Beauty Contest in Paraguay – level 2
Paraguay held its fourth annual beauty contest for plus-size women to show that ‘beauty does not have a size’. The women competed for the honour of ‘Miss Gordita’ in Spanish (or ‘Miss Chubby’ in English), and they showed off in dresses or swimsuits just like in other pageants.
This year, a 20-year-old woman won, and she said that she would wear her tiara proudly in her name and in her country’s name.
Difficult words: annual (happening every year), chubby (a little fat), pageant (an event where people dress up), tiara (a small crown that people sometimes give out to show that you won in a contest).
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