World’s first pageant winner with Down’s syndrome, 19, struts her stuff in a new campaign video for Benefit – after landing her debut modelling job with a major brand
Cambridge Dictionaryによると ” a competition for young women in which they are judged on their beauty and other qualities: “という風に記載されていますね。
a beauty pageant
the Miss Chinatown pageant
Our school held a Pageant of Great Women.
strut your stuff (phrase)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると ” to show people how good you are at doing something, or how attractive you look “ という風に記載されています。
Let’s go and strut our stuff on the dance floor.
Hey baby, why don’t you get out on the floor and strut your stuff?
Winnie loves to dance and has been strutting her stuff since she was very young.
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To strut (verb)
Cambridge Dictionaryによると ” to walk in a proud way trying to look important: “ という風に記載されています。
The boys strutted around trying to get the attention of a group of girls who were nearby.
Phyllis struts around like she owns the place.
To land (verb)
Cambridge dictionaryによると ” to get something that you wanted, especially a job or opportunity “ という風に記載されていますね。
At the age of 19 she landed a small role in a West End play.
He was hoping to land the job on a permanent basis.
He landed a senior editorial job.
Beauty Queen Kate Grant, who became the first person with Down’s syndrome to win a pageant last year, has revealed she’s now a brand ambassador for cosmetics giant Benefit.
The 19-year-old – who was crowned champion in the Teen Ultimate Beauty Of The World pageant in 2018 made waves when she appeared on This Morning last year.
Kate, who describes herself as the ‘first model in Northern Ireland with Down’s syndrome, was hailed an ‘inspiration’ when she appeared on the ITV show, which saw her strut on the catwalk during the fashion segment.
Now she has partnered with Benefit Cosmetics, appearing on the brand’s Instagram account modelling its new roller liner, in a post that’s been liked more than 4,000 times.
To hail (verb)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると ” to say publicly how good or important someone or something is “と、” to shout to someone as a way of attracting their attention “というふうに記載されていますね。
The court’s ruling was immediately hailed as a victory for freedom.
Heppner has been hailed as one of the finest tenors in the operatic world today.
I tried to hail her from across the room.
You wait here with our bags while I hail a taxi.
Shall we hail a taxi?
To crown (verb)
Macmillan Dictionaryよると ” to give someone a crown for winning a competition “ という風に記載されていますね。
She was crowned Miss America almost twenty years ago.
make waves (phrasal verb)
Cambridge Dictionaryによると ” to be very active so that other people notice you, often in a way that intentionally causes trouble: “というふうに記載されていますね。
It’s probably not a good idea to start making waves in your first week in a new job.
When I started the job, a friend told me not to make waves because the managers didn’t like people to disagree with them.
The independent candidates are making waves in the election campaign.
Macmillan Dictionaryによると ” a proud and confident way of walking “というふうに記載されていますね。
The post reads: ‘WING WOMAN WEDNESDAY. Introducing our first #wingwomanwednesday the gorgeous @kategrantmodel. We’re so pleased to have her as one of our Wing Women.’
Kate was also showered with praise by fans, following her latest venture.
One social media user commented: ‘I am officially @kategrantmodel ‘number 1 fan’.
It’s nothing to do with the fact that she is Irish and everything to do with the fact she is FABULOUS.’
Macmillan dictionaryによると ” thappy and satisfied “ という風に記載されていますね。
It took a long time to complete the work, but I’m very pleased with the results.
Are you pleased with the way things went yesterday?
I’m really pleased about your new job.
I’m pleased to announce the winners of the contest.
You’ll be pleased to hear that Dave can’t come tonight!
Are you pleased about John’s promotion?
We’re so pleased that you’re able to come to the wedding.
I’m really pleased with your work this term.
I’m pleased to hear you’re feeling better.
Cambridge Dictionaryによると ” a new activity, usually in business, that involves risk or uncertainty: “というふうに記載されていますね。
a new/profitable venture
She advised us to look abroad for more lucrative business ventures.
The project was a joint venture between the two schools .
His most recent business venture ended in bankruptcy.
Another gushed: ‘How fabulous, such a gorgeous model’, while others hailed Benefit for ‘promoting inclusivity’ with their campaign.
A spokesperson for Benefit decided to partner with Kate because of her ‘infectious’ energy.
Speaking exclusively to Femail, a representative said: ‘We discovered Kate by chance in the summer of 2018 when we saw a Facebook video about her journey to becoming a model.
‘We fell instantly in love with her. Her amazing energy was so infectious and we were captivated by her incredible zest for life and determination. She embodied everything we stand for as a brand so we knew we had to find a way to work with her.
Macmillan dictionaryによると ” feelings or ways of behaving that are infectious make other people feel the same or behave in the same way “ という風に記載されていますね。
an infectious laugh
His enthusiasm was infectious.
The condition is highly infectious.
Cambridge Dictionaryによると ” only: “というふうに記載されていますね。
a club exclusively for women
a website devoted exclusively to hip-hop music
Our employment agency deals exclusively with the advertising industry.
To captivate (verb)
Cambridge dictionaryによると ” to attract or interest someone very much “ という風に記載されていますね。
Their romance captivated the whole country.
With her beauty and charm, she captivated film audiences everywhere.
Her singing captivated audiences everywhere.
To embody (verb)
Macmillan dictionaryによると ” to represent a quality or an idea exactly: “ という風に記載されていますね。
The spirit of hope is embodied in the character Anna.
She embodied good sportsmanship on the playing field.
Arthur Ashe embodied the ideals of good sportsmanship.
Macmillan dictionaryによると ” great enthusiasm or interest “ という風に記載されていますね。
He never lost his zest for life.
She’s over 80, but she still has an amazing zest for life.
It’s wonderful to see the children’s zest for life.
He approached every task with a boundless zest.
The recording captures the zest of this live concert performance.
‘The opportunity came along when we were casting for a shoot for our latest product launch, Roller Liner Eyeliner.
‘We’re truly honoured that Kate was able to join us, and we hope her involvement goes someway to showing that beauty and makeup shots can absolutely feature people from all walks of life. The beauty industry is changing and we love that people like Kate are leading the way.’
Benefit has hinted they plan to work with Kate again in the future.
They added: ‘We’ll most definitely be looking to work with Kate again on another campaign.’
During her appearance on This Morning last year, Kate said she hoped to use her platform as a budding model to help others.
When Ruth Langsford asked her what she wanted to achieve, she responded: ‘Awareness for Down’s syndrome and disabilities, people with special needs.
‘The inclusion of young adults, young children with special needs.’
come along (phrasal verb)
Macmillan dictionaryによると ” to arrive, or to become available “ と、” If something is coming along, it is developing or improving: ” という風に記載されていますね。
Hassan’s English is really coming along.
The building work was coming along nicely.
How’s your English coming along?
How’s Kathleen coming along with her swimming?
walk of life (phrase)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると ” the job someone does or the position they have in society “というふうに記載されていますね。
In my work I see people from all walks of life.
People from all walks of life use the public library.
There are people who underperform in every walk of life.
To hint (verb)
Macmillan dictionaryによると ” to say what you are thinking or feeling in an indirect way “ という風に記載されていますね。
The Prime Minister hinted that the crisis could continue throughout the summer.
Mum’s hinted (that) she might pay for my trip to Mexico.
He’s hinted at the possibility of moving to Canada.
My parents have hinted that they’ll pay for a European vacation after I graduate from college.
Macmillan dictionaryによると ” at the very beginning of a career in writing, acting, politics etc and likely to be successful at it “ という風に記載されていますね。
a short story competition designed to encourage budding authors
The high school jazz group included a number of budding musicians.
Her mother Deidre, who also appeared on the show, said she had reservations about entering Kate into the pageant, but realised she couldn’t hold her daughter back.
She said: ‘Her aspiration to walk the catwalk was so strong I had to go with her, I had to support her in what she really had a passion for.
‘It was always in the back of my mind that there would be a lot of negative feedback, but once Kate gets on the catwalk she brings something very special to the catwalk. She has a personality where she engages with the crowd, she oozes confidence.’
Macmillan dictionaryによると ” a feeling of doubt about whether something is good or right ” という風に記載されていますね。
We have reservations about letting the children stay home alone.
He accepted my advice without reservation.
The government has expressed reservations about the cost of the project.
He has reservations about the proposals because they reduce workers’ rights.
We accepted their offer without reservation.
Macmillan Dictionaryによると ” something that you want to achieve, or the wish to achieve something “というふうに記載されていますね。
He has no political aspirations.
When I was 12 I had aspirations to play professional football.
It’s a story about the lives and aspirations of poor Irish immigrants.
It is important to encourage children’s dreams and aspirations.
He worked hard to fulfil his childhood aspiration to become a surgeon.
To support in (verb)
Cambridge dictionaryによると ” to help someone emotionally or in a practical way: “ という風に記載されていますね。
My family has always supported me in whatever I’ve wanted to do.
Everyone came together to support him in his campaign for justice.
To engage (verb)
Cambridge dictionaryによると ” to become involved, or have contact, with someone or something: “ という風に記載されていますね。
Just stay out of his way as much as possible, and don’t engage with him.
To ooze (verb)
Macmillan dictionaryによると ” if someone or something oozes a particular quality, or if it oozes from them, they show that quality in a very obvious way “ という風に記載されていますね。
Her brother oozes charm.
The golfer was oozing confidence (= had a lot of confidence).
He oozes (= has a lot of) charm/confidence.
Juice oozed from the grapes.
The waiter brought her a massive pizza oozing (with) cheese.
Blood was still oozing out of the wound.
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）