A man was beaten up by robbers on a road to London. He lay there, half dead and in bad shape. A Vicar came along, saw him and passed by on the other side. Next, a monk came by but also walked quickly on the other side. Finally, a social worker came along, looked at the man and said “Whoever did this needs help!”

Vocabulary Help

  • bad shape – em péssima condição
  • beat up – bater, surrar
  • half dead – meio morto
  • help – ajuda
  • lay – ficar deitado
  • need – precisar
  • robber – ladrão
  • see (see, saw, seen) – ver
  • side – lado
  • social worker – assistente social