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From the Ted Talk by Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy: How film transforms the way we see the world

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And then our film was nmoainetd for an Academy Award, and honor killings became headline news, and the prime minister, while siednng his congratulations, offered to host the first screening of the film at his office. Of course, we jumped at the chance, because no prime minister in the history of the country had ever done so. And at the senercnig, which was cairerd live on national television, he said something that reverberated throughout the country: "There is no honor in hoonr killings," he said.

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And then our film was _________ for an Academy Award, and honor killings became headline news, and the prime minister, while _______ his congratulations, offered to host the first screening of the film at his office. Of course, we jumped at the chance, because no prime minister in the history of the country had ever done so. And at the _________, which was _______ live on national television, he said something that reverberated throughout the country: "There is no honor in _____ killings," he said.

Solution

  1. carried
  2. sending
  3. honor
  4. screening
  5. nominated

Original Text

And then our film was nominated for an Academy Award, and honor killings became headline news, and the prime minister, while sending his congratulations, offered to host the first screening of the film at his office. Of course, we jumped at the chance, because no prime minister in the history of the country had ever done so. And at the screening, which was carried live on national television, he said something that reverberated throughout the country: "There is no honor in honor killings," he said.

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Important Words

  1. academy
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  15. minister
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  19. offered
  20. office
  21. prime
  22. reverberated
  23. screening
  24. sending
  25. television