Fisherman is saved – level 2
A fisherman operated a winch when the anchor line entangled his feet. He accidentally hung himself upside down in the air and on the anchor.
The more he tried to get away, the more entangled he became. Luckily, he had his mobile phone in his pocket, so he called police for help. He was in the air for one hour before that help came.
Difficult words: winch (a tool for lifting heavy things), entangle (twist), anchor (a heavy, metal object on a chain which stops a boat and makes it stay in one place).
You can read the original story and watch the video in the Level 3 section.
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