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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 country we represent. We sngeid 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 seteppd up smlpiy because they were asked to, and what that mneas 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 country we represent. We ______ 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 _______ up ______ because they were asked to, and what that _____ 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. signed
  2. simply
  3. means
  4. stepped

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
couple years 3
heading overseas 3
wanted people 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