FBI Raids Trump | Understanding News

FBI Raids Trump | Understanding News

Understanding News | FBI Raids Trump

In August of 2022, the Department of Justice and the FBI raided former President Donald Trump’s Florida resort, Mar-a-Lago. Although Trump hasn’t been arrested, many believe that he could possible face serious legal consequences in the near future.

If you want to understand the details of Trump’s legal issues like a native speaker, this is a great starting point. In this lesson we explain exactly why Donald Trump is trouble and the key vocabulary you’ll need to know to truly understand this issue.



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Video Vocab | Trump

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Angry Donald Trump with Top Secret Documents in Jail (G. McGregor/ https://pawprintphoto.net)

Did you have any difficult understanding the video? Don’t worry, there’s a lot of difficult phrases in there. We made a vocabulary list to help give you a better understanding of the slang, idioms, and difficult words used throughout the video.


➣Nouns 名詞

◆Search warrant

A legal document authorizing the police or other official to enter and search premises.

The FBI served a search warrant on Donald Trump.




To enter a place suddenly in order to find someone or something.

Drugs were found in the actor’s home during a police raid.




A court order for someone to appear in court or for them to turn over documents.

I was served a subpoena by my ex-husband’s lawyer.



➣Verbs 動詞


To take forcibly.

The police seized a number of items from the car during the search.




To officially declare information to be no longer secret.

After more than 50 years, the documents about JFK’s assassination were finally declassified.




To be formally charged with a crime.

He was indicted after he talked with the police.



➣Adjectives 形容詞


Never done before

It was unprecedented to raid a former president’s home.



➣Idioms イディオム

◆(To be) in deep shit

To be in a lot of trouble.

My girlfriend found a text from another girl on my phone and now I’m in deep shit.



◆Preaching to the choir

To try to persuade people who already agree with you.

My boss doesn’t like our company’s new dress code, but she’s preaching to the choir when she complains to me.



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