let me shadow him-when you shadow someone in a work context, you learn about what they do.
NGOs-non governmental organisations.
downhill trajectory – the situation gets worse.
homeless- in this case its the homeless people on the street who don’t have housing (a roof over their head).
rapport- in this case, develop a relationship where both parties (people communicating) understand each other’s feelings and ideas.
awkward position- in this case, a position which is uncomfortable and can only be maintained for a short period of time.
news gathering team-a team that gathers information to get the news out to the public.
it gives them a sort of dignity-dignity is about being worthy of respect and being treated ethically. I think we should treat everyone with dignity, and it should be reliant on their position within society.
don’t really get traumatised- to be in a state of shock/mental distress due to a disturbing experience.
drop in the ocean- only a very, very small amount.
raise the profile- get more attention in terms of a specific issue.
moved to do something- to cause something to feel an emotion and then to take action.
envisage-to think up something which doesn’t yet exist
mentor-someone who supports someone who has less experience in a certain area.
one of the beneficiaries-someone who benefits from a project.
refugees- people fleeing conflict or persecution.
it is tragic photographic this people-if something is tragic it brings distress or sorrow.
most prestigious photographic gallery-a photographic gallery which inspires respect and admiration. A place that is seen as having a high status in society.