Don’t bug me! Giant COCKROACH scampers across Philippine hardman President Duterte’s shirt as he tries to give a speech
・A large insect climbed onto the Philippine president halfway through a speech
・An aide tried in vain to swat it away with paper before Duterte even realised
・He then swiped it away and joked that the bug belonged to the opposition party
・The President was at a midterms campaign event in central Bohol province
To bug (verb)
Macmillan Dictionary によると ” to annoy someone “という風に記載されていますね。インフォーマルな表現です。
It really bugs me when people smoke in restaurants.
He’s been bugging me all morning.
To scamper (verb)
Cambridge Dictionaryによると ” When small children and animals scamper, they run with small quick steps: “という風に記載されていますね。
The children scampered off into the garden.
The kitten scampered around the kitchen, chasing a ball.
The boy scampered up the tree like a squirrel.
Colin Dictionaryによると ” a tough, ruthless, or violent man “という風に記載されていますね。
Cambridge Dictionary によると ” a person whose job is to help someone important, such as a member of a government or a military officer of high rank: “という風に記載されていますね。
a senior government aide
an aide to the prime minister
a senior aide to the Prime Minister
in vain (phrase)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると ” without success “という風に記載されていますね。
I tried in vain to start a conversation.
All the police’s efforts to find him were in vain.
We walked on, looking in vain for a taxi.
To swat (verb)
Cambridge Dictionary によると ” to hit something, especially an insect, with a flat object or your hand: “という風に記載されていますね。
I swatted the fly with a rolled-up newspaper.
Ben was frantically swatting mosquitoes with his newspaper.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte came across some very liberal opposition at a rally this week after an insect crawled over right across him.
A large cockroach was caught on camera running over President Duterte’s shoulder during his speech, but at first, he didn’t even seem to notice.
The government broadcast was quickly cut to a smiling but bemused crowd at the campaign speech in the central city of Bohol.
Cambridge Dictionaryによると ” respecting and allowing many different types of beliefs or behaviour: “という風に記載されていますね。
Their views on marriage and divorce are very liberal.
a liberal society/attitude
Her parents were far more liberal than mine.
To crawl (verb)
Macmillan Dictionary によると ” to move along the ground on your hands and knees or with your body close to the ground “という風に記載されていますね。
They crawled through the tunnel.
The child crawled across the floor.
The injured soldier crawled to safety.
Megan has just learned to crawl.
To cut (verb)
Cambridge Dictionaryによると ” to move quickly from one scene of a film to another “という風に記載されていますね。
We cut away to another close-up.
The scene cuts to the interior of a large mansion.
The camera jumps around cutting from reaction shot to reaction shot.
Macmillan Dictionaryによると ” confused “という風に記載されていますね。
My father looked slightly bemused.
They exchanged bemused glances.
I was bemused at his sudden anger.
Her answer bemused us all.
The President was extolling the virtues of candidates he had endorsed in next week’s midterm polls during the rally when the stage invader stole everyone’s attention.
The bug popped up on Duterte from over his left shoulder and began scuttling towards his stomach with the politician noticing.
An aide tried and failed to scrape the critter away with some papers, but Duterte, who was nearing the end of his roughly 90-minute address, managed to quickly brush it aside.
To extol (verb)
Cambridge Dictionaryによると ” to praise someone or something in a very enthusiastic way “という風に記載されていますね。
She is forever extolling the virtues of her children.
The report extolled the virtues of Internet technology.
His book extolling the benefits of vegetarianism sold thousands of copies.
Macmillan Dictionary によると ” a good quality or habit that a person has, especially a moral one such as honesty or loyalty “という風に記載されていますね。
Patience is a virtue.
Patience is not one of my virtues.
teaching children the virtues of discipline and self-control
To scuttle (verb)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると ” to run somewhere with short quick steps “という風に記載されていますね。
A crab scuttled away under a rock as we passed.
The children scuttled off as soon as the headteacher appeared.
He scuttled off to get a drink.
We heard rats scuttling by in the dark.
To scrape (verb)
Cambridge Dictionaryによると ” to remove an unwanted covering or a top layer from something, especially using a sharp edge or something rough: “という風に記載されていますね。
Scrape the mud off your boots before you come inside.
I scraped the bits of meat into the dog’s bowl.
The bottle’s label had been scraped away.
Scrape your boots clean before you come in.
We‘ll have to scrape the snow off the car before we go out in it.
Emily scraped away the dead leaves to reveal the tiny shoot of a new plant.
To near (verb)
Cambridge Dictionaryによると ” to get close to something in distance, time, or state: “という風に記載されていますね。
As the big day nears, I’m starting to get nervous.
The project is nearing completion.
As election day neared, reports of new scandals began to appear in the press.
brush sb/sth aside (phrase)
Cambridge Dictionary によると ” to refuse to consider something seriously because you feel that it is not important: “という風に記載されていますね。
She brushed their objections aside, saying “Leave it to me.”
Duke brushed aside suggestions that his campaign was finished.
Railway companies brushed aside fears that staff cuts would compromise safety.
He then stomped on the floor and joked that the insect may have been planted by the main opposition Liberal party.
‘It’s Liberal! That’s for sure,’ Duterte said to laughter from the crowd.
The leader’s critics quickly took to Twitter to mock his close encounter with the roach, which is more frequently seen scurrying over refuse.
roach は a cockroach の意味です。
To stomp (verb)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると ” to put a foot down on the ground hard and quickly, making a loud noise, often to show anger: “という風に記載されていますね。
The little boy was stomping his foot and refusing to take his medicine.
Kevin looked furious as he stomped into his office.
She stomped up the stairs and slammed her bedroom door.
He woke up in a bad mood and stomped off to the bathroom.
She had waited hours already and was about to stomp away furiously.
To plant (verb)
Cambridge Dictionaryによると ” to put something or someone in a position secretly, especially in order to deceive someone: “という風に記載されていますね。
She insisted that the drugs had been planted on her without her knowledge.
Three officers were accused of planting evidence in the suspect’s room.
Someone must have planted the gun on him.
To scurry (verb)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると ” to move fast with small quick steps “という風に記載されていますね。
They were scurrying around like ants.
The animals scurried for shelter.
The mouse scurried across the floor.
Macmillan Dictionary によると ” rubbish “という風に記載されていますね。
a refuse dump
Macmillan Dictionaryによると ” a meeting, especially one that was not planned “という風に記載されていますね。
‘The cockroach must have realized that duterte is the trashiest trash it has ever seen,’ wrote @andy-crush.
‘And I never thought I would say this but GOOD JOB EXPOSING THAT TRASH, DEAR COCKROACH,’ @keeyaaraaa posted.
The Philippine President has proved a divisive character, having waged a bloody and brutal war on drugs in his country and holding a bullish persona on the international stage.
Most recently President Duterte threatened to go to war with Canada over claims the country allegedly dumped illegal shipments containing rubbish several years ago.
Macmillan Dictionaryによると ” likely to cause arguments between people “という風に記載されていますね。
a divisive issue
The Vietnam war was an extremely divisive issue in the US
To wage (verb)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると ” to start and to continue a war or a fight “という風に記載されていますね。
The government has pledged to wage war on drugs.
They‘ve been waging a long campaign to change the law.
Cambridge Dictionary によると ” giving your opinions in a powerful and confident way: “という風に記載されていますね。
She‘s being very bullish about the firm’s future.
Cambridge Dictionaryによると ” the particular type of character that a person seems to have, which is often different from the real or private character that person has: “という風に記載されていますね。
the senator’s public persona
Macmillan Dictionary によると ” if someone allegedly does something, another person says that they have done it, even though this has not been proved “という風に記載されていますね。
The company is being investigated for allegedly falsifying sales records.
The second incident allegedly occurred in the spring of 1992.
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）