Oct 152012

Lovers in the Italian capital make a romantic gesture on a certain bridge in the city. But the local government is stopping the practice because they say it’s damaging the structure.
In this week’s 6 Minute English, Neil and Rosie discuss romance in Rome.

What is the name of the river which runs through Rome? Is it:
a) The Tiber
b) The Danube
c) The Rhine



everlasting: lasting forever
caught on: became popular
bolt cutters: device like strong scissors for cutting through metal
council: local government
sentimental: emotional
rust: the orange substance which appears on metal when exposed to water and air
corroding: slowly becoming damaged


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