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Thriller in Manila

Terbaru  14 Desember 2011 - 22:04 WIB

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Belajar kosakata bahasa Inggris yang digunakan dalam berita video tentang aksi unik pengatur lalu lintas di Manila, Filipina.

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The dance moves of Michael Jackson performed by a Santa Claus lookalike.

Drivers on a congested road in the capital of the Philippines, Manila, are being entertained by traffic enforcer, Ramiro Hinojas.

The fifty-five-year-old man, in fancy dress costume, directs traffic at a chaotic intersection with his distinctive dance routine.

His amusing antics are aimed at lightening the motorists' mood during the busy festive season.

Vocabulary

lookalike: mirip

congested: sangat ramai

traffic enforcer: pengatur lalu-lintas

distinctive: unik

antics: kejenakaan

Exercise

Isilah tempat yang kosong dengan memilih kata-kata yang sesuai berikut ini. Anda mungkin harus mengubah bentuk kata:

lookalike / congested / traffic enforcer / distinctive / antics

1. Steven Taylor managed to stop Aguero's shot but when the ball bounced to Toure, his follow-up was blocked by Ryan Taylor's outstretched arm. Balotelli made no mistake from the spot. The Italian produced another ____________ celebration, walking towards keeper Krul stern-faced and with his arms folded across his chest.

2. The E01 Expressway is the first motorway on this island, which is slightly smaller than Ireland in land area. True, for now you still have to drive through the fairly ____________ eastern suburbs to get to it, but then you see the start of the motorway, with multicoloured flags flying for its grand opening.

4. US reality TV star Kim Kardashian wants to stop a US clothing store from using a ______________ model of her in its ads.

5. Every vehicle - but above all the taxis, the vans and the lorries - stopped, chatted, gave them a toot or a wave. They are fighting a legal case against "revenue driven" ___________________, and pretty effectively. Thus warned, there were no traffic violations occurring.

Answer

1. Steven Taylor managed to stop Aguero's shot but when the ball bounced to Toure, his follow-up was blocked by Ryan Taylor's outstretched arm. Balotelli made no mistake from the spot. The Italian produced another distinctive celebration, walking towards keeper Krul stern-faced and with his arms folded across his chest.

Source: Klik Manchester City 3-1 Newcastle

2. The E01 Expressway is the first motorway on this island, which is slightly smaller than Ireland in land area. True, for now you still have to drive through the fairly congested eastern suburbs to get to it, but then you see the start of the motorway, with multicoloured flags flying for its grand opening.

Source: Klik Sri Lanka opens its first motorway

3. The off-field antics of some of England's Rugby World Cup players are to be investigated by the sport's governing body over the next two weeks.

Source: Klik RFU to investigate player conduct

4. US reality TV star Kim Kardashian wants to stop a US clothing store from using a lookalike model of her in its ads.

Source: Klik Kim Kardashian sues US clothing store over 'lookalike'

5. Every vehicle - but above all the taxis, the vans and the lorries - stopped, chatted, gave them a toot or a wave. They are fighting a legal case against "revenue driven" traffic enforcement, and pretty effectively. Thus warned, there were no traffic violations occurring.

Source: Klik V is for what? The meaning of the mask

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