The VERY White House: West Wing releases photo of spring interns posing with Trump showing only FIVE out of 91 are ethnic minorities
West Wing (noun)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると” the part of the White House that contains the US President’s office “というふうに記載されていますね。
Macmillan Dictionaryによると” a student, or someone who has recently obtained a degree, who works in a job in order to get experience, often for low or no pay “というふうに記載されていますね。
She worked in the White House as an intern.
After I graduate, I plan to work as an intern at an advertising agency.
・The White House on Friday released a photo showing its spring interns
・Out of 91, all appear to be white except for about five non-white interns
・That is a lower proportion of non-white interns than were seen in Obama’s terms
Cambridge Dictionaryによると” the number or amount of a group or part of something when compared to the whole: “というふうに記載されていますね。
Children make up a large proportion of the world’s population.
The report shows that poor families spend a larger proportion of their income on food.
Only a small proportion of graduates fail to find employment.
The White House has drawn criticism for after releasing a photo showing that out of 91 spring interns, only about five appear non-white.
In the photo released on Friday, President Donald Trump smiles amid the gathering of interns, who will do various tasks including research, fielding inquiries, writing memos and staffing events.
The demographics of the group are roughly similar to Trump’s prior groups of interns.
Photographs of former President Barack Obama‘s interns showed more non-white, and particularly more black, interns.
Macmillan Dictionaryによると” a group of people meeting together “というふうに記載されていますね。
a large social gathering
the greatest ever gathering of world leaders in one place at one time
Easter is one of the best times for a family gathering.
There will be a gathering of world leaders in Vienna next month.
a social gathering (= when people meet for pleasure not work)
We’re having a little social gathering tonight and hope you can come.
To staff (verb)
Cambridge Dictionary によると” to be or provide the people who work for an organization: “というふうに記載されていますね。
Many charity shops in Britain are staffed by/with volunteers.
The after-school program is staffed entirely by volunteers.
It is a well-managed centre staffed by qualified and professional people.
Macmillan Dictionaryによると” the particular features of a population, for example people’s age or race “というふうに記載されています。
The demographics of the country have changed dramatically in recent years.
America’s population is roughly 61 per cent non-Hispanic white. The new intern photo appears to be about 95 percent non-Hispanic white.
Internships are filled through open applications, meaning that the demographics of the interns could be a reflection of the applicants.
Exit poll data shows that just eight percent of black voters selected Trump in the presidential election.
Still, the photo drew backlash and scorn on Twitter for being ‘too white’.
‘Diversity this ain’t,’ said Philip Crowther, a White House correspondent for France24.
‘I haven’t seen so many white people pose for a photo in the White House as in the White House Interns photo since the Olympic hockey teams visited,’ another Twitter user wrote.
exit poll (noun)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると” a way of guessing the results of an election by asking people who have just finished voting who they voted for “というふうに記載されています。
Macmillan Dictionaryによると” a very strong feeling of no respect for someone or something that you think is stupid or has no value: “というふうに記載されています。
He had nothing but scorn for the opinions of others.
She has nothing but scorn for the new generation of politicians.
Why do you always pour/heap scorn on (= criticize severely and unfairly) my suggestions?
Cambridge Dictionaryによると” a newspaper or television reporter, especially one who deals with a particular subject or area “ というふうに記載されていますね。
a war correspondent
He works as a correspondent in Moscow.
the education correspondent for the Guardian
a special report from our political correspondent John Sergeant
She spoke emotionally about her experiences as a war correspondent.
Our foreign correspondent filed this report earlier today.
It is not the first time that Trump’s intern photos have stirred racial controversy.
In December, one intern made an ‘OK’ sign with his hand instead of a thumbs up as the rest of the group did.
Some claimed it was a secret symbol for ‘white power’, which the intern denied.
The White House Internship Program is a public service leadership program that offers young people the opportunity to gain professional experience and build leadership skills, according to the White House website.
‘This hands-on program is designed to mentor and cultivate today’s young leaders, strengthen their understanding of the Executive Office, and prepare them for future public service opportunities,’ the description reads
To stir (verb)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると” If something stirs you, it makes you feel a strong emotion: “ と、” to cause trouble intentionally between other people, especially by telling false or secret information: “ と記載されていますね。
I was deeply stirred by her performance.
The speech stirred the crowd to take action.
This murder has stirred a lot of ill feeling in the community.
The latest economic figures have stirred fears of growing inflation.
Seeing George again stirred old memories in me.
That music stirred some old emotions.
There’s a lot of gossip about me going around. Have you been stirring?
Macmillan Dictionaryによると ” hands-on experience or training involves you doing something rather than just reading about it or watching other people do it “ と、” a hands-on person is involved in something and does not let other people do all the work and make all the decisions ” という風に記載されていますね。
She’s very much a hands-on manager.
To cultivate (verb)
Cambridge Dictionaryによると ” to try to develop and improve something: “ と、” If you cultivate a relationship, you make a special effort to establish and develop it, because you think it might be useful to you: “ という風に記載されていますね。
She has cultivated an image as a tough negotiator.
The new prime minister is cultivating relationships with East Asian countries.
We’re trying to help these kids cultivate an interest in science.
He’s trying to cultivate a more caring image.
to cultivate friendships
To prepare (verb)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると ” to make yourself or someone else ready and able to deal with a future event “ という風に記載されていますね。
This course prepares graduates for management careers in the tourist industry.
This course prepares students for middle and senior managerial positions.
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）