Sinai plane crash 西奈坠机黑匣子线索
Germany Fifa crisis 德国国际足联危机四伏
Famous fountain flows again 古罗马喷泉修复竣工
The black boxes of the Russian flight which crashed on Saturday over the Sinai Peninsula, killing all 224 on board, are now being investigated for clues to what might have brought down the plane. In the US there are reports that satellite imagery detected heat infrared flashes around the passenger jet just before it went down.
Police in Frankfurt have raided the headquarters of the German Football Association – all part of an investigation into the lead-up to the 2006 World Cup. There are allegations that money was paid to Fifa to secure votes to host the tournament.
These crowds have come to see something that nobody here in Rome's been able to see for almost two years: the Trevi fountain, one of the city's biggest attractions. For a long time artisans worked behind scaffolding to restore the fountain that was begun back in the 18th Century. Rome's city hall worked out that it didn't have the money to renovate all this itself so it asked for donations and in the end a major fashion house decided that it would spend around two million euros to restore this site.
to secure 弄到手
Use one of the words or phrases from Lingohack to complete each of these sentences. Note that you may have to change the form of a word or phrase to complete the sentence correctly.
investigated / to secure / artisans / donations
1. The bread baked by the _______ bakery tasted so much better than the stuff I bought in the supermarket.
2. Since my father died of cancer we have received so many _______ for the charity that cared for him.
3. A series of crimes in our neighbourhood is being _______ by the police.
4. My football team is going to do well now that they've managed _______ the signing of one of the world's best strikers.
1. The bread baked by the artisan bakery tasted so much better than the stuff I bought in the supermarket.
2. Since my father died of cancer we have received so many donations for the charity that cared for him.
3. A series of crimes in our neighbourhood is being investigated by the police.
4. My football team is going to do well now that they've managed to secure the signing of one of the world's best strikers.