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Ngôi làng của các đô vật

Từ vựng - Vocabulary

on the outskirts: ở ngoại vi (của một thành phố, thị trấn)

strict regime: chế độ nghiêm ngặt

bouncer: bảo vệ, vệ sỹ (giữ an ninh cho quán bar, hộp đêm)

upmarket: cao cấp

protégés (also spelled: proteges): đàn em, đệ tử, người thường ít tuổi hơn và được người kia bảo trợ, đào tạo

Bài khóa - Transcript

This village on the outskirts of Delhi is famous for its wrestlers.

They follow a strict regime of healthy food and exercise.

Vijay Pahelwan also works as a bouncer in the upmarket bars and nightclubs of the Indian capital.

He says he's helped over 100 village boys find work there, but his dream is to see his protégés compete in the Olympics one day.

Bản dịch - Translation

Ngôi làng ở ngoại vi Delhi này nổi tiếng với các đô vật của làng.

Họ theo một chế độ nghiêm ngặt trong việc ăn uống lành mạnh và tập luyện.

Vijay Pahelwan cũng làm bảo vệ tại các quán bar và các hộp đêm cao cấp ở thủ đô Ấn Độ.

Anh nói anh đã giúp hơn 100 nam thanh thiếu niên trong làng tìm việc ở đó, nhưng ước mơ các đàn em của mình một ngày sẽ được tham dự Olympics.

Bài tập - 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.

on the outskirts / strict regime / bouncer / upmarket / protégés

1. The former president left behind an estate that includes an _________ house in Johannesburg, a modest dwelling in his rural Eastern Cape home province and royalties from book sales, including his autobiography Long Walk to Freedom.

2. Oberst played American football for years as a left tackle in the offensive line before working as a _________ at a bar.

3. Located _________ of Shanghai, the circuit shares similarities with the Chinese city's futuristic style.

4. Appou, who celebrated his 44th birthday on 24 April, attributes his longevity to "following a _________" as well as eating plenty of fruit and vegetables.

5. Early expressionist painter Egon Schiele (1890-1918) was a _________ of Gustav Klimt, who studied at the Vienna Academy of Fine Arts and caused controversy with his nude portraits.

Giải đáp - Answers

1. The former president left behind an estate that includes an upmarket house in Johannesburg, a modest dwelling in his rural Eastern Cape home province and royalties from book sales, including his autobiography Long Walk to Freedom.

Source: Nelson Mandela left $4m estate

2. Oberst played American football for years as a left tackle in the offensive line before working as a bouncer at a bar.

Source: What is life like as a 'strongman'?

3. Located on the outskirts of Shanghai, the circuit shares similarities with the Chinese city's futuristic style.

Source: Chinese GP: Lewis Hamilton pursues hat-trick in Shanghai

4. Appou, who celebrated his 44th birthday on 24 April, attributes his longevity to "following a strict regime" as well as eating plenty of fruit and vegetables.

Source: Kersley Appou wants to continue playing

5. Early expressionist painter Egon Schiele (1890-1918) was a protege of Gustav Klimt, who studied at the Vienna Academy of Fine Arts and caused controversy with his nude portraits.

Source: Dancing over the edge: Vienna in 1914