実践ビジネス英語 2019/12/19 L18 (2)Fighting Traffic in New York
Alvarez says efforts to promote walking and cycling lead to such benefits as cleaner air in the long term. However, in recent years she says there has been an increase in the death of cyclists and pedestrians. Alvarez describes the role the street played in the society in the past, providing a place for children to play and adults to meet.
Alvarez could also say, “There’s been a lot of media coverage of that issue lately.” And I think most people would assume she meant “in the media.”
exposure, media exposure メディア露出
Alvarez uses irony to mean “The actual state of something is different from what we’d expect.” The cities are trying to improve people’s quality of life. But certain negative issues are emerging. It is also ironic that my father who lives in Alaska thinks the winters in Tokyo are very, very cold.No tags for this post.