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Down Street Tube Station Entrance (Disused)
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Little London Tiles in the Lightbox
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A vegetarian restaurant near Smithfield
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Little London Tiles in the Lightbox
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Wardrobe Place
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Little London Tiles in the Lightbox
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Spiegel im Spiegel

Spiegel im Spiegel
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by uk_alien | 2015-06-26 18:50 | photography
【6月27日から7月12日までホリデーでクローズします。その間しっかり復習してくださいね。写真はその間もぼちぼちアップしていきます。】

今回は今日の上級英単語Part 10の復習です。Part 10で学習したのは以下の単語:


salient
rudimentary
paucity
garbled
sanguine



さて問題です。次の例文の[ ]にもっともよく当てはまる単語を上から選んでください。動詞の場合は、時制は文脈によって変化させ、同様に名詞の単数複数も変化させてください。



The medica often use statistics for sensationalism without mentioning a [ ] of research in the area.

This investment firm is run by a bunch of unscrupulous money makers; we are less [ ] about the company's long-term prospects.

The mobile connection was really poor so all I heard was a [ ] noise.

You cannot blame their lack of knowledge. They had been given only [ ] training before they started the job.

After the presentation, he summarised the [ ] pints.



次に、下記の意味を単語とマッチしてください。



初歩の

楽天的な

不足、少量

顕著な、目だった

不明瞭な




いかがでしたか?正解はこちらでチェックしてみてくださいね。それでは7月13日にまたお目にかかります!

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by uk_alien | 2015-06-26 15:00 | [復習編] 今日の5つの上級英単語
【6月27日から7月12日までホリデーでクローズします。しっかり復習してくださいね。写真は続けてぼちぼちアップしていきます。

今日はホリデー前の最後の単語学習。

今日の5つの上級英単語は:

conjugal
plight
toil
ramshackle
unscrupulous

今日は結構耳にした単語が多いのではないでしょうか?



conjugal /ˈkɒndʒəɡl/ [adj] connected to marriage and sexual relationship between husband and wife 婚姻(上)/夫婦(間)の

Some believe that conjugal union is the most appropriate environment for rearing children.
Conjugal happiness is as trying in making as any other sorts of happiness.


plight /plaɪt/ [n] a difficult and sad situation 苦境、窮状

The plight of the homeless
The African elephant is in a desperate plight.

*vocaburary.comの説明はとてもわかりやすいです。
"A plight is a tough bind. You'll usually hear the word plight for groups of people or animals struggling to survive, or struggling for better lives. We talk about the plight of refugees, or the plight of sea birds after an oil spill. An old-fashioned use of plight is for pledge. If you get engaged, you give a plight of your love."


toil /tɔɪl/ [v]:
1) to work very hard and/or for a long time 骨を折って働く
Hundreds of men toiled for years at building the pyramid.
*類義語はslave
2) to move slowly and with difficulty 難渋しながら歩く
They toiled up the hill in the blazing sun.


ramshackle /ˈræmʃækl/ [adj] いまにも倒れそうな、がたがたの
1) (of buildings, vehicles, furniture etc) in a very bad condition and in need of repair 
If the location is right, you can charge a million for a ramshackle house.
A ramshackle neighbourhood
A ramshackle vehicle

2) (of an organisation of a system) badly organised/designed and not likely to last long. 
a ramshackle empire
ramshackle economic policies


unscrupulous /ʌnˈskruːpjələs/ [adj] without moral principles, not honest or fair 不徳な、非良心的な
unscrupulous methods/treatment
I still do not understand why those unscrupulous bankers are still in their jobs while a lot of people have suffered for what they have risked.


以上です。今週もよく頑張りましたね~。(自分にも言ってる)

次のPart 10の復習の後は6月27日から7月12日まで二週間クローズします。ゆっくり...復習してくださいね!写真は続けてぼちぼちアップしていきます。

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by uk_alien | 2015-06-26 10:00 | 今日の5つの上級英単語

Tranquility in the graveyard

Tranquility in the graveyard

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by uk_alien | 2015-06-25 20:36 | photography