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136. What Happened to Patrick Zaki? (English Vocabulary Lesson)

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136. What Happened to Patrick Zaki? (English Vocabulary Lesson)

14 Februari 2022

What happened to Patrick Zaki? The Egyptian student, researcher, and human rights activist was arrested in Cairo 2 years ago - but why? What did he do? And what will happen in the future? Let's talk about it on today's episode of Thinking in English!! TRANSCRIPT - You may also like... 135. The End of Winter Sport?: Climate Change and the Future of the Winter Olympics! (English Vocabulary Lesson) 134. Is Obesity a Disease? (English Vocabulary Lesson) 133. Why Is Indonesia Changing Capital City? (English Vocabulary Lesson) 132. Pros and Cons of Mandatory National Service! (English Vocabulary Lesson) CONTACT ME INSTAGRAM - thinkinginenglishpodcast ( Blog - Vocabulary List To interrogate (v) -  To ask someone a lot of questions for a long time in order to get information, sometimes using threats or violence The man was arrested and interrogated for five hours To detain (v) - to force someone to officially stay in a place A suspect has been detained by the police for questioning To drop (v) - to stop something you were doing or planning to do The union dropped its demands in return for a pay rise To marginalise (v) - to treat someone or something as if they are not important Some people are worried that the country’s native language will be marginalised Relentless (adj) - continuing in a severe or extreme way The relentless heat makes it difficult to work during the day Arbitrarily (adv) - in a way that uses personal power unfairly and without considering people’s rights and wishes Local officials enforce rules arbitrarily and unreasonably Plight (n) - an unpleasant condition, especially a serious, sad, or difficult one He was moved by the plight of the refugees Honorary (adj) - given as a reward, without qualifying in a standard way The university gave the president a honorary degree Torture (n) - the act of causing great physical or mental pain in order to persuade someone to do something or to give information He revealed his secrets under torture


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