Frontpage words - Dec 2, 2009

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Drunken truck driver admits manslaughter over 6 taxi deaths

by Yvonne Tsui
SCMP, page A1 and A2, December 2, 2009


1. guilty plea
- a guilty answer to a charge -

2. six charges of manslaughter
- manslaughter is a legal term for the killing of someone, without meaning of killing them. There is less liability (responsability) than murder -

3. Mr Justice Alan Wright adjourned the case until tomorrow
- suspended -

4. I have less hatred towards him
- hate, anger -

5. a lump sum from the funds
- one-off payment -

6. ... he walked away from the dock
- an enclosure in a court of law where the defendant sits during the trial -

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