Late one night, a mugger wearing a ski mask jumped into the path of a well-dressed man and stuck a gun in his ribs. “Give me your money,” he demanded.

Indignant, the affluent man replied, “You can’t do this – I’m a politician!’

“In that case,’ replied the robber, “give me my money!’

Vocabulary Help

  • affluent – importante, bem de vida
  • demand – exigir
  • give me my money – me dê o meu dinheiro
  • jump – pular
  • late one night – tarde da noite
  • mugger – assaltante
  • path – caminho
  • rib – costela
  • robber – ladrão
  • ski mask – máscara de ski
  • stick (stick, stuck, stuck)- meter, espetar
  • wear (wear, wore, worn) – usar
  • well-dressed – bem vestido