‘Faith in humanity restored’: Internet praises man and his friends who invited an elderly woman who was eating alone to join them for a meal before discovering she was widowed and would have celebrated her 60th wedding anniversary the next day
・Jamario Howard spotted the elderly woman at a restaurant in Oxford, Alabama
・He invited the woman to join him and his friends at their table on Thursday night
・A picture of them was posted to Facebook and received more than 31,000 views
Macmillan Dictionary によると ” strong belief in or trust of someone or something “という風に記載されていますね。
I’m delighted to know you have such faith in me.
The public have lost faith in what the government is doing.
Maybe we put too much faith in doctors and medicine.
Politicians must start keeping their promises if they want to restore the people’s faith in government.
She has no faith in modern medicine.
You’ll cope – I have great faith in you.
To restore (verb)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると ” to cause a particular situation to exist again, especially a positive one “という風に記載されていますね。
By Sunday, electricity had been restored.
Every effort was made to get peace restored to the area.
Doctors have restored his sight.
Macmillan Dictionaryによると ” if someone is widowed, their husband or wife has died “という風に記載されていますね。
a widowed mother of three
My widowed uncle lives upstairs.
A man and his friends have been praised for sharing a meal with a widowed elderly woman after spotting her dining alone in a touching act of kindness.
Jamario Howard had been eating at a restaurant in Oxford, Alabama, with his friends Jamychol Baker, Tae Knight, when he noticed the widowed woman eating by herself on Thursday evening.
After discovering the woman would have celebrated her 60th wedding anniversary the next day, Mr Howard took to Facebook to share a picture of the moment and stated: ‘The woman changed my outlook on life and how I look at other people.’
Cambridge Dictionary によると ” a person’s general attitude or way of thinking about something: “という風に記載されていますね。
He has a positive outlook on life.
He has a fairly positive outlook on life.
They shared the same kind of outlook on life.
After taking to Facebook to post a picture of the four of them at the restaurant table, the kind gesture has since received more than 31,000 shares on Facebook.
A post written by Mr Howard read: ‘So tonight JaMychol Baker, Tae Knight and myself went out to eat at this place called Brads in Oxford, and after us sitting there a while waiting on our food I noticed an elderly woman sitting alone.
‘My exact thoughts was ”dang I’d hate to have to eat alone”. So after thinking about it a minute I walked over to her and asked if I could sit with her.
‘She said yes and we talked for a minute and after a while of talking she told me she lost her husband and that tomorrow would have been their 60th anniversary.
Cambridge Dictionaryによると ” used when you are disappointed or annoyed “という風に記載されていますね。
Dang, I broke the glass!
‘I instantly gave my condolences and asked her to come eat with us, which she was excited to do.
‘The point in this is always be kind and be nice to people. You never know what they are going through.
‘This woman changed my outlook on life and how I look at other people. Everyone has a story so do not judge! And people I can’t stress this enough. Go see your Mom and your grandparents. They miss you!!’
Macmillan Dictionaryによると ” the things that you say to show sympathy when someone has just died “という風に記載されていますね。
We offer our condolences to David and his family on their tragic loss.
a letter of condolence
The mayor offered his condolences.
Following the post, social media users were quick to share their thoughts on Mr Howard’s gesture.
One user, Connie McBride-Thibodeaux, wrote: ‘That was awesome, love one another, life is too short.’
Barbara Boxold said: ‘How wonderful you are! You can be very proud of yourself!’
While Sarah Foreman commented: ‘That was very sweet of this guy we need more people like you in the world. God bless you son.’
Also adding her thoughts on the kind gesture, Emily Montgomery Hunt wrote: ‘How thoughtful of you and your friends. Gives hope that there are still good people out there. God bless you and this dear lady.’
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）