Trump arrested: BBC News Review reviews

June 16, 2023

Donald Trump has become the first ex-US president to be arrested and charged with criminal offences. Neil and Beth teach the language around this story to help you use it.

The story:
Donald Trump has become the first ex-US president to be arrested and charged with criminal offences. He’s accused of business fraud connected to money he paid to an adult film actress shortly before he won the presidential election in 2016. The case comes as he campaigns to become president again, in the 2024 election. Trump pleaded not guilty when he appeared in court on Tuesday.

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Key words and phrases:
🔎 mugshot – photo of a person’s face taken by police after their arrest
– The famous actor’s mugshot appeared in all the newspapers after his arrest.
– She felt humiliated to have a mugshot taken for a driving offence.

🔎 unfolded – developed; became clear
– The story unfolded slowly. It took ages to understand what was happening!
– As events unfolded, it became clear it was a major terrorist attack.

🔎 rails against – complains angrily
– My dad rails against politicians of all parties. He thinks they’re all liars.
– Social media was full of people railing against their broadband provider for yet another service failure.

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✔️ 0:00 – Introduction
✔️ 0:26 – Story
✔️ 1:27 – Headline 1: Donal Trump campaign releases ‘mugshot’ t-shirt – The Telegraph
✔️ 3:03 – Headline 2: Surrender, arrest and then a rally: How the day unfolded for former US president Donald Trump – The Times of India
✔️ 4:30 – Headline 3: Trump rails against charges in post-arraignment speech at Mar-a-Lago – The Hill
✔️ 6:03 – Language summary

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  1. One more great video by professional two good teacher

  2. People are being way to kind to this channel. Like if you don't know what a mugshot is, time to go back to school.

  3. Reply
    Kevin aka NevikSewil lewis June 16, 2023 at 8:00 pm

    It’s about time

  4. When he's behind bars for more than 20 years – THEN I'll celebrate.

  5. Then ex president Obama should be arrested,too.

  6. Reply
    Alexandre Simões June 16, 2023 at 8:00 pm


  7. This is a wonderful performance. Maybe I am wrong, but I found a mistake the first sentence at the beginning of this episode misses an auxiliary word "was".

  8. The evil wins this time?

  9. Reply
    Adeeba's lively soul June 16, 2023 at 8:00 pm

    Thank u so much both of you..

  10. Thank you for teaching us 🥰

  11. So much impressed ❤

  12. "No one is above the Law" except Democrats!

  13. Nice video🎉

  14. é impressão minha ou estão felizes?

  15. Reply
    Vanderlino Barbosa June 16, 2023 at 8:00 pm

    Bolsonaro arrested todo.

  16. I very much like to watch your programs. Your explanation is very clear.

  17. They are trying so hard to not laugh about “mugshot” I’m crying 😂

  18. bravi

  19. He After come out lick u

  20. He was never put in cuffs. He just on house Arrest not in jail 😂😂😂guys

  21. i feel stupid watching this on normal speed

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