Prince Harry follows in the footsteps of his mother Diana as he arrives in Amsterdam for international AIDS conference at start of two-day visit to Netherlands
・Prince Harry, 33, has kicked off a two-day visit to the Netherlands on Monday
・The Duke of Sussex is attending the International Aids Conference in Amsterdam
・The prince made a private trip to visit charity projects in Lesotho last month
follow in someone’s footsteps (phrase)
Cambridge Dictionaryによると” to do the same thing as someone else, esp. someone in your family, previously did: “というふうに記載されていますね。
She followed in her mother’s footsteps and started her own business.
Prince Harry has arrived in Amsterdam as he kicks off a two-day visit to the Netherlands.
The Duke of Sussex, 33, attended the International Aids Conference as he continues his mother’s work in supporting the fight against the HIV virus.
Harry, who is carrying out the engagement without the Duchess of Sussex, joined young advocates from his charity Sentebale to discuss issues faced by teenagers who have the disease.
Duchess of Sussex はヘンリー王子の妻、メーガンです。
Macmillan Dictionaryによると” someone who strongly and publicly supports someone or something “というふうに記載されていますね。
He was an advocate for small businesses around Newark.
She is a passionate advocate of “organic” clothes.
an advocate for women’s sports
a tireless advocate of political reform
The duke joined a session at the conference where youth delegates from countries including India, Zimbabwe and the US spoke about how Aids has affected their lives.
At the end they all gathered for a group picture and Harry even posed for a selfie with one of them.
For the past few years, Harry has been a committed HIV/Aids campaigner, raising awareness about the disease and even being publicly tested for the virus a number of times – once with superstar singer Rihanna in Barbados in 2016.
Harry is continuing the work of his mother, Diana, Princess of Wales, who was the first member of the royal family to have contact with a person suffering from HIV/Aids.
Macmillan Dictionaryによると” someone who is chosen to represent a group of other people at a meeting ” というふうに記載されています。
Each union elects several delegates to the annual conference.
Each state chooses delegates to the national convention.
More than 1,000 delegates attended the three-day conference.
To delegate (verb)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると” to give part of your work, duties, or responsibilities to someone who is junior to you ” と、” to choose someone to do a job for you or to represent yo ” というふうに記載されています。
Because Henry hated to delegate, he was always overworked.
He always delegates boring tasks to his assistant.
Macmillan Dictionaryによると” loyal to a belief, organization, or group, and willing to work hard for it “というふうに記載されています。
a committed member of the team
a committed socialist/Christian/teacher
In the late 1980s, when many still believed the disease could be contracted through casual contact, she sat on the sickbed of a man with Aids and held his hand.
Both publicly and privately she supported the work of those helping patients, with late-night trips to east London’s Mildmay HIV hospice, and serving as patron of the NAT (National Aids Trust).
The duke’s charity Sentebale focuses on supporting HIV-positive young people in the African nations of Lesotho and Botswana.
The organisation’s Let Youth Lead programme gives young people a public voice on the issue of Aids and how if affects their lives.
To contract (verb)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると” to become infected with a disease “というふうに記載されていますね。フォーマルな表現です。
She contracted pneumonia and died.
He contracted malaria while he was travelling.
She contracted pneumonia and was hospitalized.
On Tuesday, Harry and Sir Elton John will share a platform at the conference as the celebrity – who performed at the duke’s recent wedding – launches the MenStar Coalition, a global Aids organisation aimed at targeting HIV infections in men.
Linda-Gail Bekker, president of the International AIDS Society and AIDS 2018 co-chair, said about Harry: ‘His genuine commitment to the fight against AIDS is inspiring a whole new generation of leaders and reminding the world that AIDS is not over.
‘We are so grateful to him for his leadership in the HIV response and the strong collaboration between Sentebale and the International AIDS Society.’
share a platform (noun)
Cambridge Dictionaryによると” to give speeches or to perform at the same public event: ” というふうに記載されています。
It was the first time the opposing candidates had shared a platform.
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）