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Daily English Lesson #5

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One year later, Women’s March returns

One year after women took to the streets in droves to protest President Donald Trump’s inauguration, marchers are gathering again in cities across the country and around the world in a sharp rebuke of Trump’s presidency and in continuation of a still-growing international movement. This second year of the Women’s March also comes in the middle of the #MeToo movement, which has shed light on sexual misconduct and ushered in social change in a bevy of industries. It also comes months ahead of the midterm elections in the United States, in which progressive women hope to turn their activism into victories at the ballot box.

Reading Vocabulary

droves – a herd or flock of animals being driven in a body.

rebuke –  -express sharp disapproval or criticism of (someone) because of their behaviour or actions.

shed light – clarify or explain (something unknown).

bevy – a large group of people or things of a particular kind.

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Video Vocabulary

to fuel –  cause (a fire) to burn more intensely.

rally – a mass meeting of people making a political protest or showing support for a cause.

crowd – a large number of people gathered together in a disorganized or unruly way.

culminate – reach a climax or point of highest development.

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