今日のニュース。アジアではたばこ税を引き上げる動きになっているようだ。インドネシアでは平均10%の値上げらしい。この記事で気になったのが、世界の喫煙率。インドネシアは世界最高で、男性の喫煙率は7割を超えるという。確かにインドネシア人はよく吸っている。

Why smoking rates aren't falling around the world

0:01
plummet; to fall very quickly; 急落する
【例】Temperatures plummeted yesterday.

crack down on; to control sth more strictly; 厳重に取り締まる
【例】The city has cracked down on vaping in public spaces.

Over the past 60 years, smoking rates have plummeted in Britain, America, Australia and other countries that have cracked down on the habit. 


COLLEGE KIDS REACT TO TRY NOT TO SING ALONG CHALLENGE (10th Anniversaries)

3:25
hook on (to sth); やみつきになる、夢中になる
get hooked onも紹介済み。

I've never been a huge fan of country music, so I didn't really hook on to Taylor Swift. 


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今回の動画は
How My Mum Felt About Me Moving to Japan ✨ VLOGMAS DAY 10


2;53
sparse; (adj) only present in small amounts or numbers and often spread over a large area (OALD)
sparsely (adv) 

 it's still a fairly sparsely inhabited country
(what is the best thing about living in New Zeland?) 

3;11
be extroverted; having a confident character and enjoying the company of other people (OALD) (Second time!! )

So the question is: Was Mimei always that extroverted?
I'm not extroverted at all

7;21
dead-end street; a street with only one way in or out (FREE DIC.)
行き止まりといった意味。
Failure is a detour, not a dead-end street.
有名な名言です。detourは回り道という意味。

I definitely feel like comparing yourself to other people is like a dead end street Like, you just can't, you can't do that.

11;34
double chin;  二重あご

Here's how to hide your double chin

12;03
toe beans; 猫の肉球(ピンク色のかわいい)

are they clean toe beans?

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