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1262 Music Scene

Abiedemi talks about the music scene in her country and what artists are popular now.

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pirated

You could get a CD usually pirated on the street.

Pirated items are copies that are illegally sold usually on a secret market. Notice the following:

  1. He sells pirated videos from his house.
  2. It is illegal to sell pirated music.

venue

Local musicians play in small venues.

A venue is a place where something happens, usually some type of event. Notice the following:

  1. Do you know the venue for the concert?
  2. They hope to use the new stadium as a venue for many sporting events.

For the most part

For the most part, they make most of their money from playing either private parties or from making CDs.

'For the most part' means 'in general' or 'generally'. It describes the most common situation. Notice the following:

  1. For the most part, families eat dinner at home.
  2. For the most part, students get a job after college, but some travel.

unique in its own way

It’s kind of unique in its own way.

The phrase, 'unique in its own way', means to be unique or orignal and not like anything else. Notice the following:

  1. San Diego is unique in its own way.
  2. Her fashion style is uniique in its own way.

move away from

It’s moving away from that and more towards the American side of things

Here the phrase 'moving away from' means to become less popular or common. Notice the following:

  1. People are moving away from using PCs and towards tablets and smart phones.
  2. Because of high gas prices, people are moving away from big cars to smaller cars.

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