Two (1) foreign tourists, one from Canada and one from Norway, were (2) gored
by (3) stampeding bulls in the seventh day of Pamplona's world-famous
“running of the bulls (4) festival” which was (5) immortalized in Ernest
Hemingway's 1926 novel "The Sun Also Rises."
A 28-year-old man from Toronto was (6) wounded in his left (7) thigh and a
35-year-old Norwegian was gored in the right knee, the local government said.
Neither of the injuries was life-threatening. Five other runners were hurt,
including a 30-year-old (8) Pamplona resident who was in serious condition
with head injuries after he took a fall. The early morning bull run is
(9) the highlight of the San Fermin festival in Pamplona, northern Spain,
which (10) attracts hundreds of thousands of tourists each year. Hundreds
of runners, many of them foreigners, join in the 825-meter (half-mile)
(11) dash through city streets from (12) a corral to
(13) the bull ring, running ahead
of six fighting bulls that will be killed by (14) matadors in the evening bull
Nobody has (15) suffered life-threatening injuries. The last death during
(16) the fiesta came in 1995, when a 22-year-old American was gored
through the stomach.
(1) visitors from other countries (not from Spaina)
(2) a hole was put in them, in this case from a bull's horn
(3) many animals running together wildly, out of control
(4) a big event, a big celebration
(5) made famous
(6) a general word for hurt
(7) the upper part of the leg
(8) a normal person who lives in his own
(9) the best part or most interesting part
(10) pulls in or brings in
(11) run very fast
(12) a big open space with a fence, to keep bulls (or horses) inside
(13) the place where bull fight happen
(14) people who try to kill the bulls - they are "bull fighers"
(15) received or got
(16) the Spanish word for "festival"