Queens man, 44, falls to his death from fourth-story window ‘after he was caught molesting six-year-old boy during child’s birthday party’
To molest (verb)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると” to hurt someone, especially a child, by touching them in a sexual way or by forcing them to do sexual acts “というふうに記載されていますね。
The girl had been molested frequently by her stepfather from the age of eight.
The man had previously been arrested several times for molesting young boys.
・Edgar Collaguazo was found mortally injured outside his Jackson Heights, Queens, apartment building early Thursday
・Police say he fell to his death from fourth-floor window trying to escape after allegedly fondling his tenant’s six-year-old son
・Boy’s mother allegedly caught Collaguazo with his hand down child’s pants and locked him inside his room to prevent him from fleeing
・Incident took place during boy’s birthday party; Collaguazo also allegedly kissed a five-year-old girl on the mouth
Cambridge Dictionaryによると” so severe that death is likely “ と記載されていますね。
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 “ と記載されていますね。
The second incident allegedly occurred in the spring of 1992.
To fondle (verb)
Cambridge Dictionaryによると ” to touch gently and in a loving way, or to touch in a sexual way: “ と記載されています。
She fondled the puppies.
He gently fondled the baby’s feet.
She accused him of fondling her (= touching her in a sexual way) in the back of a taxi.
To prevent (verb)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると ” to stop something from happening ” と記載されていますね。
Rubber seals are fitted to prevent gas from escaping.
His disability prevents him (from) driving.
The owner is prevented by law from making any major changes.
Fierce winds prevented the race from taking place.
The police tried to prevent him from leaving.
Can this type of accident be prevented?
Label your suitcases to prevent confusion.
A 44-year-old Queens man plummeted to his death from his fourth-floor apartment after he was allegedly caught groping a six-year-old boy Thursday morning.
Police in New York City say Edgar Collaguazo was killed while trying to flee after the alleged victim’s parents called 911 at around midnight Thursday and locked him inside his room.
When officers responded to the scene at 35-15 9th Street in the Jackson Heights section of Queens, they found the suspected child molester lying unconscious and unresponsive outside the building.
To plummet (verb)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると ” to fall straight down very quickly from a high position ” と記載されていますね。
House prices have plummeted in recent months.
She plummeted to the ground.
Temperatures plummeted last night.
The parachute failed to open and he plummeted to the ground.
To grope (verb)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると” to touch someone sexually in a rough way, especially someone who does not want to be touched ” と記載されていますね。
He groped me as I was going to the bar.
Macmillanによると” claimed to be true, even though this has not been proved ” と記載されていますね。
The alleged victim’s evidence could not be relied upon.
It took 15 years for the alleged criminals to prove their innocence.
They were in the house when the alleged crime took place.
To respond (verb)
Cambridge Dictionaryによると” to react by doing what is needed, suitable, or right for a particular situation “というふうに記載されていますね。
She hugged him, but he didn’t respond.
How did she respond to the news?
The police respond to emergencies in just a few minutes.
The government should listen to industry and respond to its needs.
Macmillan Dictionaryによると” a suspected criminal is one who the courts have not yet proved guilty “ というふうに記載されていますね。
The suspected drug dealer was taken in for questioning.
Police arrested three suspected terrorists.
a suspected spy/fraudster/thief
a suspected crime/fraud/conspiracy
Cambridge Dictionaryによると” not reacting or moving at all because of being unconscious or very ill “ というふうに記載されていますね。
The patient was collapsed and unresponsive when he was brought into hospital.
Collaguazo was transported to Elmhurst Hospital, where he was pronounced dead from his injuries.
The 44-year-old had been renting out a room in his apartment to a family. On Wednesday, Collaguazo’s tenants hosted a birthday party for their son, who was turning six, and invited several children over, reported the New York Daily News.
While the adults were celebrating, Collaguazo reportedly invited the birthday boy, his 5-year-old female cousin and another boy to watch a movie in his room.
At around midnight, the girl’s mother went to check on the kids and allegedly busted Collaguazo with his hand down the six-year-old’s pants as he was sitting on the man’s lap.
The girl who was present later claimed that Collaguazo also had kissed her on the mouth and told her to keep it a secret, according to the New York Post.
The male victim’s relatives began beating up Collaguazo, and then confined him to his room to await the arrival of police officers who were summoned by the boy’s mother.
Collaguazo, who was reportedly drunk, tried to escape through the window, but instead landed belly first onto a metal fence outside the apartment building before hitting the ground.
To transport (verb)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると” to move people or things from one place to another, usually in a vehicle ” というふうに記載されていますね。
We will need a big truck to transport all the boxes.
A shuttle bus transports all employees from their homes.
Volunteers will be transported to the island by boat.
To pronounce (verb)
Cambridge Dictionaryによると” to say something officially or certainly ” というふうに記載されていますね。
He was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival.
The jury pronounced him guilty.
The court pronounced her innocent of all charges.
Cambridge Dictionaryによると ” someone who rents a flat, house, office, piece of land etc from the person who owns it “というふうに記載されています。
There are six commercial tenants in the building.
Tenants are complaining that vital repairs are not being done.
He was cruel to his tenants.
Tenants had to give part of their harvest to the landowners.
invite over (verb)
Cambridge Dictionaryによると” to invite someone to your house, for example for a meal “というふうに記載されていますね。
Let’s invite some people over.
They had invited some friends over for a game of bridge.
To bust (verb)
Cambridge Dictionaryによると” When the police bust a person, they arrest them, or when they bust a building or a place, they arrest people in it who they believe are breaking the law ” というふうに記載されていますね。
The police busted him because they think he’s involved with a terrorist group.
He’s been busted for drug trafficking.
To await (verb)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると” to wait for something that you expect to happen ” と記載されていますね。
He‘s anxiously awaiting his test results.
They were awaiting the birth of their first child.
Security footage caught the sickening moment the man’s body struck, then bounced off of, the metal gate, landing onto the pavement like a rag doll.
A witness likened the sound Collaguazo’s body made on impact to a pumpkin falling off a roof.
Collaguazo was married but estranged from his wife, and had a criminal history, which included five prior arrests on unspecified charges.
The mother of the six-year-old boy told the Daily News she had no idea that their landlord, who had been friendly with her son, had pedophilic tendencies.
To bounce (verb)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると” to look at someone or something very directly for a long time ” というふうに記載されていますね。
The ball bounced off the goalpost and into the net.
She bounced the ball quickly.
The children had broken the bed by bouncing (= jumping up and down) on it.
He bounced the baby (= lifted it up and down) on his knee.
liken to (phrasal verb)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると” to say that someone or something is similar to someone or something else ” というふうに記載されていますね。
She‘s been likened to a young Elizabeth Taylor.
His works have been likened to those of Beckett.
To estranged (verb)
Cambridge Dictionaryによると” to cause someone to no longer have a friendly relationship with another person or other people “というふうに記載されていますね。
Her lifestyle estranged her from her parents.
Cambridge Dictionaryによると” If someone has a tendency to do or like something, they will probably do it or like it “というふうに記載されています。
His tendency to exaggerate is well known.
have artistic/criminal/suicidal tendencies
She has a tendency to work late.
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