2016年9月14日 星期三

vigilante, deface, sickbed, daybed, vigil, struggle, in bed with sb,

How Countries Like the Philippines Fall Into Vigilante Violence



"No Bulgaria! Go back to Turkey!" On video, a man ties the hands of three Afghan men behind their backs and forces them to lie on the ground

The government is sending mixed signals
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Many people insist on a bright-line distinction between “fewer” and “less”, and get quite agitated by the subject. David Foster Wallace’s novel “Infinite Jest” featured the Militant Grammarians of Massachusetts, who boycott stores with signs reading “12 items or less”. A few vigilantes have defaced such signs in real life. What is the distinction, and why does it matter? http://econ.st/1JnX18R



Every Dog Has Its Daybed
The Global Pet Expo also offered hand-smocked dresses and anxiety-reducing shirts for dogs. Cats and fish didn’t make out too badly, either.


The Vigilante of Clallam County
Patrick Drum was tired of seeing sex offenders hurt children. So he decided to kill them.
LEXI PANDELLDEC 4 2013, 7:00 AM ET


Islamists take to Egypt streets

Houston Chronicle - ‎9 minutes ago‎
CAIRO (AP) - Egypt's capital descended into chaos Friday as vigilantes at neighborhood checkpoints battled Muslim Brotherhood-led protesters denouncing the ouster of President Mohammed Morsi and a deadly crackdown.

 

 

 

 

Hong Kong's Tiananmen Vigil Hit By Slogan Row

 



In Bed With the President of Ghana?
By ANDREW SOLOMON
It is unsettling to be implicated in a national scandal, but any debate on homosexuality in an African country is itself progress.



Relatives of the shooting victims at a prayer vigil in Aurora, Colo., where President Obama visited on Sunday.
Ted S. Warren/Associated Press

Obama Consoles a City as It Grieves
By JOHN ELIGON, SERGE F. KOVALESKI and MARC SANTORA 37 minutes ago
President Obama visited Aurora, Colo., where relatives of victims attended a prayer vigil, above.


Looking Past the Skepticism on Fate of the Euro A decade after the euro's birth as a full-fledged currency, the anniversary has been more a sickbed vigil than a celebration. Inconvenient fact seldom impedes the euro-skeptic narrative, argues Brian Childs in Another View column.


Rumor to Fact in Post-Katrina Violence

Investigations into the violence reveal cases of white vigilante violence, police killings and cover-ups. Above, Reginald Bell said threats against him were ignored.




Residents Gather as Obama Expected to Attend Evening Vigil
By RANDY LEONARD and JAMES BARRON 10:49 AM ET

Residents flocked to church services and vigils on Sunday, struggling to comprehend a shooting that left 20 schoolchildren dead.


deface
dɪˈfeɪs/
verb
  1. spoil the surface or appearance of (something), for example by drawing or writing on it.
    "he defaced library books"

vigilante
†vig・i・lan・te〔vìdlǽnti〕
[名]自警団員.

n.
  1. One who takes or advocates the taking of law enforcement into one's own hands.
  2. A member of a vigilance committee.
[Spanish, watchman, vigilante, from Latin vigilāns, vigilant-, present participle of vigilāre, to be watchful, from vigil, watchful.]

vigilantism vig'i·lan'tism (-lăn'tĭz-əm) or vig'i·lan'te·ism (-tē-ĭz'əm) n.

vigil[vig・il]

  • 発音記号[vídʒəl]
[名]
1 [U][C](見張り・看病などのための)徹夜;不寝番;(徹夜の)座り込み
hold a vigil
(徹夜の)座り込みを行う.
2 [U]眠れないこと, 不眠.
3 ((the 〜))《教会》(祈りのための)徹夜;((時に〜s))(教会祭日前夜の)徹夜課;(教会祭日の)前宵(ぜんしょう)祭, (特に)断食の宵祭り.
keep (a) vigil
(病人などを)徹夜で看病する((over ...));(暴徒・どろぼうなどに対して)夜警する((over, against ...))
keep (a) vigil over a dead body
お通夜をする.
[アングロフランス語←ラテン語vigilia (vigil目ざめた). △VEGETABLE, VIGOR

sickbed
[名]病床.

struggle


 音節
strug • gle
発音
strʌ'gl
struggleの変化形
struggles (複数形) • struggled (過去形) • struggled (過去分詞) • struggling (現在分詞) • struggles (三人称単数現在)
[動](自)
1I([副])/II to do]もがく, あがく;(…と)取っ組み合う((against, with ...));(…しようと)争う, 戦う
struggle like a fish out of water
水から上がった魚のようにもがく
struggle against adversity
逆境と戦う.
2I([副])/II to do](…しようと)一生けんめい努力する, 奮闘する((for ...))
struggle for self-control
けんめいに自分を抑えようとする
struggle not to cry
泣くまいと努める.
3I([副])](…を)苦労して進む((through ...));(苦労して)どうにかやっていく, なんとかがんばる((along, on))
struggle throughWar and Peace'
『戦争と平和』を苦労して読む
struggle along with little money
お金がほとんどなくてやっていく
struggle intoout ofone's shirt
やっとのことでシャツを着る[脱ぐ].
━━(他)
1 …をもがくようにして[苦労して]運ぶ[置く, ある状態にする].
2 ((〜 one's wayで))押し分けて進む
struggle one's way through the crowd
人込みをかき分けて進む.
━━[名]
1 もがき, あがき, 努力, 苦闘((for, with ...)).
2 (…間の)取っ組み合い, 戦い((between ...));(…を得ようとする)争い((for ...))
a power struggle
権力闘争
the struggle for existencelife
生存競争.
3 非常な努力を要する仕事[目標]
It was a struggle for her to make (both) ends meet.
収支を合わせるのに彼女はさんざん苦労した.




daybed

Syllabification: day·bed
Pronunciation: /ˈdāˌbed/

noun

North American A couch that can be made up into a bed.More example sentences
  • The central prop Branagh utilizes for this confrontation is not a bed, but rather, a daybed or couch.
  • Many window seats and daybeds also offer handy storage for linens, blankets, and pillows.
  • If Junior had a single bed, this might be the time to replace it with a fold out sofa, futon sofa, or daybed.

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