Monday, September 26, 2016

spate & laceration

Quotations:


Ballina shark attack: Teenage surfer bitten at Lighthouse Beach:

-- The trial was announced last year as part of a $16 million State Government package in response to a spate of shark attacks in the region.

-- "[The victim] received lacerations and bite marks to his upper-thigh area, he was assisted into the shore and off-duty nurses treated him," Inspector Bruce said.

Definitions:

spate:
a spate of sth: a large number of things, which are usually unpleasant, that happen suddenly within a short period of time.

laceration:
a deep cut in someone's felsh




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