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From the Ted Talk by Rebecca Saxe: How we read each other's minds

Unscramble the Blue Letters

And in fact, they say she deserves more blmae in this case, the fliaed attempt to harm, than in another case, which we call an accident. Where gcrae thought the powder was sagur, because it was labeled "sugar" and by the coffee machine, but actually the powder was poison. So even though when the peowdr was poison, the friend drank the coffee and died, people say Grace deserves less blame in that case, when she innocently thoguht it was sugar, than in the other case, where she thought it was poison and no harm occurred.

Open Cloze

And in fact, they say she deserves more _____ in this case, the ______ attempt to harm, than in another case, which we call an accident. Where _____ thought the powder was _____, because it was labeled "sugar" and by the coffee machine, but actually the powder was poison. So even though when the ______ was poison, the friend drank the coffee and died, people say Grace deserves less blame in that case, when she innocently _______ it was sugar, than in the other case, where she thought it was poison and no harm occurred.

Solution

  1. blame
  2. powder
  3. thought
  4. failed
  5. sugar
  6. grace

Original Text

And in fact, they say she deserves more blame in this case, the failed attempt to harm, than in another case, which we call an accident. Where Grace thought the powder was sugar, because it was labeled "sugar" and by the coffee machine, but actually the powder was poison. So even though when the powder was poison, the friend drank the coffee and died, people say Grace deserves less blame in that case, when she innocently thought it was sugar, than in the other case, where she thought it was poison and no harm occurred.

Frequently Occurring Word Combinations

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Important Words

  1. accident
  2. attempt
  3. blame
  4. call
  5. case
  6. coffee
  7. deserves
  8. died
  9. drank
  10. fact
  11. failed
  12. friend
  13. grace
  14. harm
  15. innocently
  16. labeled
  17. machine
  18. occurred
  19. people
  20. poison
  21. powder
  22. sugar
  23. thought