Student, 18, is shot in the head with an air gun after rejecting the advances of a group of men on a night out
・Sadie Nicholls was out with friends in London when group of men approached
・After she rejected their advances, both she and her friend were shot at
・The 18-year-old has been left with shards in metal in her head and stitches
Macmillan Dictionary によると ” a forward movement towards someone or something, especially by an army “と、” an attempt to have a sexual relationship with someone, especially when they do not want it “という風に記載されていますね。
Evans denied making sexual advances to her.
She rejected his unwelcome advances.
Macmillan Dictionaryによると ” a sharp piece of broken glass, metal, or other hard substance “という風に記載されていますね。
shards of glass/metal/pottery
Shards of glass have been cemented into the top of the wall to stop people climbing over.
Macmillan Dictionaryによると ” a short piece of thread that is used for joining someone’s skin together after it has been cut “という風に記載されていますね。
The cut over his left eye needed 12 stitches.
Her head wounds needed 50 stitches.
He got hit with a broken bottle and needed five stitches in his cheek.
A student was shot in the head with an air gun after she rejected the advances of a group of men during a night out.
Sadie Nicholls was celebrating a friend’s 21st in Shoreditch, east London earlier this month when the gang approached them.
She and a friend rejected the mens’ attempts at chatting them up, before someone opened fire on them with the weapon.
Ms Nicholls, 18, was left covered in blood and has fragments of metal in her head which doctors say are too dangerous to remove.
Cambridge Dictionary によると ” an effort to do something “という風に記載されていますね。
It’s his fourth attempt at flying a balloon around the world solo.
This is my second attempt at the exam.
None of our attempts at contacting Dr James was successful.
chat up (phrasal verb)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると ” to start a conversation with someone because you want to have a sexual or romantic relationship with them “という風に記載されていますね。
When I left, Sally was getting chatted up by the barman.
He spent all evening chatting her up and buying her drinks.
Ms Nicholls, of Maidenhead, Berkshire, said the shooting unfolded after she and a friend left their group of friends to get food.
She said: ‘This group of men and were trying to speak to us. They said “You are so beautiful”.
‘I just ignored them with my back to them. Then one put his jacket on me. I said “Get away from me, please leave us alone”.
‘They found it funny and were laughing. About two minutes later a pellet hit my friend’s arm.
‘Her whole arm shook. Then one went in my head. I went onto the floor and blood poured down my head.’
She remembers the men running away and then she blacked out. A member of the public quickly called an ambulance and she was taken to the nearby Royal London Hospital.
To unfold (verb)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると ” to happen, or to develop “という風に記載されていますね。
We stood and watched the drama unfold.
Events unfolded in a way that no one could have predicted.
Cambridge Dictionary によると “small metal objects that are shot from some types of gun: “という風に記載されていますね。
a pellet gun
The teenager needed stitches to her head and was released the following day.
She added: ‘It [the pellet] travelled through and was quite deep and shattered in my head. They got the majority of it out but there is still metal in my head.
‘They can’t go in and get it because it might do some damage. They said right now I won’t know if there is any long term damage.’
She said she is convinced the gun attack was linked to the six men who approached her and her friend who she described as being in their 40s or 50s and Eastern European.
Sadie said: ‘I think they must have been cross with me because I wasn’t showing any interest.’
She now suffers problems sleeping and is warning others to take care.
A Metropolitan Police spokesman said: ‘There have been no arrests.’
To convince (verb)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると ” to make someone believe that something is true “という風に記載されていますね。
Maria had convinced herself that he didn’t love her.
You don’t have to convince me you’re the right person for the job.
I’m convinced (that) she’s lying.
Macmillan Dictionaryによると ” angry. This word is used mainly by children or when speaking to children “という風に記載されていますね。
The neighbours got cross every time we put our music on.
I’m cross with her for lying.
My Dad gets cross (with me) if I leave the kitchen in a mess.
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）