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"From the Ted Talk by George Whitesides: A lab the size of a postage stamp"

Unscramble the Blue Letters

But now the question is: How do you make it flow under and over in a piece of paper? The answer is that what you do — and the details are not terribly important here — is to make something more elaborate: You take several different layers of paper, each one containing its own little fluid system, and you stapeare them by pieces of, literally, double-sided carpet tape, the stuff you use to stcik the carpets onto the floor. And the fluid will flow from one layer into the next. It distributes itself, flows through further hloes, dtbusiiters itself.

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But now the question is: How do you make it flow under and over in a piece of paper? The answer is that what you do — and the details are not terribly important here — is to make something more elaborate: You take several different layers of paper, each one containing its own little fluid system, and you ________ them by pieces of, literally, double-sided carpet tape, the stuff you use to _____ the carpets onto the floor. And the fluid will flow from one layer into the next. It distributes itself, flows through further _____, ___________ itself.

Solution

  1. distributes
  2. separate
  3. holes
  4. stick

Original Text

But now the question is: How do you make it flow under and over in a piece of paper? The answer is that what you do — and the details are not terribly important here — is to make something more elaborate: You take several different layers of paper, each one containing its own little fluid system, and you separate them by pieces of, literally, double-sided carpet tape, the stuff you use to stick the carpets onto the floor. And the fluid will flow from one layer into the next. It distributes itself, flows through further holes, distributes itself.

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collocation frequency
health care 5
blood cells 3

Important Words

  1. answer
  2. carpet
  3. carpets
  4. details
  5. distributes
  6. floor
  7. flow
  8. flows
  9. fluid
  10. holes
  11. important
  12. layer
  13. layers
  14. literally
  15. paper
  16. piece
  17. pieces
  18. question
  19. separate
  20. stick
  21. stuff
  22. system
  23. tape
  24. terribly