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Reading Practice: How To Recover Your Stolen iphone


A New-York musician used a clever method to get his stolen iphone back. Read the article below or here in the Montreal paper La Presse.

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Publié le 05 janvier 2013 à 20h11 | Mis à jour le 05 janvier 2013 à 20h11

Le propriétaire d’un iPhone fait preuve de ruse pour récupérer son appareil

musicien iphone

Vocabulary

faire preuve de…X : to demonstrate…X

la ruse: craftiness, trickery

un marteau: a hammer

un pot-de-vin: a bribe

dérobé: stolen

un courriel: an email

en utilisant: using

rencontre: meeting

le voleur: the thief

se faire passer pour: to pose as

lorsque: when

un larcin: a theft

celui-ci: the latter (“this one”)

tout en tenant: meanwhile holding

rendre: to return

quitter: to leave

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