Naked men exhibition

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Around 180 life-size posters of naked men are on display in the Austrian capital, Vienna.

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You can’t help but notice them.

Around 180 life-size posters of naked men are on display in the Austrian capital, Vienna.

They’re to promote a new exhibition on male nudity at the city’s Leopold museum.

But the posters have prompted complaints from members of the public, who think the pictures are offensive.

The museum reluctantly agreed to cover up the intimate parts of the models.

Vocabulary:

life-size - the actual size of a living person

nudity - nakedness

offensive - annoying or insulting

reluctantly - unwillingly

intimate - very private

Exercise:

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

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

life-size / nudity / offensive / reluctantly / intimate

1. The Naked Rambler has been released from prison in Edinburgh after serving his latest sentence for public _________.

2. "There has been much debate about our plans to build a new hospice, and we have been open to listening to all views, but ___________ comments, including abuse and threats to deny access to care are completely unacceptable."

3. "After a short time I wouldn't even allow them to appear in jeans. After that, I got them to wear sweaters on stage and eventually, very ___________, suits."

4. _____________ human dolls worth more than £40,000 have been used to train NHS staff in Staffordshire on how to evacuate a smoke filled hospital.

5. "Obviously, it's rather rare to find objects that belonged to the queen, particularly dresses or more _________ things," said art expert Cyrille Boulay.

Answers:

1. The Naked Rambler has been released from prison in Edinburgh after serving his latest sentence for public nudity.
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2. "There has been much debate about our plans to build a new hospice, and we have been open to listening to all views, but offensive comments, including abuse and threats to deny access to care are completely unacceptable."
کلیک Source: Havens Hospice sorry for Facebook threat

3. "After a short time I wouldn't even allow them to appear in jeans. After that, I got them to wear sweaters on stage and eventually, very reluctantly, suits."
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4. Life-sized human dolls worth more than £40,000 have been used to train NHS staff in Staffordshire on how to evacuate a smoke filled hospital.
کلیک Source: Life-sized dolls worth £40K used in NHS emergency training

5. "Obviously, it's rather rare to find objects that belonged to the queen, particularly dresses or more intimate things," said art expert Cyrille Boulay.
کلیک Source: Marie Antoinette's slippers fetch 50,000 euros at auction

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