2018年12月12日「concession」

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Overseas tonight and to Paris. After another weekend of violent protests that began with anger
over a gas tax increase in France.
Well tonight, French President Emmanuel Macron just today delivering a national address,
making concessions and new promises to the French people.
Tonight, France fighting its way out of the fire after a fourth weekend of violence.
What began as a protest over fuel tax has turned into a national battle cry for economic equality.
President Emmanuel Macron tonight pleading for calm, promising wage increases, bonuses and tax relief,
although no change to a controversial tax break to the rich.
It’s unclear if the French President has done enough.
But the real test will come this Saturday.
Will these streets be full of Christmas shoppers, or violent protesters?

 

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concession
譲歩

make a concession
譲歩する

national address
国民への演説

wage increase
賃上げ

tax relief
減税

economic equality
経済的な平等