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    Red face Need help from native speakers. About Titanic.

    I'm working on some audio transcripts. These are the part I can't hear clearly. Click the link and you can listen to it.

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    “A very good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen, Captain speaking. ******* Balmoral’s en route to the Titanic wreckage site.”

    http://soundcloud.com/michael147-1/1-1

    It's about Titanic. I have already Googled it. But it came up nothing about the part I don't understand, so... hope it will be solved here.

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    That gluts the housing market with too many homes, and it can push down prices, though ****** some investors to buy up thousands of these properties in bulk and convert them into rental homes.

    http://soundcloud.com/michael147-1/2-663

    This is about the US housing market. Google also came up nothing.

    Really appreciate your help.
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    Default Re: Need help from native speakers. About Titanic.

    Quote Originally Posted by michael147 View Post
    I'm working on an audio transcript. This is the part I can't hear clearly. Click the link and you can listen to it.

    “A very good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen, Captain speaking. ******* Balmoral’s en route to the Titanic wreckage site.”

    http://soundcloud.com/michael147-1/1-1

    It's about Titanic. I have already Googled it. But it came up nothing with the part I don't understand, so... hope it will be solved here. Really appreciated.
    Your link doesn't work I'm afraid. However, it's likely that the missing part is "RMS", "SS" or, less likely, "HMS".

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    Default Re: Need help from native speakers. About Titanic.

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    Your link doesn't work I'm afraid. However, it's likely that the missing part is "RMS", "SS" or, less likely, "HMS".
    The links works now. It seems I have to keep the website open.

    http://soundcloud.com/michael147-1/1-1


    Would you please try again?

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    Default Re: Need help from native speakers. About Titanic.

    Still doesn't work for me.

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    Default Re: Need help from native speakers. About Titanic.

    Quote Originally Posted by 5jj View Post
    Still doesn't work for me.
    I have made it public. It should work now. Would you please try again? I can listen to it without logging in Soundcloud.

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    Default Re: Need help from native speakers. About Titanic.

    Thank you for your helps.. Problem solved...

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