Nicola White đi tìm kiếm những lời nhắn nhủ được bỏ trong chai lọ thả trôi sông
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Từ vựng - Vocabulary

junk mail - thư rác

hunts - cố săn lùng, tìm kiếm

banks - bờ (sông/suối)

declaration of love - tuyên bố yêu ai, lời tỏ tình

bottling up - dồn nén, giấu diếm (tình cảm)

Bài khóa - Transcript

Nobody likes junk mail…

But this pile of rubbish might contain just what Nicola White is looking for.

She hunts for messages in bottles on the banks of the River Thames in England.

Nicola’s found over 30 in three years, including a declaration of love and an appeal for a job.

It seems, in this case, bottling up your emotions is a good way of sharing them.

Bản dịch - Translation

Chẳng ai thích nhận thư rác cả...

Nhưng đống rác này lại có thể chứa dựng những gì Nicola White đang tìm kiếm.

Cô đi tìm các lời nhắn nhủ để trong các chai lọ dạt vào bờ sông Thames, Anh Quốc.

Nicola đã tìm được 30 cái trong ba năm, trong đó có một lời tỏ tình và một lời xin việc.

Dường như trong trường hợp này, dồn nén/giấu diếm tình cảm của mình vào trong chai lọ là cách tốt để chia sẻ chúng.

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.

junk mail / hunts / banks / declaration of love / bottling up

1. So a typical __________ might be: "Older brother loves younger sister." If, however the woman was older, it would be: "Older sister loves younger brother."

2. Officials say people should complain to the Direct Marketing Association or the Office of Fair Trading if they continue to receive __________ after requesting not to.

3. Tens of thousands of people have lined the __________ of the Qiantang River in China to watch the world-famous annual tidal bore.

4. Police are __________ for vandals who slashed 13 tyres on vehicles in Grouville belonging to a St Martin-based used car dealer.

5. "_________ these harmful emotions is the worst thing that we can do and invariably makes matters worse," he said.

Giải đáp - Answers

1. So a typical declaration of love might be: "Older brother loves younger sister." If, however the woman was older, it would be: "Older sister loves younger brother."

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2. Officials say people should complain to the Direct Marketing Association or the Office of Fair Trading if they continue to receive junk mail after requesting not to.

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3. Tens of thousands of people have lined the banks of the Qiantang River in China to watch the world-famous annual tidal bore.

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4. Police are hunting for vandals who slashed 13 tyres on vehicles in Grouville belonging to a St Martin-based used car dealer.

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5. "Bottling up these harmful emotions is the worst thing that we can do and invariably makes matters worse," he said.

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