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Vocabulary Quiz
innocent • calamitous • stomp
write-off • untouchable
  1. He had to on the brakes.
  2. The crime boss is .
  3. The house was a after the flood.
  4. The storm was .
  5. It was an mistake. Don't worry!
Comprehension Quiz
Answer the following questions about the interview.

1321 Car Smash Ups

Amy and Paul talks about traffic accidents they saw or experienced themselves.

  • Script
  • Vocabulary
  • Speaking

Learn vocabulary from the lesson below.

innocent mistake


It was an innocent mistake.

A innocent mistake is a mistake that is easy to make and not intended. Notice the following:

  1. He said my name wrong, but it was an innocent mistake.
  2. Forgetting your wife's birthday is not an innocent mistake.



It was sort of calamitous really.

Something calamitous (a calamity) causes great damage. Notice the following:

  1. It was a calamitous mistake that hurt the company.
  2. The error was serious, but not calamitous.

stomp on


He stomped on the brakes.

When you stomp on something, you step on is very hard. Notice the following:

  1. She stomped on me at the meeting.
  2. The boy stomps his feet when he gets upset.

a write-off


The car was a write-off.

A write-off is something that no longer has value due to damage. Notice the following:

  1. The house was a write-off after the storm.
  2. His car was a write-off after he wrecked it.



You feel you're untouchable, nothing can stop you.

When you are untouchable, you feel bad events cannot happen to you. Notice the following:

  1. He is rich and powerful, so he is untouchable.
  2. The mafia often think they are untouchable.

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