104-Year-Old Woman Breaks Skydiving Record
catch someone’s attention: to quickly attract someone’s interest or notice
Dorothy Hoffner is 104 years old, but age didn’t stop her from breaking the world record for the oldest tandem skydive! She did her first skydive when she was 100 years old. Now, she has done it again. On a sunny Sunday in Chicago, she left her walking stick and got on a small plane.
Strapped to an expert, she made her record-breaking jump. Her amazing feat caught everyone’s attention. News channels, newspapers – everyone wanted to hear her story. Yet, Dorothy wondered why everyone was so interested. When asked if she knew she was breaking a world record, she said she had no idea.
1. The loud music from the shop caught the attention of everyone on the street.
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3. The new advertisement on TV caught my attention because of its catchy song.