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From the Ted Talk by Drew Dudley: Everyday leadership

Unscramble the Blue Letters

She said, "Everybody lost it. Twenty feet in every direction, everyone started to howl. I know this is cheesy, and I don't know why I'm telling you this, but in that moment when everyone was lhignuag, I knew I shouldn't quit. I knew I was where I was suppsoed to be; I knew I was home. And I haven't spoken to you once in the four years since that day. But I hraed that you were leaving, and I had to come and tell you you've been an idclbenriy important person in my life. I'm going to miss you. Good luck."

Open Cloze

She said, "Everybody lost it. Twenty feet in every direction, everyone started to howl. I know this is cheesy, and I don't know why I'm telling you this, but in that moment when everyone was ________, I knew I shouldn't quit. I knew I was where I was ________ to be; I knew I was home. And I haven't spoken to you once in the four years since that day. But I _____ that you were leaving, and I had to come and tell you you've been an __________ important person in my life. I'm going to miss you. Good luck."

Solution

  1. heard
  2. laughing
  3. supposed
  4. incredibly

Original Text

She said, "Everybody lost it. Twenty feet in every direction, everyone started to howl. I know this is cheesy, and I don't know why I'm telling you this, but in that moment when everyone was laughing, I knew I shouldn't quit. I knew I was where I was supposed to be; I knew I was home. And I haven't spoken to you once in the four years since that day. But I heard that you were leaving, and I had to come and tell you you've been an incredibly important person in my life. I'm going to miss you. Good luck."

Frequently Occurring Word Combinations

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collocation frequency
redefine leadership 3
important person 2

Important Words

  1. cheesy
  2. day
  3. direction
  4. feet
  5. good
  6. heard
  7. home
  8. howl
  9. important
  10. incredibly
  11. knew
  12. laughing
  13. leaving
  14. life
  15. lost
  16. luck
  17. moment
  18. person
  19. quit
  20. spoken
  21. started
  22. supposed
  23. telling
  24. twenty
  25. years