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    two words in the listening

    “For the ________of the new life and hope, visible in the face of our Mother the Earth as she awakens to spring.” As all-night parties continued, music and dance sounded around the city,__________.

    The two underlined words in the listening are where I am not quite sure. Are they "pressing" and "hailing" ?

    Thanks!

    Jason
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    Re: two words in the listening

    Hi

    For me, "pressing" - the first word- is correct But I am not sure of the second one.

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    Re: two words in the listening

    Hello!

    *I AM NOT A NATIVE OR TEACHER.*

    The first word I heard was "blessing". The second one seems to be the name of the city. I didn't discover the exact name.

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    Re: two words in the listening

    Hi,
    Please note I'm not a teacher nor a native speaker

    “For the blessing of the new life and hope, visible in the face of our mother the earth as she awakens to spring.” As all-night parties continued, music and dance sounded around the city,__________.

    As to the second, I just reckon it's a proper noun,I can't work it out, it's the name of the city, but the pause after city is a bit too long for it, or the name of news broadcaster/agency/ presenter.

    Cheers.

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    Re: two words in the listening

    It sounded like Keighley to me.

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