‘Call an exorcist!‘ Traumatized plane passenger films toddler’s EIGHT HOUR ‘demonic screaming tantrum’ on flight from Germany to US leaving social media stunned the cabin kept its cool
Cambridge Dictionaryによると” someone who forces an evil spirit to leave a person or place by using prayers or magic “というふうに記載されていますね。
Cambridge Dictionary によると” very shocked or surprised: “というふうに記載されていますね。
After the attack, stunned villagers wandered the streets.
We were all stunned at her refusal to help.
I am stunned and saddened by this news.
Cambridge Dictionaryによると” the area where passengers sit in an aircraft “ というふうに記載されていますね。
・Shane Townley filmed the unruly youngster as he clambered over the seats and screamed on the Lufthansa flight from Germany to New York
・Footage showed the ‘demonic’ little boy yelling and running around for the full eight hour journey
・Other passengers could be seen covering their ears to try and drown out the rebellious toddler
・The young boy has a disability, which has not been specified, that affects his behavior a source told DailyMail.com
・’What a nightmare, oh my God – eight hours of screaming’ one passenger was heard to comment as she wheeled her suitcase down the ramp after landing
・Footage attracted dozens of comments from appalled viewers who suggested that the boy and his parents should have been removed from the flight
・’One reason that smacking can be justified. In the case of both the child AND the parents,’ one Twitter user wrote
Cambridge Dictionaryによると” very difficult to control “ と記載されていますね。
an unruly class of adolescents
Her unruly behavior caused chaos in class.
To clamber (verb)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると ” to climb something with difficulty, using your hands and feet “ という風に記載されていますね。
They clambered over/up the rocks.
I clambered into/onto the bus.
She clambered into bed.
The baby clambered up the stairs.
drown out (phrasal verb)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると” to prevent a sound from being heard by making a louder noise “ と記載されていますね。
The sound of the telephone was drowned out by the vacuum cleaner.
The music almost drowned the sound of his voice.
Cambridge Dictionaryによると ” If someone is rebellious, they are difficult to control and do not behave in the way that is expected: “ と記載されていますね。
He was a rebellious young man.
Her teachers regard her as a rebellious, trouble-making girl.
To wheel (verb)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると ” to move something that has wheels by pushing it “ と記載されていますね。
A man was wheeling his shopping trolley to the checkout.
She was wheeling a stroller in the park.
I saw her last night wheeling a buggy along Green Lane.
To attract (verb)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると ” to produce or cause an interest in something or someone, or have an opinion about them “ と記載されていますね。
Their behaviour has attracted considerable public criticism.
They tried to leave the hotel without attracting anyone’s attention.
The tennis championship will attract a lot of tourists to the city.
This movie is going to attract a lot of attention.
Her ideas have attracted a lot of attention/criticism in the scientific community.
To smack (verb)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると ” to hit someone with your flat hand or a flat object “ と記載されていますね。
I don’t believe it’s right to smack children when they’re being naughty.
I never smack my children.
A passenger filmed a flight from hell after a ‘demonic’ youngster screamed for the entirety of his eight hour flight.
New York City artist Shane Townley recorded the unruly toddler as he clambered over the seats and screamed at the top of his voice – before the Lufthansa flight from Germany to New York, on August 26 last year, had even taken off.
The boy’s mother, who is not identified but appears to be American, attempted to soothe her son by asking a flight attendant to ‘get the WiFi going so we can get the iPad going’.
The young boy suffers from a disability, which has not been specified, that affects his behavior a source told DailyMail.com.
To soothe (verb)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると ” to make someone more calm and more relaxed when they are feeling nervous, worried, or upset “ と記載されていますね。
She was doing her best to soothe the crying baby.
I picked up the crying child and tried to soothe her.
to soothe a crying baby
The news wasn’t enough to soothe the nerves of the high-street banks.
But if passengers were hoping the three-year-old would run out of energy and calm down, they were sorely disappointed.
Townley’s footage shows the ‘nightmare’ child running around the plane, yelling and making ‘demonic screams’ as the hours dragged by.
It is not clear whether the youngster suffers from behavioral issues, and it does not appear his mother informed her fellow passengers, that he was suffering from any condition which could have caused his distress.
At one point, the kid sat on top of the seats, hitting the ceiling of the plane, as his mother asked him to sit.
‘Calm down honey,’ she implored him.
Other passengers could be seen covering their ears to try and drown out the rebellious toddler.
Macmillan Dictionaryによると” very much: used for emphasizing how much you feel a particular emotion “ と記載されていますね。
I was sorely tempted to say exactly what I thought of his offer.
I was sorely tempted to pretend I was ill.
You’ll be sorely missed.
drag by (phrasal verb)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると ” if time drags by, it seems to pass very slowly “と記載されています。
I reluctantly admitted to being nervous about the test.
Macmillan Dictionaryによると ” a feeling that you have when you are very unhappy, worried, or upset “ と記載されていますね。
I wouldn’t want to cause her any distress.
Many of the horses were showing signs of distress at the end of the race.
To implore (verb)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると ” to ask someone to do something, in a very emotional way, because you want it very much “ と記載されていますね。
‘Don’t leave me!’ she implored.
She implored him not to leave her.
She implored her parents not to send her away to school.
When the plane finally arrived in Newark Airport, people looked relieved that the ordeal was over.
‘What a nightmare, oh my God – eight hours of screaming’ one passenger was heard to comment as she wheeled her suitcase down the ramp.
Townley uploaded the footage on YouTube with the title: ‘Demonic child screams and runs through an 8 hour flight’.
He wrote: ‘Watch as this kid runs and screams throughout the entire flight while the mother does little to nothing to stop him.
‘3 years old on a 8 hour flight from Germany to Newark NJ. He never quits!’
He told the DailyMail.com that he had not filed a complaint with the airline ‘but I’m certain someone did as the entire plane was affected the whole time.’
He explained that staff had ‘tried to intervene but the mother said he just needs his internet.’
‘Well internet doesn’t work until the flight is in the air. Once he got started he didn’t stop for 8 hours,’ he added.
A Lufthansa spokesman told DailyMail.com that most passengers ‘were quite understanding of the situation at hand‘
‘Our crew worked around-the-clock to de-escalate the situation, tend to all passengers and assist the mother.’
They added that they were unable to comment further because of the ‘individual’s medical privacy.’
The video has attracted dozens of comments from appalled viewers who suggested that the boy and his parents should have been removed from the flight when they proved unable to control their child.
‘If this started before the plane took off, the plane should have taxied back to the terminal and kicked the kid and his parents off. This kind of behaviour is just unacceptable,’ one commenter wrote.
‘Call an exorcist,’ another added.
Macmillan Dictionaryによると” happy and relaxed because something bad has not happened or because a bad situation has ended “ と記載されていますね。
I’m so relieved to find you – I thought you’d already gone.
I wasn’t angry when he finally turned up – just very relieved.
He was relieved to see Jeannie reach the other side of the river safely.
I’m relieved (that) you didn’t tell her.
She was immensely relieved when the medical test proved to be negative.
Macmillan Dictionaryによると ” an extremely unpleasant experience, especially one that lasts for a long time “と記載されています。
Her seven-month stay in the hospital was quite an ordeal.
They have suffered a terrible ordeal.
The hostages’ ordeal came to an end when soldiers stormed the building.
Macmillan Dictionaryによると ” all day and all night “ と記載されていますね。
Rescuers worked around the clock to free people trapped in the wreckage.
Doctors and nurses worked round the clock to help those injured in the train crash.
She needed round-the-clock nursing.
To de-escalate (verb)
Cambridge Dictionaryによると ” to (cause to) become less dangerous or difficult: “ と記載されていますね。
The government has taken these measures in an attempt to de-escalate the conflict.
There are signs that the confrontation is beginning to de-escalate.
tend to something (phrasal verb)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると” to take care of someone or something “ と記載されていますね。
Eddie kept himself busy tending the garden.
Doctors were tending the wounded.
I have to tend to the children before I go out.
Nurses tended to the injured.
To taxi (verb)
Cambridge Dictionaryによると ” (of an aircraft) to move slowly on the ground “ と記載されています。
After a half-hour delay, our plane taxied to the runway for takeoff.
While a third said: ‘Even noise cancellation headphones would not have drowned out this terror.’
Others argued the boy could be autistic or have another mental disability which could cause his distress.
‘Whos(sic) to say this child didn’t have a hidden disability my son is autistic and couldn’t do a long haul flight, 1 you shouldn’t be filming a child 2 shouldn’t be passing judgement when you haven’t a clue what was wrong. Shame on you!!!!’ Sarah Jordan tweeted.
Another questioned whether it was a ‘medical condition or poor upbringing?’
‘Sounds more like a spoilt brat whose parents let him get away with anything,’ Tommy Gwilym suggested.
Many believed that he needed ‘some old-fashioned discipline.’
Cambridge Dictionaryによると” a distance over which something is transported: “ と ” a usually large amount of something that has been stolen or is illegal: “ と記載されていますね。
It’s a long haul to Minnesota.
From there it was a long haul/only a short haul back to our camp.
a haul of arms/drugs
Officials found the cocaine haul hidden in the wheels of the truck.
Macmillan Dictionaryによると ” a sign or some information that helps you to find the answer to a problem, question, or mystery: “ と記載されていますね。
‘Do you know where St Paul Street is?’ ‘I’m sorry, I don’t have a clue.’
I don’t have a clue what I did with my baseball glove.
He doesn’t have a clue about how to fix a car.
Police are still looking for clues in their search for the missing girl.
I’m never going to guess the answer if you don’t give me a clue.
Cambridge Dictionaryによると” the way that parents look after their children and teach them to behave “ と記載されていますね。
My husband’s upbringing was completely different from mine.
Is it right to say all the crimes he committed were simply the result of his upbringing?
get away with (phrasal verb)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると ” to manage to do something bad without being punished or criticized for it “と記載されています。
They have repeatedly broken the law and got away with it.
If I thought I could get away with it, I wouldn’t pay my taxes at all.
How can he get away with speaking to her like that?
‘One reason that smacking can be justified. In the case of both the child AND the parents,’ one Twitter user wrote.
While most sympathized with the poor passengers who were forced to sit through the youngster’s eight hour tantrum, some offered their sympathy to their parents.
‘The parents were also forced to endure it! People must think parents enjoy listening to their child screaming,’ Amy Calderbank tweeted.
Hannah Stewart added: ‘The poor parents, they probably let him do what he wants to stop the screaming and kicking off for five minutes, nothing worse than disappointing stares or tutting, maybe the mother needed a break too.’
Several commenters suggested the solution to keeping passenegrs happy were kid-free zones, or kid free flights.
‘Are there child free flight options? That would be great… all the parents who can’t control their spoilt kids can fly together leave the rest of us in peace...’ Twitter user Barry White asked.
‘They should stick all the family’s at the back of the plane,’ another added.
To sympathize (verb)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると ” to behave in a kind way and show that you understand someone’s problems “ と記載されていますね。
We sympathize deeply with the families of the victims.
I sympathize with your position that it would be irresponsible to lower taxes now.
To endure (verb)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると ” to suffer something difficult or unpleasant in a patient way over a long period “ と記載されていますね。
We had to endure a nine-hour delay at the airport.
She’s already had to endure three painful operations on her leg.
During the war many couples had to endure long periods of separation .
To tut (verb)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると ” to show that you are annoyed or do not approve of something, especially by making the sound represented by ‘tut’ “ と記載されています。
Tut, it’s raining – I’m going to get soaked.
You’re late again – tut tut!
Travelers have long pushed for airlines to consider child-free flights or ‘zones’ for a more peaceful journey.
Carriers such as BA, Virgin Atlantic and Emirates have been told to think about ‘adult-only’ flights after a survey revealed that three quarters of business-class travelers found youngsters on planes irritating.
However, so far no carriers offer such a service and Virgin Atlantic told DailyMail.com previously it had ‘no plans’ to introduce areas that specifically cater for adults.
Former Virgin Atlantic director Paul Charles said: ‘It would be a bad decision by an airline to ban children. Once you did, would you start banning other types of traveller? It would be a mistake.’
Federal Aviation Administration rules state that they can impose a fine of up to $25,000 for ‘unruly passenger’ cases. They can also be prosecuted for criminal charges.
Regulations state that ‘no person may… interfere with a crewmember in the performance of the crewmember’s duties aboard an aircraft being operated.’
While unlikely, parents of a child whose behavior is so unruly it is causing difficulties to cabin crew, could potentially face a penalty.
Cambridge Dictionaryによると ” making you feel annoyed: “ と記載されていますね。
an irritating habit
There was one irritating delay after another.
He had an irritating habit of cracking his knuckles.
cater for (phrasal verb)
Cambridge Dictionaryによると ” to provide what is wanted or needed by someone or something: “ と記載されていますね。
The club caters for children between the ages of four and twelve.
The school aims to cater for children of all abilities.
She runs a specialist company that caters for people with food allergies.
To impose (verb)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると” to introduce something such as a new law or new system, and force people to accept it “ と記載されていますね。
Very high taxes have recently been imposed on cigarettes.
rules and regulations imposed by national governments
They have imposed restrictions on trade with foreign companies.
To prosecute (verb)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると ” to officially accuse someone of a crime and ask a court of law to judge them “と記載されています。
Shoplifters will be prosecuted.
He was prosecuted for fraud.
The banker was prosecuted for fraud.
If the fine is not paid within ten days, we will be forced to prosecute.
No one has yet been prosecuted in connection with the murder.
interfere with (phrasal verb)
Cambridge Dictionaryによると” to prevent something from working effectively or from developing successfully: “ と記載されていますね。
Even a low level of noise interferes with my concentration.
Mum says I can get a job if it doesn’t interfere with my homework.
aboard (adjective / adverb)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると ” in or on a ship, bus, train, or plane “ と記載されていますね。
It’s time to get aboard.
He travelled aboard the space shuttle Discovery.
The flight attendant welcomed us aboard.
We finally went aboard the plane three hours later.
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