TURTLES COULD POSE RISK TO AIRCRAFT AT NARITA
lucky charm NOUN
an object that is believed to bring its owner good luck
He did not have on his other lucky charm, a pair of green socks.
(from Collins English Dictionary)
aviator noun [C] old-fashioned
UK /ˈeɪ.vi.eɪ.tər/ US /ˈeɪ.vi.eɪ.t̬ɚ/
an aircraft pilot:
Amy Johnson was a pioneering aviator who made record-breaking flights to Australia and South Africa in the 1930s.
UK /spɒt/ US /spɑːt/ -tt-
spot verb (SEE)
B2 [T] to see or notice someone or something, usually because you are looking hard:
I've just spotted Mark - he's over there, near the entrance.
If you spot any mistakes in the article just mark them with a pencil.
[+ -ing verb] The police spotted him driving a stolen car.
[+ question word] I soon spotted what was wrong with the printer.
[+ that] The policewoman spotted that I hadn't got my seat belt on and signalled me to stop.
trudge verb [I usually + adv/prep]
UK /trʌdʒ/ US /trʌdʒ/
C2 to walk slowly with a lot of effort, especially over a difficult surface or while carrying something heavy:
We trudged back up the hill.
I'd had to trudge through the snow.
sighting noun [C]
UK /ˈsaɪ.tɪŋ/ US /ˈsaɪ.t̬ɪŋ/
an occasion when you see something or someone, especially something that is rare or trying to hide:
This is the first sighting of this particularly rare bird in this country.
UK /ɪnˈheɪl/ US /ɪnˈheɪl/
inhale verb (BREATHE)
[I or T] to breathe air, smoke, or gas into your lungs:
She flung open the window and inhaled deeply.
She became ill shortly after inhaling the fumes.
November 19, 2021
For the first time, the United States has recorded more than 100,000 drug overdose deaths in a 12-month period.
What's being blamed for the worsening epidemic, and how have presidential administrations responded?
That report is followed by an interview with Usain Bolt concerning his work with the Special Olympics.
And we wrap up the week with a look at a "dog phone."
"Many users believe that they are purchasing heroin and actually don’t know that they are purchasing fentanyl – which often results in overdose deaths."