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Từ vựng - Vocabulary

To beat the bulge - to lose weight: Giảm cân Rigorous - thorough and strict: Khắt khe Workout - a session of physical exercise: Tập thể dục Incentive - something to encourage someone to do something: Phần thưởng Up for grabs - available for anyone to win: Sẽ trao cho

Bài khóa - Transcript

Thailand’s police force is in a battle to beat the bulge.

It might not be the most rigorous training but these officers are trying their hardest.

The fitness programme in Bangkok includes a daily workout and healthy eating.

They have an extra incentive: a prize worth $160 is up for grabs for the officer who loses the most weight.

Bản dịch - Translation

Lực lượng cảnh sát Thái Lan đang trong chiến dịch giảm cân.

Có thể đây không phải khóa huấn luyện khắt lhe nhất, nhưng những người cảnh sát này đang nỗ lực hết sức.

Chương trình tập luyện ở Bangkok gồm có tập thể dục hàng ngày và chế độ ăn uống lành mạnh.

Ngoài ra họ còn được nhận phần thưởng: giải thưởng trị giá 160 đô la Mỹ sẽ được trao cho người giảm nhiều cân nhất.

Bài tập - Exercise

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

to beat the bulge / rigorous / workout / incentive / up for grabs

1. In his younger days, close associates often complained of the president's schedule, which began with a ________ in the gym or a game of squash.

2. A Subway operator, Strathclyde Partnership for Transport (SPT), is marking the anniversary with giveaways. One year's free Subway travel will be __________, along with free ticket offers for 115 other Subway users.

3. The army, the police, local politicians and the insurgents are all believed to make significant money from the rampant smuggling of everything from drugs, to people, to diesel fuel, in this border region. There seems little incentive to risk bold _________ that might end the fighting.

4. ____________ is for some a full-time preoccupation. The quest to reach the desired size and shape can seem never-ending. There are all manner of diets, exercises creams and massages on offer to try to make the job easier.

5. Recruits needed to pass a __________ six-week training course before they could wear the coveted Green Beret.

Giải đáp - Answers

1. In his younger days, close associates often complained of the president's schedule, which began with a workoutin the gym or a game of squash.

Source: Profile: Hosni Mubarak

2. A Subway operator, Strathclyde Partnership for Transport (SPT), is marking the anniversary with giveaways. One year's free Subway travel will be up for grabs, along with free ticket offers for 115 other Subway users.

Source: Glasgow Subway system marks 115th anniversary

3. The army, the police, local politicians and the insurgents are all believed to make significant money from the rampant smuggling of everything from drugs, to people, to diesel fuel, in this border region. There seems little incentive to risk bold initiatives that might end the fighting.

Source: Putting a face to the conflict in Thailand's south

4. Beating the bulge is for some a full-time preoccupation. The quest to reach the desired size and shape can seem never-ending. There are all manner of diets, exercises creams and massages on offer to try to make the job easier.

Source: Remote controlled weight loss

5. Recruits needed to pass a rigorous six-week training course before they could wear the coveted Green Beret.

Source: On the trail of Britain's WWII 'explosive' beauty spots