Admiral William H. McRaven addresses the graduates
(part two)

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Posted 27 November 2017
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William H. McRaven is a retired US Navy admiral. In 2014, admiral McRaven gave a speech at the University of Texas commencement ceremony in Austin. In that speech, he told the graduates about some life rules he acquired during US Navy training.

Part one
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background - 背景
be down to - 〜になる
be made up of - 〜で構成される
a crew - クルー
difficult - 難しい
an equalizer - イコライザ
ethnic - エスニック
a flipper - フリッパー
good-natured - 人のいい
have the last laugh - 最後の笑いを持っている
long before - ずっと前に
to matter - 重要である
to measure - 測る
a munchkin - マンチカン
a nation - 国家
to paddle - パドル
prior to - 先立って
to reach - 達する
to succeed - 継ぐ
training - トレーニング