Awkward! Man is caught cringing and shaking his head when his longterm girlfriend catches the bride’s bouquet at a wedding
・A viral video shows a man’s hesitant face when his date catches the bride’s bouquet toss
・He looks tense when the camera pans to him
・The woman who caught the flowers shares a child with her partner, who was seen shaking his head and looking reluctant
・Clip was filmed at a wedding in Ohio in 2018 by another guest
To cringe (phrasal verb)
Macmillan Dictionary によると ” to move back slightly from something that is unpleasant or frightening “という風に記載されています。
I cringed when I realized what I’d said.
He cringes every time he hears the dentist’s drill.
Macmillan Dictionary によると ” to be the most important aspect of a situation or problem “という風に記載されていますね。
a hesitant smile
You seemed a bit hesitant about recommending that restaurant – is something wrong with it?
She gave me a hesitant smile.
To hesitate (verb)
Macmillan Dictionary によると ” to pause before doing something, or to do something very slowly, usually because you are nervous, embarrassed, or worried “という風に記載されていますね。
My mother never hesitates to tell me when I look bad.
She hesitated slightly before answering the detective’s question.
“Do you love me?” she asked. He hesitated and then said, “I’m not sure.”
If you need anything, don’t hesitate to call me.
Cambridge Dictionary によると ” not willing to do something and therefore slow to do it: “という風に記載されていますね。
She was reluctant to leave.
I was having such a good time I was reluctant to leave.
Many parents feel reluctant to talk openly with their children.
She persuaded her reluctant husband to take a trip to Florida with her.
A picture paints a thousand words, but a video capturing a man’s face paints many more as he shows his hesitancy when his girlfriend caught a bride’s bouquet at a wedding.
The resurfaced video was filmed at a wedding in October 2018 in Bellville, Ohio, but has been earning attention online this week.
In the clip, the unnamed bride throws her flowers to an eager group of wedding guests at her reception, but not everyone is pleased with who catches it.
To resurface (verb)
Cambridge Dictionary によると ” to appear again after being lost, stolen, or absent: “という風にも記載されていますね。
Please contact me if any of the stolen paintings resurface.
He resurfaced on Thursday and was detained by police at Frankfurt airport.
The footage was captured by another guest at the wedding, whose girlfriend was also vying for a chance to catch the bouquet.
As the bride turns her back to the crowd and flings the flowers in the air, a tall woman in a black dress jumps in front of others to secure the bouquet.
The person filming the camera immediately zooms in on said woman’s partner, who is skulking against a tree drinking from a can.
The man catches the camera’s lens and makes a quick awkward face and shakes his head.
According to the person who uploaded the video to YouTube, the couple has been together for a few years.
The duo even have a two-year-old child together.
To vie (verb)
Macmillan Dictionary によると ” to compete with/against other people for something that is difficult to get “という風に記載されていますね。
Five players are still vying for the last position on the team.
Law firms vie with each other to hire the best students.
The two older children tend to vie with the younger one for their mother’s attention.
To fling (verb)
Macmillan Dictionary によると ” to throw something carelessly or with a lot of force “という風に記載されていますね。
She flung a book across the room at me.
His coat had been flung over the back of a chair.
He crumpled up the letter and flung it into the fire.
To skulk (verb)
Macmillan Dictionary によると ” to move around or to wait somewhere in a secret way, especially because you are going to do something bad “という風に記載されていますね。
Why is he skulking around in the bushes?
I thought I saw someone skulking in the bushes – maybe we should call the police.
‘We are all friends and they thought the video was hilarious,’ the person added to the video description.
The video attracted comments from viewers, including one who wrote:'[He’s] like = Not today satan.’
‘Apparently she’s not a keeper,’ said another, while a third said, ‘That’s [awful]. I’d dump him.’
The tradition of tossing the bouquet originated in England as a way for the bride to pass along her good fortune to others.
According to sources, the tradition actually originates from something a bit more drastic – unmarried female guests would assault the bride and tear off pieces of her clothing or bridal bouquet, hoping the remnants would bring them the good fortune of being the next one to get married.
At some point in time, brides started defensively throwing their bouquet into the crowd to avoid being attacked by her wedding guests.
at some point in timeは、「 ある時点で、いつか、ある時期に」です。
The garter toss is also a popular alternative.
A recent survey by wedding company Hitched showed that the tradition of throwing the bouquet is waning. Of the 2,800 brides surveyed, only half believed in including the ritual on their big day.
Urban Dictionary によると ” something worth keeping “という風に記載されていますね。
If he introduces you to all his friends, he’s a keeper.
The autographed ball is a keeper.
Macmillan Dictionary によると ” a drastic action or change has a very big effect “という風に記載されていますね。
The company will be taking drastic measures to reduce its debt.
Many employees have had to take drastic cuts in pay.
In the desert there’s a drastic change in temperature from day to night.
To assault (verb/noun)
Macmillan Dictionary によると ” to attack someone violently “という風に記載されていますね。
An elderly woman was assaulted and robbed.
A woman and a man have been convicted of assaulting a police officer.
He had attempted to sexually assault the woman.
To wane (verb)
Macmillan Dictionary によると ” if a feeling or power wanes, it becomes weaker or less important “という風に記載されていますね。
His enthusiasm was waning fast.
By the late 70s the band’s popularity was beginning to wane.
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）