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NOlympics in Munich

11/11/2013

People in the city of Munich have spoken their mind: they do not want to host the Winter Olympics in 2022. To the cities that fight for this chance, 1. The Olympics usually do a lot of good to the host city. The Games bring in jobs, visitors, and, most important of all, money. So why did people in Munich say no?

The Olympics 2 for people in Munich. For them, the world’s biggest sports festival could invite serious trouble. There would be a lot of building work before the Games, and during the Games, too much traffic and too many visitors. Life would become terrible and nature would be hurt. And 3: Munich hosted the 1972 Summer Olympics, and its neighbor, the mountain town Garmisch-Partenkirchen, hosted the 1936 Winter Olympics.

Still, the heavy price Munich paid does not worry the cities that are in the race to get the 2022 Winter Olympics. 4 , they are happy that Munich said no to the Olympics—their chances of getting the Games have become higher.

host 舉辦
Olympics 奧運
visitor 遊客
1.
this is old news they have heard
this is perhaps a smart answer
this sounds like a good idea
this is surely a surprise
2.
bring a bright future
are a different story
have been a great plan
had given hopes
3.
this will not go away; it will stay
they are not just saying it; they are going to do it
they do not speak for others; they only speak for themselves
this is not a guess; it is a lesson they learned from hard experience
4.
Finally
If so
However
In fact