Karate Kick – level 2
A pensioner stopped a jewellery thief in his way. He used a karate kick to kick him to the ground. The 84-year old man noticed a shop assistant who was shouting after a man dressed in black. Then his instincts started to work.
His efforts to stop the robbery were successful, but he also fell down. His wife immediately came to him and told him that he could have harmed himself. Luckily, he was found to be fine and the thief was quickly arrested by staff.
The only downside of his heroic act was that his wife did not speak to him for four hours.
Difficult words: efforts (trying), downside (the negative part of something), heroic (brave).
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