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From the Ted Talk by Erik Schlangen: A "self-healing" asphalt

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It also has disadvantages, of course, and the disadvantage of this road is that relivnag can ouccr. What is raveling? You see that in this road that the stones at the saurcfe come off. First you get one stone, then several more, and more and more and more and more, and then they — well, I will not do that. (Laughter) But they can damage your windshield, so you're not happy with that. And finally, this raveling can also lead to more and more damage. Sometimes you can create potholes with that. Ha. He's ready.

Open Cloze

It also has disadvantages, of course, and the disadvantage of this road is that ________ can _____. What is raveling? You see that in this road that the stones at the _______ come off. First you get one stone, then several more, and more and more and more and more, and then they — well, I will not do that. (Laughter) But they can damage your windshield, so you're not happy with that. And finally, this raveling can also lead to more and more damage. Sometimes you can create potholes with that. Ha. He's ready.

Solution

  1. raveling
  2. surface
  3. occur

Original Text

It also has disadvantages, of course, and the disadvantage of this road is that raveling can occur. What is raveling? You see that in this road that the stones at the surface come off. First you get one stone, then several more, and more and more and more and more, and then they — well, I will not do that. (Laughter) But they can damage your windshield, so you're not happy with that. And finally, this raveling can also lead to more and more damage. Sometimes you can create potholes with that. Ha. He's ready.

Frequently Occurring Word Combinations

ngrams of length 2

collocation frequency
steel wool 3
surface life 3
splash water 2
silent road 2
small pieces 2
induction machine 2

Important Words

  1. create
  2. damage
  3. disadvantage
  4. disadvantages
  5. finally
  6. ha
  7. happy
  8. laughter
  9. lead
  10. occur
  11. potholes
  12. raveling
  13. ready
  14. road
  15. stone
  16. stones
  17. surface
  18. windshield