実践ビジネス英語 2020/1/9 L19(2)Overprotective Parents





実践ビジネス英語 2020/1/9 L19 (2)Overprotective Parents
Ueda says his mother pushed him to succeed, but never went as far as the American parents involved in a recent college bribery scandal. McMillan describes the quid pro quo that donating a building or a large amount of money to university means one’s child has a better chance of getting in. Ueda talks about how some parents in a scandal bribed coaches to benefit their kid.
Here “drive” means “encourage people in a certain direction, you know, toward the certain goal” I bet this image comes from “urging animals, like, cows and sheep” to go in a certain direction. There’s also the term, driven which we can use about people who are strongly motivated, who work very hard to succeed, or achieve something. You could say, “He’s really driven. He takes three English classes every week.”

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