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From the Ted Talk by Shereen El Feki: HIV -- how to fight an epidemic of bad laws

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Let's begin with a story. Once upon a time -- well actually less than two years ago -- in a kingdom not so very far away, there was a man who traveled many miles to come to work at the jweel in the kingdom's cowrn -- an internationally famous company. Let's call it Island Networks. Now this kingdom had many resources and mighty ambitions, but the one thing it lacked was people. And so it invited wekrors from around the wrold to come and help it build the nation. But in order to eetnr and to stay these migrants had to pass a few ttess. And so it was, our man presented himself to authorities in the kingdom, looking forward to settling into his new life.

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Let's begin with a story. Once upon a time -- well actually less than two years ago -- in a kingdom not so very far away, there was a man who traveled many miles to come to work at the _____ in the kingdom's _____ -- an internationally famous company. Let's call it Island Networks. Now this kingdom had many resources and mighty ambitions, but the one thing it lacked was people. And so it invited _______ from around the _____ to come and help it build the nation. But in order to _____ and to stay these migrants had to pass a few _____. And so it was, our man presented himself to authorities in the kingdom, looking forward to settling into his new life.

Solution

  1. tests
  2. workers
  3. jewel
  4. world
  5. enter
  6. crown

Original Text

Let's begin with a story. Once upon a time -- well actually less than two years ago -- in a kingdom not so very far away, there was a man who traveled many miles to come to work at the jewel in the kingdom's crown -- an internationally famous company. Let's call it Island Networks. Now this kingdom had many resources and mighty ambitions, but the one thing it lacked was people. And so it invited workers from around the world to come and help it build the nation. But in order to enter and to stay these migrants had to pass a few tests. And so it was, our man presented himself to authorities in the kingdom, looking forward to settling into his new life.

Frequently Occurring Word Combinations

ngrams of length 2

collocation frequency
people living 11
greatest risk 7
harm reduction 5
inject drugs 4
treat people 3
human rights 2
bad law 2
hiv transmission 2
bad person 2
million people 2
global response 2
global commission 2
legal environment 2
drug dependence 2
reduce hiv 2
vulnerable groups 2
civil society 2

ngrams of length 3

collocation frequency
treat people living 2

Important Words

  1. ambitions
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  35. world
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