Short story - The Car:  word guide

bargain: good value for money - insurance: guarantee against the risk of accident - longingly: with desire - available: at his disposal, ready - mishear: hear incorrectly - loan: money lent - make do with: have - wreck: something in bad condition - achieve something: be successful - reckon: think - outskirts: suburbs, periphery - - kerbside: edge of the pavement - job: machine - groan: lament - wry: cynical - eagerly: enthusiastically - pound: guarded car park - intensive care: part of a hospital where badly injured or sick people are treated.

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