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Nhảy xuống hố băng Alaska cho từ thiện

Từ vựng - Vocabulary

Bài khóa - Transcript

The temperature was close to freezing but this was no time to get cold feet.

Hundreds of thrill-seekers looking for a challenge and a good cause jumped into a hole in the Alaskan ice.

Some of the groups came in fancy dress.

The crowd gathered around the hole clapping and cheering on the participants of this charity event in support of disabled athletes.

Bản dịch - Translation

Hàng trăm những người thích cảm giác mạnh muốn tìm kiếm một thách thức và một hoạt động có lợi cho cộng đồng đã nhảy xuống một lỗ hổng trên mặt băng ở Alaska.

Đám đông tụ tập quanh lỗ băng vỗ tay reo hò cổ vũ những người tham gia hoạt động từ thiện này để ủng hộ cho các vận động viên khuyết tật.

Bài tập - Exercise

Hãy dùng các từ dưới đây ở dạng thích hợp để hoàn thành những câu sau:

to get cold feet / thrill-seekers / a good cause / fancy dress / cheering on

1. The Guinness World Records has confirmed that Penzance now holds the title for the largest gathering of pirates in one place. On Sunday 25 June, 8,734 people in _________ assembled on Penzance promenade at 13:00 BST.

2. Scientists say they have found physical evidence of brain differences which may drive _____________ to act impulsively or dangerously.

3. Thousands turned up at Millennium Stadium in Cardiff for a second time in a week to ____________ the Wales team at the Rugby World Cup in New Zealand. More than 16,000 fans watched the third-place play-off against Australia on the venue's big screens.

4. The events in the Gaza Strip may limit the amount of debate given to the prickly issue of crimes of aggression. Some insiders at the ICC conference are even hinting that delegates may have _____________, and the much expected vote on the subject could be put on ice.

5. MPs have occasionally been accused of telling tales but, thanks to a Buckinghamshire charity, they have now done it for _________. Prime Minister David Cameron and Home Secretary Theresa May have joined more than 80 Conservative MPs to record stories for visually impaired children.

Giải đáp - Answers

1. The Guinness World Records has confirmed that Penzance now holds the title for the largest gathering of pirates in one place. On Sunday 25 June, 8,734 people in fancy dress assembled on Penzance promenade at 13:00 BST.

Penzance town breaks official world pirate record

2. Scientists say they have found physical evidence of brain differences which may drive "thrill-seekers" to act impulsively or dangerously.

Evidence of 'risk-taking' brain

3. Thousands turned up at Millennium Stadium in Cardiff for a second time in a week to cheer on the Wales team at the Rugby World Cup in New Zealand. More than 16,000 fans watched the third-place play-off against Australia on the venue's big screens.

Fans at Millennium Stadium see Wales lose cup play-off

4. The events in the Gaza Strip may limit the amount of debate given to the prickly issue of crimes of aggression. Some insiders at the ICC conference are even hinting that delegates may have got cold feet, and the much expected vote on the subject could be put on ice.

Why International Criminal Court needs more than time

5. MPs have occasionally been accused of telling tales but, thanks to a Buckinghamshire charity, they have now done it for a good cause. Prime Minister David Cameron and Home Secretary Theresa May have joined more than 80 Conservative MPs to record stories for visually impaired children.

Conservative MPs record children's stories for charity