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"From the Ted Talk by Wes Moore: How to talk to veterans about war"

Unscramble the Blue Letters

We signed up because we love this coutnry we represent. We signed up because we believe in the idea and we believe in the plpoee to our left and to our right. And the only thing we then ask is that "thank you for your service" needs to be more than just a quote break, that "thank you for your service" means hotsnely digging in to the people who have stepped up simply because they were akesd to, and what that means for us not just now, not just during combat operations, but long after the last vehicle has left and after the last shot has been taken.

Open Cloze

We signed up because we love this _______ we represent. We signed up because we believe in the idea and we believe in the ______ to our left and to our right. And the only thing we then ask is that "thank you for your service" needs to be more than just a quote break, that "thank you for your service" means ________ digging in to the people who have stepped up simply because they were _____ to, and what that means for us not just now, not just during combat operations, but long after the last vehicle has left and after the last shot has been taken.

Solution

  1. country
  2. honestly
  3. asked
  4. people

Original Text

We signed up because we love this country we represent. We signed up because we believe in the idea and we believe in the people to our left and to our right. And the only thing we then ask is that "thank you for your service" needs to be more than just a quote break, that "thank you for your service" means honestly digging in to the people who have stepped up simply because they were asked to, and what that means for us not just now, not just during combat operations, but long after the last vehicle has left and after the last shot has been taken.

ngrams of length 2

collocation frequency
military school 6
service means 4
work harder 3
wanted people 3
heading overseas 3
couple years 3

Important Words

  1. asked
  2. break
  3. combat
  4. country
  5. digging
  6. honestly
  7. idea
  8. left
  9. long
  10. love
  11. means
  12. operations
  13. people
  14. quote
  15. represent
  16. shot
  17. signed
  18. simply
  19. stepped
  20. vehicle