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Daily English Lesson #33

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Now Trump’s White House chaos is rocking the world

Trump’s sudden announcement Thursday of punishing tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, after a typically disorganized and opaque rollout, left much of the world feeling the whiplash that has rocked Washington all week. At home, stocks crashed on the President’s offhanded announcement, which could blow up into a trade war, while GOP leaders, stung by a second straight day of Trump trampling party orthodoxy after his surreal meeting Wednesday on guns, registered dissent and frustration.

Reading Vocabulary

offhanded –  a remark or comment that is made without previous thought or preparation

Writing 

Question: Do you think it is better for a country to focus on trade with the world or  improving its own economy even by limiting trade?

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unpredictable – not able to be predicted; changeable

Picture Vocabulary 

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WELDING – is a fabrication or sculptural process that joins materials, usually metals or thermoplastics, by causing fusion, which is distinct from lower temperature metal-joining techniques such as brazing and soldering, which do not melt the base metal.

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