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From the Ted Talk by Wael Ghonim: Inside the Egyptian revolution

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A dictator cannot live without the fcore. They want to make ppleoe live in fear. And that psychological bearrir of fear had worked for so many years, and here comes the Internet, technology, brebcralky, SMS. It's helping all of us to ccenont. Platforms like YouTube, Twitter, Facebook were helping us a lot because it basically gave us the impression that, "Wow, I'm not alone. There are a lot of people who are frustrated." There are lots of people who are futerrstad. There are lots of people who actually share the same dream. There are lots of people who care about their freedom. They probably have the best life in the world. They are living in hipnpseas. They are living in their villas. They are hpapy. They don't have problems. But they are still feeling the pain of the Egyptian.

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A dictator cannot live without the _____. They want to make ______ live in fear. And that psychological _______ of fear had worked for so many years, and here comes the Internet, technology, __________, SMS. It's helping all of us to _______. Platforms like YouTube, Twitter, Facebook were helping us a lot because it basically gave us the impression that, "Wow, I'm not alone. There are a lot of people who are frustrated." There are lots of people who are __________. There are lots of people who actually share the same dream. There are lots of people who care about their freedom. They probably have the best life in the world. They are living in _________. They are living in their villas. They are _____. They don't have problems. But they are still feeling the pain of the Egyptian.

Solution

  1. frustrated
  2. barrier
  3. force
  4. happiness
  5. people
  6. blackberry
  7. connect
  8. happy

Original Text

A dictator cannot live without the force. They want to make people live in fear. And that psychological barrier of fear had worked for so many years, and here comes the Internet, technology, BlackBerry, SMS. It's helping all of us to connect. Platforms like YouTube, Twitter, Facebook were helping us a lot because it basically gave us the impression that, "Wow, I'm not alone. There are a lot of people who are frustrated." There are lots of people who are frustrated. There are lots of people who actually share the same dream. There are lots of people who care about their freedom. They probably have the best life in the world. They are living in happiness. They are living in their villas. They are happy. They don't have problems. But they are still feeling the pain of the Egyptian.

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