WORD OF THE DAY: A CLOSE RACE

The US election hangs in the balance.
It is an extremely close race.
Millions of votes have not been counted yet.
And no candidate can claim victory as yet.
But Donald Trump has already declared himself the victor of the presidential election.

FILL IN THE BLANKS

The US election ____________________ in the balance.
It is an extremely close____________________.
Millions of votes have not been ____________________yet.
And no candidate can ____________________victory as yet.
But Donald Trump has already ____________________himself the victor of the presidential election.

 

VOCABULARY

claim [kleɪm] v. требовать; заявлять: to claim victory заявлять о победе
close race напряжённая гонка, в которой шансы участников равны
hang [hæŋ] (hunghung [hʌŋ]) v. вешать, висеть: to hang in the balance быть в подвешенном состоянии

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