Girl, 17, is sexually assaulted during train journey home from a festival – then assaulted AGAIN by another man when she told him what had happened
・Teenager was travelling home from Boardmasters music festival on August 12
・As she got on the train she was approached by a man in a novelty shark hat
・He sat next to her and tickled her when she refused to give him a kiss
・She moved away from him and told another man what had just happened
・But the other man began touching her and himself inappropriately
Macmillan Dictionaryによると” to the place where you live “ 記載されていますね。
How was the journey home?
I went home to France.
I was sick on the plane home.
What time are you coming home?
I decided to walk home.
Don’t be late home!
Cambridge Dictionaryによると” a cheap unusual object such as a small toy, often given as a present: “ 記載されていますね。
The shop sells gifts and other novelties.
The novelty of the toys soon wore off.
a novelty item
To tickle (verb)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると” to move your fingers gently on someone’s skin in order to give them a pleasant feeling or to make them laugh ” と記載されていますね。
The dog rolled over, waiting for his tummy to be tickled.
Stop! You’re tickling me!
I tickled her feet and she laughed.
Macmillan Dictionaryによると形容詞 inappropriateは” not suitable in a particular situation ” と記載されていますね。その副詞系です。
inappropriate use of medication
His casual clothes were inappropriate for such a formal occasion.
an effort to stop them spending money inappropriately
A 17-year-old girl was sexually assaulted twice, by two different men, on a train as she made her way home from Boardmasters music festival.
The teenager was travelling on a Great Western Railway service between Newquay and Plymouth when she was approached by a man in a novelty shark hat who offered to help her with her luggage.
When on the train, he sat next to her and then asked if she wanted a kiss.
make your way
Macmillan Dictionaryによると” to start moving towards a place ” と記載されていますね。
We made our way to the front of the crowd.
We slowly made our way down the river.
It’s getting late – we should make our way home soon.
To offer (verb)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると” to let someone know that you are willing to do something for them ” と記載されていますね。
My father offered to take us to the airport.
I do think you should have offered to help.
After she said no, the man started tickling her and attempted to take her phone. The girl then moved to a different seat.
She was approached by another man who she told what had just happened.
Th man, who said his name was Lance, then sexually assaulted her by kissing her and touching her and himself inappropriately.
To attempt (verb)
Cambridge Dictionaryによると” to try to do something, especially something difficult: ” と記載されていますね。
He attempted to escape through a window.
The book attempts to explain the origins of the war.
The terrifying incident took place between 8.45pm and 9pm on August 12.
British Transport Police are now appealing for witnesses who could provide them with information.
Investigating officer Detective Constable Matt Grieve said: ‘This was a deeply upsetting and shocking incident for this young woman.
Macmillan Dictionaryによると” to happen “ 記載されていますね。
The Olympics take place every four years.
The concert takes place next Thursday.
I don’t know exactly what took place in the classroom.
To appeal (verb)
Cambridge Dictionaryによると” tto make a serious or formal request, especially to the public, for money, information, or help ” と記載されていますね。
The police are appealing to the public for any information about the missing girl.
Police have appealed for witnesses to the accident.
They’re appealing to local businesses for sponsorship money.
‘If you were on board this train and witnessed what happened, or saw two men acting suspiciously, then I would urge you to get in touch.
‘Your information could prove vital in our enquiries to understand what happened, and who is responsible.‘
Cambridge Dictionaryによると” on a boat, train, or aircraft “という意味があります。
As soon as I was on board, I began to have second thoughts about leaving.
The plane had 125 passengers and crew on board.
A customs officer came on board the ship.
Macmillan Dictionaryによると” in a way that shows you think someone has done something wrong ” と記載されていますね。
Sarah looked up at me suspiciously.
There was a suspiciously large amount of money in his account.
The children are suspiciously quiet (= are so quiet that they are probably doing something wrong).
To urge (verb)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると” to advise someone very strongly about what action or attitude they should take “というふうに記載されていますね。
Investigators urged that safety procedures at the site should be improved.
Macmillan Dictionaryによると” very important, necessary, or essential “という意味があります。
Macmillan Dictionaryによると” a question intended to get information about someone or something ” と記載されていますね。
There have already been over 300 inquiries from people interested.
Police are making inquiries in the neighbourhood. (=ask questions)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると” deserving to be blamed for something that has happened ” と記載されていますね。
How long will they be in prison if they are found responsible?
Who is responsible for this terrible mess?
The first offender is white with pale skin and ginger hair. He was wearing a white shirt with a palm tree on it, blue shorts and a novelty shark hat.
The second offender, Lance, is also white, with mousy hair and pronounced sideburns. He had on a white polo shirt and camouflage shorts.
Macmillan Dictionaryによると” someone who has committed a crime ” と記載されているますね。
Because he is a first-time offender, he is unlikely to receive jail time.
Macmillan Dictionaryによると” hair that grows down a man’s cheeks “と記載されているますね。
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）