Girl power! Chilean women strip NAKED and brandish flaming torches in the streets to protest against gender-based violence
・Women took to the streets of Santiago, Chile to mark International Women’s Day
・Several women stripped completely naked or topless to make statements
・They protesting against violence against women and calling for equal rights
To mark (verb)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると” to celebrate something “というふうに記載されていますね。Cambridge Dictionaryには ” to show respect for or commemorate: “というふうに記載されていますね。
A ceremony was held to mark the occasion.
Tomorrow’s parade will mark the 50th anniversary of the battle.
Women and men stood in solidarity yesterday as they marked International Women’s Day with marches and protests staged across the world.
In Santiago, Chile, women used the occasion to shine a spotlight on the ongoing issue of violence against women.
Several women marched through the streets topless to draw attention to the cause, with slogans daubed in body paint across their chests.
One held a noose around her neck in a powerful gesture of support for Chile’s female victims of violence.
Macmillan Dictionary によると” the support that people in a group give each other because they have the same opinions or aims “というふうに記載されていますね。
Hundreds of supporters gathered to show solidarity for the three men.
a need to create solidarity among the president’s top economic advisers
The situation raises important questions about solidarity among member states of the UN.
The purpose of the speech was to show solidarity with the country’s leaders.
Cambridge Dictionaryによると” a special or formal event: “ というふうに記載されていますね。
The first opening of a Scottish parliament for 300 years was a historic occasion.
The dress is perfect for a special occasion.
We should mark the occasion in some way.
I have a suit but I only wear it on special occasions.
Sarah loves dressing up for special occasions.
turn the spotlight on sth (phrase)
Cambridge Dictionaryによると” to attract attention to something, usually to give information about something bad: “ というふうに記載されていますね。
The documentary turned the spotlight on the low wages paid to manual workers.
Congress is turning the spotlight on the private lives of its members.
To daub (verb)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると” to spread a wet substance such as paint on a surface in a careless way “ と記載されていますね。
The walls had been daubed with graffiti.
The baby had daubed butter all over his hair and face.
The children daubed finger paint on large sheets of paper.
Macmillan Dictionaryによると ” a piece of rope that is formed into a circle at one end, so that if you pull the other end the circle becomes smaller. A noose is used for killing someone by hanging them by the neck. “ という風に記載されていますね。
They put him on the back of a horse and looped a noose around his neck.
The women painted their bare breasts with body paint in floral patterns as they marched through the streets of the capital.
Some held signs reading ‘Todas las mujeres’, which tranlates to ‘all the women’ in English.
One solemn looking woman wore a noose around her heavily bruised neck to protest the plight of Chilean women subjected to violence.
Another protestor stripped completely nude as her friend applied more body paint to her naked body.
Cambridge Dictionaryによると ” serious and without any humour: “ と記載されていますね。
a solemn face/voice
Everyone looked very solemn.
Macmillan Dictionaryによると ” a sad, serious, or difficult situation “ と記載されていますね。
the plight of the poor/homeless/unemployed
Few of us can be unmoved by the plight of the refugees.
My problems aren’t much compared with the plight of the storm victims.
subject sb/sth to sth (phrasal verb)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると ” to make someone or something experience an unpleasant or worrying thing: “ と記載されていますね。
“I didn’t want to subject him to such a long drive!” she said.
Her husband subjected her to years of physical abuse.
The investigation found that they had been subjected to unfair treatment.
To strip (verb)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると ” to take off all of your clothes or all of another person’s clothes “ と記載されていますね。
The soldiers were forced to strip naked in freezing temperatures.
He had been stripped naked, beaten and robbed.
During the summer months, the sheep strip the mountains bare.
To apply (verb)
Macmillan Dictionary によると ” to put a layer of something such as paint onto a surface “ と記載されていますね。
Sara applied her lipstick carefully.
The paint should be applied thinly and evenly.
She applied the lotion gently to her sunburned arms.
The women carried fire torches marching through the streets as the protest carried on until the evening.
Police were in attendance to monitor the protest.
Events were held across the globe to mark International Women’s Day which occurs on March 8 every year.
From street plays to highlight domestic violence to hundreds of male and female protesters wearing black masks and brandishing #MeToo placards, people around the world have taken to the streets to make their voices heard.
In Rome two of Harvey Weinstein’s accusers lead the way at a demonstration in Rome on Thursday as to mark the day.
Actresses Asia Argento and Rose McGowan were two of the first to come forward and accuse the Hollywood director of sexual misconduct in 2017 and early 2018
Despite their traumatic stories, the pair marched in strength and unity as they lead thousands of women through the Italian capital on Thursday.
She was given the chance to face her accusers.
Davis says he is eager to face his accusers in court.
come forward (phrasal verb)
Cambridge Dictionaryによると ” to offer to give help or information: “ と記載されていますね。
No witnesses to the accident have come forward yet, despite the police appeal.
Nobody has yet come forward with any information relating to the girl’s death.
Police said that several people had come forward with information about the attack.
Cambridge Dictionaryによると ” the number of people in a group: “ と記載されていますね。in strength (=in large numbers):です。
Demonstrators arrived in strength to protest against the military action.
Local people turned out in strength to support us.
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）