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From the Ted Talk by Christina Wallace: How to stop swiping and find your person on dating apps

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My first zero date was with a set designer. And we were both into yoga and preferred our balegs with peanut butter, so it looked pretty pisronmig. But two minutes in, I could tell it wasn't going to be a thing and I was relieved not to be spending dinner with him. After that, I was a little nervous about going to my next zero date. But we had aeergd to meet on the Brooklyn Heights pmoerndae with a flask of whiskey to watch the sunset, and honestly, it was two bklocs from my apartment. Plus, this guy had a podcast, I have a podcast, worst case scenario, we can talk about our pasodcts.

Open Cloze

My first zero date was with a set designer. And we were both into yoga and preferred our ______ with peanut butter, so it looked pretty _________. But two minutes in, I could tell it wasn't going to be a thing and I was relieved not to be spending dinner with him. After that, I was a little nervous about going to my next zero date. But we had ______ to meet on the Brooklyn Heights _________ with a flask of whiskey to watch the sunset, and honestly, it was two ______ from my apartment. Plus, this guy had a podcast, I have a podcast, worst case scenario, we can talk about our ________.

Solution

  1. bagels
  2. agreed
  3. podcasts
  4. promenade
  5. promising
  6. blocks

Original Text

My first zero date was with a set designer. And we were both into yoga and preferred our bagels with peanut butter, so it looked pretty promising. But two minutes in, I could tell it wasn't going to be a thing and I was relieved not to be spending dinner with him. After that, I was a little nervous about going to my next zero date. But we had agreed to meet on the Brooklyn Heights Promenade with a flask of whiskey to watch the sunset, and honestly, it was two blocks from my apartment. Plus, this guy had a podcast, I have a podcast, worst case scenario, we can talk about our podcasts.

Frequently Occurring Word Combinations

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collocation frequency
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real life 2
house plants 2

Important Words

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  24. promenade
  25. promising
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  28. set
  29. spending
  30. sunset
  31. talk
  32. watch
  33. whiskey
  34. worst
  35. yoga