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News stories on this page have been written for students of English as a foreign language. Most of the words used are from the 2000 most common words in English. More difficult words are shown in blue.noun colour - the colour of the sky on a clear day Move your mouse over the blue words to see the meaning.

 
Fake Facebook girlfriends for five dollars

It's the latest Facebook crazenoun something that suddenly becomes very popular for lovesickadjective unhappy because you love somebody but they do not love you men.


 
Woman gets 10 years for money laundering

A Hong Kong woman has been jailed for 10 years for launderingnoun (money) laundering - moving money that is made from ciminal activity from one business or bank to another so that it seems the money was earned legally money from mainland China.


 
American watched YouTube while Chinese firm did his job

An American outsourceverb when one company uses another company to do some of its workd his job to China while he spent his time on eBay and YouTube.


 
Australian man finds huge lump of gold

A man in the Australian state of Victoria has found a large lump of gold worth over $300,000.


 

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