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Talking Dictionary37. All Aboard The LIRR (2)


37. They ran through the crowd. They ran down the stairs to Track 13. They were five feet from the train's door. The door closed. The train left the station. "So close," Max said. They went back upstairs. They looked at the schedule. Another train was leaving in a few minutes. They ran downstairs to Track 14. Max jumped onboard. "I was too fast for them this time," he said, laughing. Dave reminded him to get off at Jamaica Station. They said goodbye. The train left the station. Max emailed Dave a few days later. "I made a big mistake," he wrote. "I didn't realize how fast the train was. Somehow I missed Jamaica Station. It was the first stop. I got off at the next stop. I had to take a taxi to get to JFK. It cost me $45, plus tip. But at least I didn't miss my flight." 1.1


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