A judge looked severely at the defendant and asked, “How many times have you been imprisoned?’

“Nine, you Honour.’

“Nine? In this case, I will give you the maximum sentence.’

“Maximum sentence?’ said the defendant. “Don’t you give your regular clients a discount?”

Vocabulary Help

  • ask – perguntar
  • defendant – réu
  • discount – desconto
  • give (give, gave, given) – dar
  • imprisoned – aprisionado
  • judge – juiz
  • look – olhar
  • regular clients – clientes regulares