunting’ expeditions.
ここでの practice は 営業という意味です。
Last year, the ruling was reversed, prompting an outcry from animal rights groups around the world.
Brigadier Sabata Mokgwabone told MailOnline that police ‘do not suspect any foul play‘ was involved in the shooting on Saturday.
‘The injured man was air-lifted to the nearby hospital by helicopter, but doctors were unable to save the man’s life.
‘A case of culpable homicide has been opened, and police are also investigating charges of illegal possession of a firearm and ammunition,’ Brigadier Mokgwabone added.
ammunition は 弾薬のことです。
‘At this stage it is not clear who fired the fatal shot that killed Mr Jelinic. Our investigations are ongoing.’
Cambridge Dictionaryによると ” (especially of a business, job, or activity) producing a lot of money: “ と記載されていますね。
a lucrative business/deal/contract
The owner and general manager offered the player a lucrative lifetime contract.
captive-bred は captive-breeding のことで、Collins Dictionaryによると ” Captive breeding is the breeding of wild animals in places such as zoos, especially animals which have become rare in the wild. “ と記載されていますね。
The recovery plan also included a captive breeding program, which produced its first chick in 2003.
canned hunting (noun)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると” the hunting for sport of animals that have been bred for the purpose “ と記載されていますね。
Canned hunting is a fast-growing business in South Africa.
Cambridge Dictionaryによると ” having a good reputation and able to be trusted: “ と記載されていますね。
a reputable company/manufacturer
Call a reputable heating contractor to inspect your furnace.
Macmillan Dictionaryによると ” a confined space is so small that you cannot move around in it easily “と記載されていますね。
vanity hunting (noun)
Urban Dictionaryによると” The practice of paying large sums of money to kill captive animals with unusually large antlers or horns for the purpose of bragging or fulfilling the needs of the ego. “と記載されていますね。
Cambridge Dictionaryによると ” a strong expression of anger and disapproval about something, made by a group of people or by the public: “ と記載されていますね。
The release from prison of two of the terrorists has provoked a public outcry.
Plans to tear down the old courthouse led to a public outcry.
The cuts provoked an outcry against the government.
foul play (noun)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると ” violence or criminal actions that cause someone’s death “ と ” behaviour that is not fair or honest or that does not keep to accepted rules “ と記載されていますね。
It is not clear what caused the explosion, but the police do not suspect foul play.
The police had no reason to suspect foul play.
culpable homicide (noun)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると ” in Scottish, South African, or Indian law, the crime of killing someone illegally but without intending or planning to kill them “ と記載されています。過失殺人のことです。
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