Emergency services in Greece are dealing with wildfires which have led to the deaths of at least 24 people. Some people have been evacuated from a beach near Athens where they went to escape the flames.
Learn about the language the world’s media is using to report this story.
Key words and phrases:
move quickly and powerfully
•Initial reports suggest the flood will sweep across the north of the country.
•Fidget spinners are a fad that recently swept the nation. Everyone had one.
escape from danger quickly
•People near the suspected bomb began to flee to the nearest place of safety.
•When the police attempted to arrest the criminal, he fled across the border.
destroy the inside of a building
•Now the house is mine, I’m going to gut it and completely redecorate it.
•I was gutted to find out that I hadn’t passed my driving test. I studied so hard!
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