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"From the Ted Talk by Peter Saul: Let's talk about dying"

Unscramble the Blue Letters

The reason why this is all happening is due to this, and I do have to take you through what this is about. These are the four ways to go. So one of these will heppan to all of us. The ones you may know most about are the ones that are becoming increasingly of historical interest: sudden death. It's quite likely in an audience this size this won't happen to anybody here. sdedun dtaeh has become very rare. The death of Little Nell and Cordelia and all that sort of stuff just doesn't happen anymore. The dying process of those with terminal islnles that we've just seen occurs to younger people. By the time you've reached 80, this is unlikely to happen to you. Only one in 10 people who are over 80 will die of cancer.

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The reason why this is all happening is due to this, and I do have to take you through what this is about. These are the four ways to go. So one of these will ______ to all of us. The ones you may know most about are the ones that are becoming increasingly of historical interest: sudden death. It's quite likely in an audience this size this won't happen to anybody here. ______ _____ has become very rare. The death of Little Nell and Cordelia and all that sort of stuff just doesn't happen anymore. The dying process of those with terminal _______ that we've just seen occurs to younger people. By the time you've reached 80, this is unlikely to happen to you. Only one in 10 people who are over 80 will die of cancer.

Solution

  1. death
  2. happen
  3. sudden
  4. illness

Original Text

The reason why this is all happening is due to this, and I do have to take you through what this is about. These are the four ways to go. So one of these will happen to all of us. The ones you may know most about are the ones that are becoming increasingly of historical interest: sudden death. It's quite likely in an audience this size this won't happen to anybody here. Sudden death has become very rare. The death of Little Nell and Cordelia and all that sort of stuff just doesn't happen anymore. The dying process of those with terminal illness that we've just seen occurs to younger people. By the time you've reached 80, this is unlikely to happen to you. Only one in 10 people who are over 80 will die of cancer.

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collocation frequency
intensive care 10
small idea 3
people die 3
john hunter 3
dying process 3

Important Words

  1. anymore
  2. audience
  3. cancer
  4. cordelia
  5. death
  6. die
  7. due
  8. dying
  9. happen
  10. happening
  11. historical
  12. illness
  13. increasingly
  14. nell
  15. occurs
  16. people
  17. process
  18. rare
  19. reached
  20. reason
  21. size
  22. sort
  23. stuff
  24. sudden
  25. terminal
  26. time
  27. ways
  28. younger