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From the Ted Talk by Daan Roosegaarde: A smog vacuum cleaner and other magical city designs

Unscramble the Blue Letters

So two years ago, we went back to the lab, making it more drbuale, more light-emitting, with the experts. And at the same time, we got a ruseeqt from this guy — Van Gogh, the famous Van Gogh ftuiaodonn — who wanted to celebrate his 125th anniversary in the Netherlands. And they came to me and asked, "Can you make a place where he feels more alive again in the Netherlands?" And I liked that qotuesin a lot, so in way, we sort of started to connect these two different wdlros. This is how my brain works, by the way.

Open Cloze

So two years ago, we went back to the lab, making it more _______, more light-emitting, with the experts. And at the same time, we got a _______ from this guy — Van Gogh, the famous Van Gogh __________ — who wanted to celebrate his 125th anniversary in the Netherlands. And they came to me and asked, "Can you make a place where he feels more alive again in the Netherlands?" And I liked that ________ a lot, so in way, we sort of started to connect these two different ______. This is how my brain works, by the way.

Solution

  1. foundation
  2. question
  3. durable
  4. request
  5. worlds

Original Text

So two years ago, we went back to the lab, making it more durable, more light-emitting, with the experts. And at the same time, we got a request from this guy — Van Gogh, the famous Van Gogh Foundation — who wanted to celebrate his 125th anniversary in the Netherlands. And they came to me and asked, "Can you make a place where he feels more alive again in the Netherlands?" And I liked that question a lot, so in way, we sort of started to connect these two different worlds. This is how my brain works, by the way.

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