1001 people in dominoes - level 2, A12
You can’t usually take 1001 mattresses from a shop. But this is exactly what people in a shopping centre in Shanghai did. 1001 people met there to break the world record with human mattress dominoes which was set at 850 by a group of Americans in February.
You can’t just build the mattresses up and knock them down. You have to plan everything very carefully.
It was a big challenge to arrange over a thousand mattresses, so that they all fall down at the right time.
The event was successful and it lasted almost 10 minutes.
Words from a higher level: set (put), knock down (hit somebody so that they fall), event (show for a lot of people), last (take time).
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