ニュースで英語術(April 6, 2021)
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UK /ˈlɪt.ər/ US /ˈlɪt̬.ɚ/
[T] to spread across an area or place untidily:
The park was littered with bottles and cans after the concert.
Dirty clothes littered the floor of her bedroom.
be littered with sth
A place, document, or other object that is littered with something has or contains a lot of that thing:
The newspaper has a reputation for being littered with spelling mistakes.
orbit verb [I or T]
UK /ˈɔː.bɪt/ US /ˈɔːr.bɪt/
to follow a curved path around a planet or star:
On this mission the Shuttle will orbit (the Earth) at a height of several hundred miles.
UK /pəʊz/ US /poʊz/
pose verb (CAUSE)
C1 [T] to cause something, especially a problem or difficulty:
Nuclear weapons pose a threat to everyone.
The mountain terrain poses particular problems for civil engineers.
mock adjective [before noun]
UK /mɒk/ US /mɑːk/
not real but appearing or pretending to be exactly like something:
(from Cambridge Dictionary)
trap verb /træp/
catch trap somebody/something (+ adv./prep.)
to force somebody/something into a place or situation that they cannot escape from, especially in order to catch them
The escaped prisoners were eventually trapped in an underground garage and recaptured.
Police believe the fingerprints could help trap the killer.
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