Florida high school shooting survivors plan to march on Washington DC to demand gun control in the wake of the massacre
in the wake of (phrase)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると” happening after an event or as a result of it “というふうに記載されていますね。
Airport security was extra tight in the wake of yesterday’s bomb attacks.
An inquiry has been set up in the wake of the crash.
・Survivors of the Florida school shooting are planning to march on Washington on March 24 in the March For Our Lives to demand tighter gun control
・’Please stop allowing us to be gunned down in our hallways,’ Emma Gonzalez, a high school senior, demanded
・Plans emerged days after thousands rallied calling for new gun laws at the federal courthouse in Fort Lauderdale on Saturday
・Students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School spoke out angrily at the rally demanding change
・Speakers criticized lawmakers for taking donations from NRA and demanded changes to nation’s gun laws
NRA は National Rifle Association of America のことで、全米ライフル協会です。
・Comes as a response to the shooting that killed 17 students and teachers at the school on Wednesday
・’They say us kids don’t know what we’re talking about, that we’re too young to understand how the government works – we call BS!’, Emma Gonzalez said
Macmillan Dictionary によると” a long narrow passage inside a building with doors along it leading to rooms “というふうに記載されていますね。
Security guards are posted in the hallway outside the president’s office.
To rally (verb)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると” to join other people in order to support someone or something when they are having problems “ というふうに記載されていますね。
Parents rallied to the defence of the school.
Supporters have been quick to rally behind the team.
African-American groups rallied around the president when he was under attack.
Supporters/Opponents of the new shopping development are trying to rally local people in favour of/against it.
The president has called on the people to rally to/behind the government.
Macmillan Dictionaryによると” a public meeting that a lot of people go to in order to support someone or something or to protest against someone or something “ と記載されていますね。
a pro-democracy rally
a mass rally in support of the strike
Environmental groups held a rally in London last week.
5,000 people held an anti-nuclear rally.
an election/campaign rally
He helped organize the first national rally against the war.
Survivors of the Florida school shooting are planning to march on Washington DC to demand tighter gun control.
Students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, in Parkland, Florida, where Nikolas Cruz, 19, opened fire on Wednesday killing 17 and leaving 15 injured, are demanding an end to gun violence and school mass shootings.
‘Please stop allowing us to be gunned down in our hallways,’ Emma Gonzalez, a high school senior, told Fox News. She insisted yesterday that this would be final school shooting in US history.
‘We will be the last mass shooting,’ said Gonzalez, a senior at the high school who took cover on the floor of the auditorium as a shooter rampaged through the building.
They are organizing a protest in Washington on March 24 called March For Our Lives to call for action by politicians.
Cambridge Dictionaryによると ” shelter or protection in an unpleasant or dangerous situation: “ という風に記載されていますね。日本語にすると身を隠すです。
We took cover from the storm in a bus shelter.
Folks heard the storm was coming and took cover.
Everybody ran for cover as the hail started to fall.
Macmillan Dictionaryによると” THEATRE the part of a theatre, cinema etc where the audience sits “ と記載されていますね。
No smoking in the auditorium.
a school/municipal auditorium
To rampage (verb)
Cambridge Dictionaryによると ” to go through an area making a lot of noise and causing damage: “ と記載されていますね。
The demonstrators rampaged through the town, smashing windows and setting fire to cars.
Several villages were destroyed by rampaging soldiers.
Youths rampaged through the downtown district.
‘People keep asking us, what about the Stoneman Douglas shooting is going to be different, because this has happened before and change hasn’t come?‘ Cameron Kasky, an 11th-grader, told ABC’s ‘This Week.’ ‘This is it.’
‘At the end of the day, this isn’t a red and blue thing. This isn’t Democrats or Republicans. This is about everybody and how we are begging for our lives,’ he added on Face The Nation. ‘We need to make real change here and that’s exactly what we’re going to do.’
米国の二大政党である民主党のシンボルカラーがblue、共和党のそれがredであることから、民主党支持者の多い州を「blue state」、共和党支持者が多い州を「red state」、そして両党が拮抗している州を「purple state」と呼んだりします。
‘This cannot be [our] normal. This can be changed and it will be changed. And anybody who tells you that it can’t, is buying into the facade of this being created by the people who have our blood on their hands,’ he said.
The teens also plan to create a ‘Badge of Shame’ for politicians who continue to accept money from the NRA.
‘At this point, any politician on either side who is taking money from the NRA is responsible for events like this,’ Kasky said. ‘The NRA is fostering and promoting this gun culture in which people like Nikolas Cruz can gun down 17 innocent lives in our school.’
The protesters highlighted politicians such as Republican Florida Senator Rubio who has accepted $3,303,355 in campaign spending by the NRA, according to the LA Times. He claimed in the wake of the tragedy that gun control would not have stopped the shooting.
buy into (phrasal verb)
Cambridge Dictionaryによると ” to completely believe in a set of ideas: “ と記載されていますね。
I don’t buy into all that New Age stuff.
You don’t buy into all this nonsense, do you?
Macmillan Dictionaryによると ” the front of a building, especially one that is large or impressive “ と、” a false appearance or way of behaving that hides what someone or something is really like “ と記載されていますね。
All that jollity is just a facade.
Behind her façade of gentleness was a tough competitor.
He kept his hostility hidden behind a friendly façade.
We are fed up with this façade of democracy.
have (sb’s) blood on your hands (phrase)
Cambridge Dictionaryによると ” to be responsible for someone’s death: “ と記載されていますね。
The leaders of this war have the blood of many thousands of people on their hands.
To foster (verb)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると ” to help something to develop over a period of time“ と、 ” to look after a child as part of your family for a period of time because the child’s parents cannot look after them “ という風に記載されていますね。
I’m trying to foster an interest in classical music in my children.
This approach will foster an understanding of environmental issues.
They were discussing the best way to foster democracy and prosperity in the former communist countries.
Would you consider fostering (a child)?
The Florida Republican told the US Senate that it ‘isn’t fair or right to create this impression that somehow this attack happened because there is some law out there that we could have passed to prevent it. Most of the proposals that have been offered would not have prevented, not just yesterday’s tragedy, but any of those in recent history,’ Rubio added. He also made similar comments after the Pulse nightclub shooting.
Senate は (米国・カナダ・オーストラリアなどの)上院 のことです。
The students are hoping to get a reaction from President Trump who is yet to endorse any gun control policies.
Instead, he has discussed the mental health of the shooter and even blamed the FBI’s Russia investigation, tweeting: ‘Very sad that the FBI missed all of the many signals sent out by the Florida school shooter. This is not acceptable.
They are spending too much time trying to prove Russian collusion with the Trump campaign – there is no collusion. Get back to the basics and make us all proud!‘
Macmillan Dictionaryによると” the way that something seems, looks, or feels to a particular person: “ と記載されていますね。
It makes/gives/creates a very bad impression if you’re late for an interview.
He likes to give the impression (that) he’s terribly popular and has lots of friends.
As a serious candidate, you want to make a good impression on everyone you meet.
He gives the impression that he really doesn’t care.
To endorse (verb)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると ” to express support for someone or something, especially in public “と記載されています。
I fully endorse (= agree with) everything the Chairperson has said.
We’re not endorsing tax increases.
My wife has publicly endorsed Lunny for city council.
I fully endorse (= agree with) everything the Chairperson has said.
Macmillan Dictionaryによると ” the secret activities of people who work together to do something dishonest “ と記載されていますね。
It is thought that they worked in collusion with the terrorist network.
The companies were accused of acting in collusion to fix prices.
Plans for the Washington march have emerged after thousands gathered on Saturday at the federal court house in Fort Lauderdale, some 25 miles from where 17 people were shot and killed Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.
Yesterday, Gonzalez directly addressed Trump, reading out his tweet in response to the shooting and demanding to know how much the NRA had donated to his campaign.
During the presidential election, the gun owners’ rights group pumped $31 million into ads supporting Trump and attacking his Democratic rival, Hillary Clinton
Gonzalez also said adults who knew that the shooter was mentally ill should have done more to prevent him from having a weapon.
‘We need to pay attention to the fact that this isn’t just a mental health issue,’ Gonzalez said at the rally. ‘He wouldn’t have been able to kill that many people with a knife.’
‘They say a good guy stops a good guy with a gun – we call BS!’ Gonzalez said. ‘That us kids don’t know what we’re talking about, that we’re too young to understand how the government works – we call BS!’
pump into (phrasal verb)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると ” to invest a lot of money in something: “ と記載されていますね。
She wants to pump money into her local football team.
The government can’t just keep pumping money into Higher Education.
We are not prepared to pump in extra funds without some form of guarantee.
Another senior at the school, Delaney Tarr, told the crowd: ‘My innocence, our innocence has been taken away from us. I am 17 but in a matter of days I have aged decades.’
Senior David Hogg, 18, also spoke out at the rally, saying: ‘Thank you for your prayers and condolences but that is not enough.’
‘We‘ve been hearing the same thing again and again, and same thing continues to happen. We say stop it, stop it today,’ Hogg said.
‘No more guns, no more guns!’ the crowd began chanting at points.
Other speakers demanded a ban on ‘assault weapons’. Shooter Nikolas Cruz used an AR-15-style semi-automatic rifle that he purchased legally a year ago to kill 17 on Wednesday.
Cambridge Dictionaryによると” a period of ten years, especially a period such as 2010 to 2019 “ と記載されていますね。
Students who survived the shooting at Stoneman have been speaking out loudly in the days since the massacre on Wednesday.
David Hogg urged ‘policy makers take a look in the mirror and take some action‘ in an interview just one day after the shooting.
‘Ideas are great, but without action, ideas stay idea and children die,’ added the teen, whose articulate, ‘common sense’ response to the shooting has won him fans on Twitter.
win someone many fans で多くのファンをもたらすです。
Hogg was in his AP Environmental Science class when he heard a gunshot ring out at around 2.30pm.
The high schooler, a news director of the student TV station, said he initially suspected it could be a drill, so when the fire alarm rang he and his classmates dutifully filed out. That’s when he saw a ‘flood’ of kids running in the opposite direction.
‘So I started running with the herd and we‘re running we‘re actually running towards the freshman building,’ he told CNN. ‘And thank god a janitor stopped us.’
‘That’s not acceptable,’ the very articulate 18-year-old said. ‘That’s not something that should happen in this country, especially when we’re going to school. It’s something that we really need to take a look at.
‘Our policy makers and some people need to look in the mirror, and take some action.’
To survive (verb)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると ” to stay alive despite an injury, illness, war etc “と記載されています。
Just eight passengers survived the plane crash.
The front passengers were lucky to survive the accident.
The building survived the earthquake with little damage.
Macmillan Dictionaryによると ” able to express your thoughts, arguments, and ideas clearly and effectively “ と記載されていますね。
She is a highly articulate woman.
an intelligent and highly articulate young woman
She gave a witty, entertaining, and articulate speech.
ring out (phrasal verb)
Cambridge Dictionaryによると ” When a sound rings out, it is loud and clear: “ と記載されていますね。
A cry of warning rang out.
A shot rang out.
Rob’s laughter rang out in the large room.
Macmillan Dictionaryによると形容詞の意味は” careful to do things that other people ask or expect you to do “ と記載されていますね。
Tom was a loving and dutiful son.
a dutiful son/husband
To file (verb)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると ” if people file somewhere, they walk there in a line “ と記載されています。フォーマルな表現です。
Students filed into the lecture hall.
The bride’s family filed in.
The visitors filed through the entrance to the ticket offices.
They were horrified to see files of ants marching through the kitchen.
Macmillan Dictionaryによると ” a large number of people or things that move somewhere or arrive somewhere at the same time “ と記載されていますね。
The border areas are trying to cope with a flood of refugees.
We received a flood of letters protesting against the change.
Planners are hoping for a flood of visitors when the center opens.
He was filled with a flood of new emotions.
A flood of cheap imports has come into the country.
Macmillan Dictionaryによると ” a large group of animals of the same type that live and move about together “ と記載されていますね。
a herd of cattle
herds of elephants
Cambridge Dictionaryによると” someone whose job is to take care of a public building such as a hospital or school. The usual British word is caretaker. “ と記載されていますね。
Meanwhile, state lawmakers in Florida have just three weeks left in their annual 60-day session and normally are trying to wrap up work on a new state budget in the final days.
But the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland has revived an ongoing legislative debate about how to respond to gun violence.
Democrats want the Legislature to take up gun control bills that have languished again this year, but Republican legislative leaders are talking about boosting mental health programs in Florida’s public schools as well as considering measures that would bolster safety on school campuses.
Governor Rick Scott has said he plans to talk to legislative leaders in the coming week about what could be done to make it harder for people who are mentally ill to purchase a gun.
Earlier in the weekend, placards inspired by Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri were driven around Miami to put pressure on its Republican senator after the high school massacre this week in Florida.
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri は映画のタイトルです。
The signs – reading ‘Slaughtered in school’, ‘And still no gun control?’, ‘How come, Marco Rubio?’ – echoed the Oscar-nominated film where a mother challenges authorities over justice for her daughter who was raped and murdered.
The protest was organised by activist group Avaaz, which highlighted the campaign donations Mr Rubio has accepted from gun advocates the National Rifle Association (NRA).
Over his legislative career, Rubio has been the beneficiary of $3,303,355 in campaign spending by the NRA, according to the LA Times.
wrap up (phrasal verb)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると ” to finish something “と記載されています。
We ought to wrap up this meeting and get back to work.
To revive (verb)
Cambridge Dictionaryに ” to come or bring something back to life, health, existence, or use: “ と記載されていますね。
My plants revived as soon as I gave them some water.
A hot shower and a cup of tea will revive you.
Traditional skills are being revived.
Jenkins certainly has the ability to revive Australian women’s tennis.
To respond (verb)
Cambridge Dictionaryによると ” to react to something by taking a particular course of action: “ と記載されていますね。
Colleges responded swiftly to the demand for new courses.
The police respond to emergencies (= arrive and are ready to deal with emergencies) in just a few minutes.
take up (phrasal verb)
Cambridge Dictionaryによると ” to discuss something or deal with something: “ と記載されています。
The school took the matter up with the police.
A leading law firm took up his case.
Schools are taking up the offer of cut-price computers.
One of our greatest athletes has taken up a new challenge.
To languish (verb)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると ” to fail to be successful or to improve “ と、 ” to remain in a difficult or unpleasant situation for a long time “ と記載されていますね。
Members of Congress have introduced plans, but those have languished.
He has been languishing in jail for the past 20 years.
The children are languishing in orphanages waiting for adoption.
To bolster (verb)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると ” to make something stronger or more effective “ と記載されていますね。
More money is needed to bolster the industry.
The campaign is designed to bolster the government’s image as being tough on crime.
His score will bolster his confidence for the next match.
She tried to bolster my confidence/morale (= encourage me and make me feel stronger) by telling me that I had a special talent.
They need to do something to bolster their image.
The UN is sending more troops to bolster the peacekeepers.
To echo (verb)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると” to express the ideas or feelings that someone else has expressed “ と記載されていますね。Cambridge Dictionaryによると” to repeat details that are similar to, and make you think of, something else: “ とも記載されています。
Her feelings are echoed by other parents whose kids have left home.
Blake echoed the views of many players.
The design of the church echoes that of St. Paul’s Cathedral.
Brownell’s comments echoed the opinion of the majority of the commission members.
Macmillan Dictionaryによると “someone who strongly and publicly supports someone or something “と記載されています。
an advocate for women’s sports
She’s a strong advocate of women’s rights.
Cambridge Dictionaryによると ” a person or group who receives money, advantages, etc. as a result of something else: “ と記載されていますね。
Her wife was the chief beneficiary of her will.
He was the main beneficiary of the deal.
Among major beneficiaries of the new tax law will be giant telecommunications companies.
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）