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    failed hold-up, stormed the bus

    The men, who were being chased by police after a failed hold-up, stormed the bus near the Manila City Hall.

    Earlier, children were seen waving from inside the bus, but they did not appear to have been harmed.

    There were no details released on the ages of the children but the ones that could be seen through the bus windows appeared to be in early grades or pre-schoolers.

    Please explain the bold words/group of words

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    Re: failed hold-up, stormed the bus

    Quote Originally Posted by user_gary View Post
    The men, who were being chased by police after a failed hold-up, stormed the bus near the Manila City Hall.

    Earlier, children were seen waving from inside the bus, but they did not appear to have been harmed.

    There were no details released on the ages of the children but the ones that could be seen through the bus windows appeared to be in early grades or pre-schoolers.

    Please explain the bold words/group of words
    failed [did not succeed] hold-up [criminal trying to take something]
    stormed [rushed] the bus [onto the bus]

    waving http://tinyurl.com/2wk9u7

    early grades [grades 1-4 in a primary school = very young children]
    Last edited by Anglika; 28-Mar-2007 at 10:56. Reason: typo

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