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From the Ted Talk by Ian Bremmer: How the US should use its superpower status

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Now, that sounds pretty good. Here's the claenlhge. In a G-Zero world, the way you lead is by example. If we know we don't want to be the global cop anymore, if we know we're not going to be the architect of golabl trade, we're not going to be the cheerleader of global values, we're not going to do it the way we used to, the 21st century is changing, we need to lead by example — be so compelling that all these other ploepe are going to still say, it's not just they're faster campers. Even when the bear is not cinashg us, this is a good place to be. We want to emulate them.

Open Cloze

Now, that sounds pretty good. Here's the _________. In a G-Zero world, the way you lead is by example. If we know we don't want to be the global cop anymore, if we know we're not going to be the architect of ______ trade, we're not going to be the cheerleader of global values, we're not going to do it the way we used to, the 21st century is changing, we need to lead by example — be so compelling that all these other ______ are going to still say, it's not just they're faster campers. Even when the bear is not _______ us, this is a good place to be. We want to emulate them.

Solution

  1. global
  2. challenge
  3. people
  4. chasing

Original Text

Now, that sounds pretty good. Here's the challenge. In a G-Zero world, the way you lead is by example. If we know we don't want to be the global cop anymore, if we know we're not going to be the architect of global trade, we're not going to be the cheerleader of global values, we're not going to do it the way we used to, the 21st century is changing, we need to lead by example — be so compelling that all these other people are going to still say, it's not just they're faster campers. Even when the bear is not chasing us, this is a good place to be. We want to emulate them.

Frequently Occurring Word Combinations

ngrams of length 2

collocation frequency
united states 8
middle east 7
feels pretty 2
xi jinping 2
global sheriff 2
global trade 2
core europe 2
fellow campers 2
bigger problem 2

Important Words

  1. anymore
  2. architect
  3. bear
  4. campers
  5. century
  6. challenge
  7. changing
  8. chasing
  9. cheerleader
  10. compelling
  11. cop
  12. emulate
  13. faster
  14. global
  15. good
  16. lead
  17. people
  18. place
  19. pretty
  20. sounds
  21. trade
  22. values
  23. world