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28 June 2020 — Fireworks

 

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Fireworks in the night sky

Hundreds of people have called to complain about illegal fireworks noise, which begins at dusk and carries on until dawn.

 

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Hundreds of people have called to complain about illegal fireworks noise, which begins at dusk and carries on until dawn.

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Hundreds of people have called to complain about illegal firework noise, which begins at dusk and carries on until dawn.

 

GLOSSARY

carry on (VP) – continue, persevere

complain (V) – express unhappiness about something, find fault

dawn (N) — sunrise in the morning

dusk (N) — sunset in the evening or night

firework (N) — a pyrotechnic device or cartridge filled with explosives that, when lighted, shoots into the sky and produces noise, a color display or loud sounds.

fireworks (N – plural) — a variety of pyrotechnic devices, such as roman candles, fire crackers, cherry bombs, whistlers and so on; displays are set off at night, usually in celebration.

likely (Adv) – probably, more often so

 

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"Gunshots or fireworks: Here's how to tell the difference." ByJanell Harri,s ABC7News, 20 June 2020. abc7news.com/gunshots-or-fireworks-how-to-tell-the-difference/5370398. Partial screenshot of video.