This article covers new measures to crack down on noise pollution from after-market exhaust systems, installed on scooters and motorcycles.
Vocabulary and Sample Sentences:
Joyriding n.: the crime of stealing a car and driving it for pleasure, usually dangerously
- Is joyriding common in Taiwan?
- Do Americans consider joyriding a minor offense?
Reinstate v.: return something to its previous position or status / give a person back their previous position
- Was the project reinstated as important?
- Was Mary reinstated as manager?
Bane n. : something that makes people unhappy or causes trouble
- Are your neighbors the bane of your life?
- Is work the bane of your existence?