The Collins Dictionary of the United Kingdom publishes the annual keyword every year, and which words have been selected this year, and which popular words have been added to the dictionary? Follow the editor to learn together, and by the way, let's review 2020! related to the pneumonia epidemic lock down, lock down the city This year's annual representative word is "lockdown". Lockdown originally means "urgently block a place in response to the situation", such as blocking a school, apartment or prison. Let's look at a few examples:
As cases of the coronavirus spiked again, Macron announced a second national lockdown in France. The local church has been remove background from image placed on lockdown by the police because of the terrorist attack that happened last night. coronavirus The word "New Coronary Pneumonia" has been haunting everyone for almost a year. I hope the epidemic will subside as soon as possible! Then help the students to review, if we want to say infected with disease, we will use be infected with + disease, for example: If you are infected with the coronavirus in the US, you will probably not receive any medical treatment.
self-isolate Isolate is "isolation; isolation", so self-isolate is the verb "self-isolation". for example: If you develop a cough, fever, or any other respiratory symptoms, please do not take public transit, and self-isolate for a couple of days. and self-isolate for a few days.) Have you heard the above sentence very often this year? Let me add that "quarantine" in English is called in quarantine; "epidemic prevention hotel" is called quarantine hotel! social distancing This word is what we often hear as "social distancing". Pay special attention to yo, this word is a noun, if you want to use a verb, write socially distance. Let's see an example: Social distancing is going to become the new normal, and we will get used to it.