Someone’s been leaving presents in public places in a village in the UK. Could this be a real-life secret Santa? Neil and Catherine teach you the language the world’s media is using to discuss this story.
Key words and phrases
gives great pleasure
Christmas delights young and old alike.
Lin is a delight to work with. She’s so happy and helpful.
spread across an area
Gifts were left dotted all over the town.
British town centres are dotted with pubs.
by chance; not according to a plan
It’s a lottery – the numbers are chosen at random.
I saw a woman with a pineapple on her head earlier. How random.
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