Micro-listening #7

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Micro-listening #7

by | Last updated Apr 19, 2019 | Dictation | 0 comments

Micro-listenings are quick dictations and drills to help you develop your listening skills.

Listen as many times as you need to, and try to fill in as many gaps as you can.

Source

This clip is from Episode 549 of the Planet Money podcast, which is a great podcast that explains economics in an enjoyable and interesting way. This is from an episode about the value of a penny. Photo by Shot by Cerqueira on Unsplash.

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stopping people, feet , "There street!"
Finally stopping people, their feet , "There on the street!"
Finally we resorted stopping people, at their feet saying, "There is a on the street!"

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We resorted to stopping people...

If you resort to doing sth, it means that you do something which you don't want to do because there is no other way of achieving what you want. e.g. To stop the children arguing, their parents resorted to letting them have as much chocolate as they wanted.

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Micro-listening #7

by | Last updated Apr 19, 2019 | Dictation | 0 comments

Micro-listenings are quick dictations and drills to help you develop your listening skills.

Listen as many times as you need to, and try to fill in as many gaps as you can.

Source

This clip is from Episode 549 of the Planet Money podcast, which is a great podcast that explains economics in an enjoyable and interesting way. This is from an episode about the value of a penny. Photo by Shot by Cerqueira on Unsplash.

Accent

North American

stopping people, feet , "There street!"
Finally stopping people, their feet , "There on the street!"
Finally we resorted stopping people, at their feet saying, "There is a on the street!"

About the sentence

We resorted to stopping people...

If you resort to doing sth, it means that you do something which you don't want to do because there is no other way of achieving what you want. e.g. To stop the children arguing, their parents resorted to letting them have as much chocolate as they wanted.

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