Police saved a little girl – level 1
This happens in China. A man kidnaps a girl. He puts a knife against her neck. The girl is a daughter of the man’s boss. The man wants money from the boss.
Police get to the man and the girl. They talk to him. They offer him money. The man does not want it. He wants his boss’s money only.
The girl’s shoes fall down. The police tell the man to pick up the shoes. He does it. He puts down his knife. He helps the girl with her shoes. Police make use of this situation. They arrest the man.
Difficult words: kidnap (to take somebody somewhere when the person does not want it), only (he does not want anything else), make use (do something when you have the chance).
You can read the original story and watch the video in the Level 3 section.
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