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From the Ted Talk "Scott Dinsmore: How to find work you love"

Unscramble the Blue Letters

The things is, everything was impossible until somebody did it. Every invention, every new thing in the world, people thought were cazyr at first. Roger seanrtnbi and the four-minute mile, it was a physical lsiiimitobysp to break the four-minute mile in a foto race until Roger Bannister stood up and did it. And then what happened? Two months later, 16 people broke the four-minute imel. The things that we have in our head that we think are impossible are often just milestones waiting to be hiolcdpmaces if we can push those limits a bit. And I think this starts with probably your physical body and fitness more than anything, because we can control that. If you don't think you can run a mile, you show yourself you can run a mile or two, or a marathon, or lose five pounds, or whatever it is, you realize that confidence compounds and can be transferred into the rtes of your world.

Open Cloze

The things is, everything was impossible until somebody did it. Every invention, every new thing in the world, people thought were _____ at first. Roger _________ and the four-minute mile, it was a physical _____________ to break the four-minute mile in a ____ race until Roger Bannister stood up and did it. And then what happened? Two months later, 16 people broke the four-minute ____. The things that we have in our head that we think are impossible are often just milestones waiting to be ____________ if we can push those limits a bit. And I think this starts with probably your physical body and fitness more than anything, because we can control that. If you don't think you can run a mile, you show yourself you can run a mile or two, or a marathon, or lose five pounds, or whatever it is, you realize that confidence compounds and can be transferred into the ____ of your world.

Solution

  1. crazy
  2. accomplished
  3. rest
  4. bannister
  5. impossibility
  6. mile
  7. foot

Original Text

The things is, everything was impossible until somebody did it. Every invention, every new thing in the world, people thought were crazy at first. Roger Bannister and the four-minute mile, it was a physical impossibility to break the four-minute mile in a foot race until Roger Bannister stood up and did it. And then what happened? Two months later, 16 people broke the four-minute mile. The things that we have in our head that we think are impossible are often just milestones waiting to be accomplished if we can push those limits a bit. And I think this starts with probably your physical body and fitness more than anything, because we can control that. If you don't think you can run a mile, you show yourself you can run a mile or two, or a marathon, or lose five pounds, or whatever it is, you realize that confidence compounds and can be transferred into the rest of your world.

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san francisco 4
paying attention 3
minute mile 3

Important Words

  1. accomplished
  2. bannister
  3. bit
  4. body
  5. break
  6. broke
  7. compounds
  8. confidence
  9. control
  10. crazy
  11. fitness
  12. foot
  13. happened
  14. head
  15. impossibility
  16. impossible
  17. invention
  18. limits
  19. lose
  20. marathon
  21. mile
  22. milestones
  23. months
  24. people
  25. physical
  26. pounds
  27. push
  28. race
  29. realize
  30. rest
  31. roger
  32. run
  33. show
  34. starts
  35. stood
  36. thought
  37. transferred
  38. waiting
  39. world