A man is on trial for armed robbery. The jury comes back with the verdict. The foreman stands, clears his throat, and announces, “Not guilty.”

The defendant leaps to his feet. “Awesome!” he shouts. “Does that mean I get to keep the money?”

Vocabulary Help

  • armed robbery – roubo a mão armada
  • awesome – impressionante
  • clear – limpar
  • come back – retornar
  • defendant – réu
  • feet – pés
  • foreman – capataz
  • keep the money – fico com o dinheiro
  • leap – pular
  • not guilty – inocente (não culpado)
  • shout – gritar
  • throat – garganta
  • trial – julgamento 
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