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  • he's a review from BBC Learning English Hello and welcome to News Review The program where we show you how to use the language from the latest news stories in your everyday English.

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  • What's our story?

  • Story?

  • Today is about fair play fair play.

  • Okay, let's hear some more from this BBC World Service news bulletin The Brazilian football star Neymar has admitted exaggerating his reactions to being fouled during the World Cup in Russia.

  • In a sponsor's advertisement broadcast on Brazilian television, Neymar responded to criticism of his conduct by saying he did exaggerate sometimes, but he had suffered on the page.

  • So Neymar, a star player for Brazil in the World Cup, was criticized for behaving very dramatically after being fouled.

  • Now he didn't say this at the time, but he's now said that sometimes he did actually exaggerate his reaction to a foul.

  • But he did defend himself by saying he suffered a lot during the tournament, meaning that he experienced a lot of flowers.

  • Yeah, happens to star players.

  • It's a kind of compliment, isn't it?

  • Right?

  • Eso You've been looking at this story and you've picked out three words and expressions.

  • Water they we have faking confession.

  • Andi, come back to haunt.

  • Okay, Faking confession.

  • Come back to haunt.

  • Let's hear the first headline, please with faking in it.

  • First headline comes on The telegraph.

  • Neymar admits to faking extent of his pain, but says he suffers on the field, so faking, meaning pretending something.

  • Israel.

  • Now this word faking fake.

  • It's It's the word of the times, isn't it?

  • It is.

  • A lot of people will have heard the term fake news.

  • The idea is, if something's fake, it's not really it's false.

  • It's untrue.

  • You can't trust it's a lie.

  • Yeah, it's a very, very versatile word, isn't it?

  • Very, very versatile indeed.

  • It's a verb.

  • It's unknown.

  • It's an objective.

  • You can use it as a Jared.

  • It's got a passive form and weaken in the headline We've got a Neymar admits to faking extent of his pain.

  • We could say Neymar faked the pain as a verb, as a verb, as an objective.

  • His pain was fake.

  • He had fake pain as now we've got the pain was a fake on Daza Jared.

  • Faking pain is not a good idea if you're a professional footballer with millions of people watching you?

  • Yes.

  • Okay.

  • Now, despite the fact that it's Ah, very useful and is very versatile, it's rather informal, isn't it?

  • So it's not something we would use to talk about official legal processes?

  • No, There's other words are synonyms that we use, so you might find that you've got some suddenly gave use.

  • Um, there's a lot of fake money about there is.

  • The other day I was given a fake £10 note.

  • Terrible.

  • And if they if the person who created that fake money gets caught and ends up going through the police in the court and probably it will be described as counterfeit money.

  • So there is a official or more formal term.

  • Other former turns for fake include fraudulent or artificial.

  • Okay, let's now move on to our second headline, please.

  • Okay, we're going to look at the mirror now.

  • Name or makes diving Confession on vows.

  • He is Newman.

  • An incredibly honest speech.

  • Right then.

  • Confession.

  • Yes.

  • The act of admitting you did something wrong.

  • Okay, so I'm a bit confused here because I thought this was connected to religion.

  • So was named minor church when he did this?

  • Not No, not in this case.

  • He was talking to the media and making an advertisement participating it.

  • You can confess in a church, which is when you talk about the things you've done wrong in the religious sense.

  • Um, that the idea is saying I did something wrong is the central idea of confession, and you can make a confession or confess in any situation.

  • Really?

  • Okay.

  • Just saying I did it.

  • Yeah, and it's usually used as we've already said in a religious sense, but also in a criminal sense.

  • You could you could confess homemaker confessions.

  • Yeah.

  • Committing a crime?

  • Absolutely.

  • So our person who has made the court came to fit money.

  • I'm confessed to the crime of counterfeiting.

  • They can make a confession.

  • Often the confession will be written down and they will sign the confession.

  • So yeah, confession can often be quite formal.

  • Yeah, And so, unlike previous word fake, which was informal, confess, confession is very formal, but we can use it informally in a kind of ironic way.

  • Most definitely.

  • I'm thinking straight away of Rob.

  • Yes, He was finally confessed.

  • He's finally confessed to his terrible crime.

  • Yes, of stealing the biscuits.

  • Biscuits?

  • You finally said Okay, it was May I did it.

  • And the idea of confession making a confession is something you didn't want people to know You were keeping a guilty secret.

  • Usually something you did wrong.

  • And finally you say it was May we often Another expression for this action is to put your hands up to something, wrote, put his hands up and says, Okay, everyone, I am the biscuit thief.

  • Yep.

  • Like we didn't know already.

  • Okay, let's Let's go and have a look at our final headline.

  • Okay, I'm were gold dot com Elbert Neymar's World Cup antics too much and could come back to haunt him.

  • Okay, Come back to haunt someone or something.

  • Meaning to return as a problem for a long time.

  • Yes, Haunt is a really interesting word.

  • Horn is what ghosts do.

  • Ghosts are dead spirit to come back and cause trouble for you And that the idea of something coming back to cause trouble from the past from the past into the future into the future.

  • So one day, many years down the line probably will all still be watching clips of Neymar rolling around on the football pitch in the 2018 World Cup.

  • And it may well affect his career.

  • It may well affect his earning potential or people's opinion off.

  • Yeah, yeah, absolutely.

  • So something something something can come back to haunt someone.

  • Yeah, and that's the structure, isn't it?

  • Yes.

  • Structure is the problem.

  • Which we can often just say it.

  • Yes, on then.

  • We often have a motile yet.

  • Well, could come.

  • Might may then come back to haunt.

  • And the person or the thing?

  • Yes.

  • You always have the person, the the object there.

  • Him, Him Here it.

  • Yes.

  • Okay, well, we will have a recap of our vocabulary shortly.

  • But of course we have our social media challenge.

  • We've been talking about exaggerating injuries in football, often referred to as diving.

  • Uh and we ask the question, What is the past tense?

  • Off dive?

  • A bit of a trick question.

  • Well, we have three options.

  • Wasn't dove was it was dived a dived be dove.

  • See both.

  • Yes, on the answer was in fact, see both eso well done to everyone who got that right on Instagram.

  • We had Anita Barbarian on Twitter.

  • Twitter, Laszlo victor and on Facebook, Hadeel Abdel Hamid, who explained that dived is the traditional past tense off dive.

  • But in American and Canadian English, you will often hear Dove.

  • Probably because it's a way of following the same pattern as verbs.

  • Like Drove on wove.

  • Yeah, Dr Drove dived over.

  • Exactly.

  • That dived, his more common in the UK.

  • It is in the UK here.

  • Yes.

  • Okay.

  • A recap Now, off the words and expressions we looked at what we had faking, pretending something.

  • Israel Confession.

  • The act of admitting you did something wrong.

  • Come back to haunt return as a problem for a long time.

  • Okay, If you'd like to test yourself on today's vocabulary, there is a quiz you can take on our website BBC Learning english dot com There's all kinds of videos and activities that help you improve your English.

  • Thanks for joining us and good bye.

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    林宜悉 posted on 2020/07/01
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