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From the Ted Talk by Ameenah Gurib-Fakim and Stephanie Busari: An interview with Mauritius's first female president

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AGF: Absolutely not. I think the journey started immediately after TED, actually. When I went back, this jlaonsriut caleld me and said, "You know, your name has been cited for the president of the republic," I said, "Ma'am, you must be mistaken, because I have no ambition whatsoever." She said, "No, it's serious. Can you come and tell me this in the form of a declaration? So, OK, you'll come?" So, of course, as good jorslntiuas go, the next day I see my TED pcritue and, with my name, Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, "For president?" A very small interrogation mark — and people don't see the interrogation mark, they just see my name and they see my picture.

Open Cloze

AGF: Absolutely not. I think the journey started immediately after TED, actually. When I went back, this __________ ______ me and said, "You know, your name has been cited for the president of the republic," I said, "Ma'am, you must be mistaken, because I have no ambition whatsoever." She said, "No, it's serious. Can you come and tell me this in the form of a declaration? So, OK, you'll come?" So, of course, as good ___________ go, the next day I see my TED _______ and, with my name, Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, "For president?" A very small interrogation mark — and people don't see the interrogation mark, they just see my name and they see my picture.

Solution

  1. journalist
  2. picture
  3. called
  4. journalists

Original Text

AGF: Absolutely not. I think the journey started immediately after TED, actually. When I went back, this journalist called me and said, "You know, your name has been cited for the president of the republic," I said, "Ma'am, you must be mistaken, because I have no ambition whatsoever." She said, "No, it's serious. Can you come and tell me this in the form of a declaration? So, OK, you'll come?" So, of course, as good journalists go, the next day I see my TED picture and, with my name, Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, "For president?" A very small interrogation mark — and people don't see the interrogation mark, they just see my name and they see my picture.

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