2018年10月16日「blindsided」

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Just weeks ahead of the midterms, President Trump putting a spotlight on immigration.
中間選挙を前にトランプ大統領が—

This amid a report his administration is considering a new take on family separation at the border.
親子を引き離す新たな移民政策を検討中と報じられた

According to the Washington Post, the president is considering a plan that gives parents who cross the border illegally two choices:
大統領は不法移民に2つの選択肢を与えるつもりだという

stay in detention for months or even years with their children as they await immigration proceedings,
審査終了まで数か月〜数年収容施設で子供と待つか—

or allow children to wait in government facilities until relatives are located.
子供を政府施設で待機させ親戚を探すか

Even the first lady weighing in, telling our Tom Llamas
大統領夫人は—

that she was blindsided by the child separation policy, and she’s against it.
子供を引き離す政策に不意をつかれ反対したという

I didn’t know that that policy will come out. I was blindsided by it.
私は政策について知らず不意をつかれました

I told him at home, and I said to him that I feel that’s unacceptable,
この政策は決して容認できないと自宅で夫に伝えると—

and he felt the same.
彼も同じ気持ちでした

 

単語・熟語

blindsided
不意をつかれる

against
反対

unacceptable
容認できない

weigh in
議論に加わる