From straight As to XXX: Student who put herself through Duke by becoming a porn star is now off to law school with a Lifetime movie to boot
From straight As to XXX は ドラマの名前です。 Dukeは大学の名前になります。
Lifetime Movies は アメリカのケーブルテレビです。
put someone through school/university/college (phrasal verb)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると” to pay for someone to be a student at a school, university, or college “というふうに記載されていますね。
It’s costing them a lot of money to put their children through school.
She‘s putting herself through college.
to boot (phrase)
Cambridge Dictionary によると” in addition: “というふうに記載されていますね。古い言い方です。
He’s kind, handsome, and wealthy to boot.
The vegetables were overcooked and tasteless, and cold to boot.
・Porn actress Belle Knox, now 22, is currently enrolled in New York Law School
・Knox shot to fame four years ago after it was disclosed she paid her way through Duke University with the profession
・Troubling life details about Knox were recently turned into a Lifetime drama, ‘From Straight As to XXX’
・The former suicidal teen has also acknowledged being a cutter in the past
・More recently, the film star has been out of the spotlight while she focuses on her studies
・A man who met Knox for dinner in Greenwich Village said she ‘wouldn’t stop talking about herself’
To enroll (verb)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると” if you enrol at a school or other institution, or if someone enrols you there, you put your name on the official list of its students or members “ というふうに記載されていますね。
Andrew cannot enroll at his local school because the class is full.
Isabelle enrolled her brother in a training programme for engineers.
We have enrolled eighty children in this day-care program.
He enrolled at Penn State University.
She enrolled in English.
rise/shoot to fame
Macmillan Dictionaryによると” become famous quickly “ と記載されていますね。
Albert Finney rose to fame in the British cinema of the early Sixties.
She first rose to fame as a singer at the age of 16.
He rose to fame in the 90s as a TV presenter.
To disclose (verb)
Cambridge Dictionaryによると ” to make something known publicly, or to show something that was hidden: “ という風に記載されていますね。
The company has disclosed profits of over £200 million.
The police have disclosed that two officers are under internal investigation.
They were reluctant to disclose that profits had fallen.
turn into (phrasal verb)
Cambridge Dictionaryによると ” to change or develop from one thing to another: “ と記載されていますね。
His first novel was turned into a television film.
Rain in the morning will turn into snow during the afternoon.
Our holiday turned into a nightmare.
To acknowledge (verb)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると ” to accept or admit that something exists, is true, or is real “ と記載されていますね。
He never acknowledges his mistakes (=admits that he has made them).
She won’t acknowledge that there’s a problem.
She acknowledged having been at fault.
You must acknowledge the truth of her argument.
Macmillan Dictionaryによると ” someone who inflicts self harm by cutting their skin “ と記載されていますね。
That girl is a cutter.
A 22-year-old woman who paid her way through undergraduate school at Duke by performing porn seems to be off to a fresh start in the Big Apple.
Adult film actress Belle Knox, who has been known to speak candidly about her suicidal past and financial setbacks, is currently enrolled at New York Law School in Tribeca, sources confirmed to Page Six.
Troubling life details about Knox, whose birth name is Miriam Weeks, were recently made into a Lifetime drama, ‘From Straight As to XXX.’
The studious performer first shot to fame at 18 after it was disclosed she had been making scandalous films to pay her steep tuition fees.
The teen at the time told DailyMail.com she was ‘aroused’ by pain – as seen in troubling modeling photos taken prior to her career in porn.
pay your way (phrase)
Cambridge Dictionaryによると ” to pay for yourself rather than allowing someone else to pay “ と記載されていますね。
Your children grow up and they start to pay their way.
Macmillan Dictionaryによると ” a student who is studying for their first degree at a college or university “ と記載されていますね。ここでは形容詞的に使われています。
a fresh start (phrase)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると ” a complete change in your way of life or the way that you do things, especially after you have previously been unsuccessful “ という風に記載されていますね。
She has an enviable ability to work under pressure.
She’s in the enviable position of being able to choose who she works for.
Macmillan Dictionaryによると形容詞 candid は ” honest and direct, even when the truth is not pleasant “ と記載されていますね。
She was very candid with him about the standard of his work.
He gave a remarkably candid interview.
The two presidents have had candid talks about the current crisis.
To be candid with you, I think you’re making a dreadful mistake.
We had a candid discussion about her poor job performance.
make into (phrasal verb)
Cambridge Dictionaryによると ” to change something into something else: “と記載されています。
His first record made him into a star.
The story was made into a film two years ago.
They‘ve made the spare room into an office.
I made the leftover meat into a pie.
I made the silk into a dress.
The old buildings were made into classrooms.
I’d like to make these pieces of wood into a sculpture.
Shall we make this cloth into curtains?
Cambridge Dictionaryによると ” A studious person enjoys studying or spends a lot of time studying: “ と記載されていますね。
She was a studious child, happiest when reading.
She was a studious child who spent hours reading.
a quiet studious young man
Macmillan Dictionaryによると ” steep prices are very high “ と記載されていますね。
They are having to face very steep taxes.
We enjoyed our meal at the restaurant, but the bill was a bit steep.
The membership fees at the golf club are pretty steep.
We enjoyed our stay at the hotel, but the charges were a bit steep.
To arouse (verb)
Cambridge Dictionaryによると” to cause someone to feel sexual excitement “ と記載されていますね。
prior to (phrase)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると ” before something happened or existed “と記載されています。
the weeks prior to her death
Passengers may board the plane twenty minutes prior to (= before) departure.
The questions had been asked prior to my arrival.
The plane seemed to catch fire a few seconds prior to taking off.
A worrisome carving of the word ‘FAT’ was pictured in photos on her left thigh.
‘Oh yeah, she is a major league cutter,’ one blogger said in an online post.
‘From the thighs down to the toes… apparently, her ex-boyfriend that cheated on her told her she was fat so she carved the word into her thigh,’ the user suggested.
Other viewers of her videos remarked about the scars, commenting that the cutting ‘should be more of a concern than having sex on camera.’
Knox told XOJane previously: ‘I’m a sl*t that needs to be punished.’
The law school student has acknowledged being a cutter, but says those days are behind her.
Macmillan Dictionaryによると ” causing you to feel worried “ と記載されていますね。
The possibility of fire is especially worrisome for people who live on the edge of the forest.
Alcohol and tobacco consumption by young people is especially worrisome because habits formed early are likely to persist.
Macmillan Dictionaryによると ” an object, pattern, or piece of writing made by cutting stone or wood “ と記載されていますね。
a beautiful wooden carving
cheat on (phrasal verb)
Cambridge Dictionaryによると” If you cheat on your husband, wife, or usual sexual partner, you secretly have a sexual relationship with someone else: “ と記載されていますね。
She found out that he‘d been cheating on her.
He discovered she’d been cheating on him.
To carve (verb)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると ” to make an object by cutting it from stone or wood “ と記載されています。
He carved a statue of her out of an old log.
He carved her name on a tree.
This totem pole is carved from/out of a single tree trunk.
Macmillan Dictionaryによると ” a permanent mark on your skin where you have been injured “ と記載されていますね。
He has a scar under his left eye.
a prominent/a noticeable/an ugly scar
That burn will leave a bad scar.
slut のことです。Cambridge Dictionaryによると ” a woman who has sexual relationships with a lot of men without any emotional involvement “ と記載されていますね。
‘Like young men and women grappling with depression, I used to take it out on myself,’ she said, while insisting she had been clean from self-harm for years.
Knox, who has caused nationwide uproar and family heartache, was raised a devout Roman Catholic in a loving home in Spokane, Washington.
Miriam’s father Kevin and mother Harcharan, were reportedly ‘floored’ at first by their daughter’s decision to turn to porn to fund her $60,000-a-year education at the elite university.
The student told DailyMail.com that her parents were not aware of her decision to enter the adult industry but ultimately became ‘absolutely supportive’ of her choice.
Belle described her first experience making a film, which featured a violent scene in which she performed oral sex on her male co-star.
grapple with sth (phrasal verb)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると” to try hard to understand a difficult idea or to solve a difficult problem “ と記載されていますね。
Today, many Americans are still grappling with the issue of race.
The government continued to grapple with the issue of public transport.
Cambridge Dictionaryによると ” the state of feeling very unhappy and without hope for the future: “ と記載されていますね。
I was overwhelmed by feelings of depression.
I’m just beginning to get over the depression from losing my job.
Some children show signs of anxiety and depression at exam time.
take sth out on sb (phrasal verb)
Cambridge Dictionaryによると ” to treat someone badly because you are upset or angry, even if they have done nothing wrong: “ と記載されていますね。
Don’t take it out on me!
I know you’ve had a bad day, but you don’t have to take it out on me!
He took out his anger on his family.
I know you’ve got a headache, but don’t take it out on me!
Don’t take it out on John!
Macmillan Dictionaryによると” angry public criticism of something “ と記載されていますね。
Mr Stone’s latest film has caused an uproar.
The whole country is in uproar over the recent assassination attempt.
The book caused an uproar in France.
The whole hall was in uproar after the announcement.
There was an uproar over the proposed rent increases.
Macmillan Dictionaryによると ” great sadness or worry “ と記載されています。
You’ve caused me nothing but heartache.
She writes about the joys and heartaches of bringing up children.
Their son’s illness has caused them so much heartache.
To raise (verb)
色々な意味がありますが、Macmillan Dictionaryの６番目の意味によると ” to take care of children while they are growing up “ と記載されていますね。
For most parents, raising a family is a positive challenge.
Her parents died when she was a baby and she was raised by her grandparents.
He was born and raised in Texas.
The farmer raises (= breeds) chickens and pigs.
The soil around here isn’t good enough for raising (= growing) crops.
Although he was raised a Catholic, he was an agnostic for most of his adult life.
The children were raised as vegetarians.
This seems strange to someone born and raised in the city.
Macmillan Dictionaryによると ” very religious “ と記載されていますね。
a devout Buddhist/Christian/churchgoer
Macmillan Dictionaryによると” feeling or showing love “ と記載されています。
a loving home/relationship
A child needs two loving parents.
Show him plenty of understanding and loving kindness.
He’s a very loving child.
To floor (verb)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると ” to make someone feel so surprised and confused that they cannot react “ と記載されていますね。
The question floored him completely.
I didn’t know what to say – I was completely floored.
She was completely floored when she heard that he was leaving the country.
turn to (phrasal verb)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると ” to start doing something new or different from what you were doing before “ と記載されていますね。
Karras, the ex-football star who later turned to acting
She turned to drugs after the break-up of her marriage.
She said the scene was ‘feminist’ because of the ‘painful’, ‘nasty’, name-calling-filled romp session.
The self-proclaimed feminist majored in Women’s Studies and Sociology at Duke University.
When out of class, she spent her time filming and traveling from Los Angeles to Phoenix and New York for photo shoots.
More recently, the film star has been out of the spotlight as she focuses on keeping good grades.
A man who met Knox for dinner at San Remo Cafe in Greenwich Village, told Page Six she seemed rambunctious.
‘She was really loud and wouldn’t stop talking about herself,’ the man said.
Macmillan Dictionaryによると” someone who supports equal rights and opportunities for women “ と記載されていますね。
a radical feminist
the feminist movement
Cambridge Dictionaryによると ” a funny, energetic, and often sexual entertainment or situation: “ と記載されています。
The newspaper headline was “Bishop Caught In Sex Romp!”
To romp (verb)
Cambridge Dictionaryによると ” if children or animals romp, they play or move around in a lively and often noisy way “ と記載されています。
The children romped happily around/about in the garden.
The puppy and children romped together in the yard.
Cambridge Dictionaryによると ” said or announced about yourself: “ と記載されていますね。
He is a self-proclaimed literary genius.
He’s a self-proclaimed expert on national defence.
the region’s self-proclaimed independence
Cambridge Dictionaryによると ” full of energy and difficult to control: “ と記載されていますね。
a lively and rambunctious puppy
Driving a long distance with four rambunctious children is not exactly fun.
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）