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Learn English #10 Intermediate | •AdvancedRead the newspaper story below, and then answer the questions that follow it.
Hair by axe, sword and vacuum cleaner
A Hungarian hairdresser has ditched the traditional scissors and comb in favour of axes, swords and vacuum cleaners.
He cuts hair at his shop in Budapest by placing it on a chopping block and striking it with an axe.
The hair is then styled using a vacuum cleaner, or straightened using an iron.
For the fitter customers there is also the option of hanging upside down as he hacks away with a Samurai sword, often so fast that the entire haircut is finished in seconds.
Bodnar said: "People never fall asleep when I am cutting their hair. Today's hairstyles allow for more creativity and inventiveness, and that is what I offer."
True or false?
The words below all describe different ways of cutting. Put them in the correct form and complete the sentences.
chop, slice, hack, slash, scratch, engrave, nick, split
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