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AM/PM Session - 11 September 2018 - Will we ever have trillionaires?
We read an article about whether we will ever have trillionaires, and how someone might be able to become one:
Vocabulary Top 10:
just shy of - having less than a full or expected amount or number
accrue - to increase in value or amount gradually as time passes : to grow or build up slowly
kleptocrats - a ruler who uses political power to steal his or her country's resources
gauge - to measure (something) exactly
take it with a pinch/fistful of salt - to not completely believe (something) : to be doubtful about the truth or accuracy of (something)
give your hind teeth for something - to give something you consider very precious, usually in exchange for an object or situation you want
derivative - something that comes from something else : a substance that is made from another substance
inflation - a continual increase in the price of goods and services
bloviating - talk at length, especially in an inflated or empty way
monetize - earn money from something; convert into money
Do you think we will see someone become a trillionaire in the future?
What would you do if you were a trillionaire?