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Eighty years at the top

کلمه ها و ترکیب های تازه perched - sitting in a position that is close to the edge.

inaugurated - opened officially

flock to - gather together in large numbers and go somewhere

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تمرین:

Use one of the words or phrases below to complete each of these sentences from a BBC news report.

Note that you may have to change the form of a word to complete the sentence correctly.

iconic/landmarks/perched/inaugurated/flock to

1. One of Glasgow's most notorious ___________ is to be given a new lease of life as part of a scheme to boost cycling and pedestrian travel.

The so-called "bridge to nowhere", a pedestrian link over the M8 motorway, has never been used and has no access ramps.

2. [The Maspero] was ________________ in Cairo in 1960 - the first dedicated television building ever built in the Middle East.

3. Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa, the Coca-Cola bottle and Christ are history's top ____________ images, according to an Oxford professor.

4. The eastern Canadian fishing town calls itself the iceberg capital of the world, and tourists ___________ visit in the summer when the season for the frozen goliaths is booming.

5. Hong Kong's Ocean Park, which features a vast aquarium and rollercoaster rides all _____________ atop one of Hong Kong's lush craggy peaks,

saw attendance figures rise by 6% last year despite the threat from the big-name cross-town rival Disney.

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پاسخ ها

1. One of Glasgow's most notorious landmarks is to be given a new lease of life as part of a scheme to boost cycling and pedestrian travel.

The so-called "bridge to nowhere", a pedestrian link over the M8 motorway, has never been used and has no access ramps.

http://bbc.in/q6WV3o

2. [The Maspero] was inaugurated in Cairo in 1960 - the first dedicated television building ever built in the Middle East.

http://bbc.in/r3I7Zv

3. Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa, the Coca-Cola bottle and Christ are history's top iconic images, according to an Oxford professor.

http://bbc.in/oXLNJo

4. The eastern Canadian fishing town calls itself the iceberg capital of the world, and tourists flock to visit in the summer when the season for the frozen goliaths is booming.

http://bbc.in/rq9SN4

5. Hong Kong's Ocean Park, which features a vast aquarium and rollercoaster rides all perched atop one of Hong Kong's lush craggy peaks, saw attendance figures rise by 6% last year despite the threat from the big-name cross-town rival Disney.

http://bbc.in/ooHDq7