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From the Ted Talk by Anupam Mishra: The ancient ingenuity of water harvesting

Unscramble the Blue Letters

And you can notice they have ceeatrd a kind of fasle caetnchmt. The desert is there, sand dnues, some small field. And this is all big raised platform. You can notice the small holes the water will fall on this catchment, and there is a spole. Sometimes our engineers and architects do not care about slopes in bmahtoros, but here they will care properly. And the water will go where it should go. And then it is 40 feet deep. The waterproofing is done perfectly, better than our city contractors, because not a single drop should go waste in this.

Open Cloze

And you can notice they have _______ a kind of _____ _________. The desert is there, sand _____, some small field. And this is all big raised platform. You can notice the small holes the water will fall on this catchment, and there is a _____. Sometimes our engineers and architects do not care about slopes in _________, but here they will care properly. And the water will go where it should go. And then it is 40 feet deep. The waterproofing is done perfectly, better than our city contractors, because not a single drop should go waste in this.

Solution

  1. created
  2. bathrooms
  3. dunes
  4. false
  5. catchment
  6. slope

Original Text

And you can notice they have created a kind of false catchment. The desert is there, sand dunes, some small field. And this is all big raised platform. You can notice the small holes the water will fall on this catchment, and there is a slope. Sometimes our engineers and architects do not care about slopes in bathrooms, but here they will care properly. And the water will go where it should go. And then it is 40 feet deep. The waterproofing is done perfectly, better than our city contractors, because not a single drop should go waste in this.

Frequently Occurring Word Combinations

ngrams of length 2

collocation frequency
water body 7
water level 3
ground water 3
harvest rain 2
desert society 2
million gallons 2
water hyacinth 2
beautiful water 2
water table 2
small water 2
dry water 2
million years 2
thousand words 2
engineering college 2

ngrams of length 3

collocation frequency
dry water body 2

Important Words

  1. architects
  2. bathrooms
  3. big
  4. care
  5. catchment
  6. city
  7. contractors
  8. created
  9. deep
  10. desert
  11. drop
  12. dunes
  13. engineers
  14. fall
  15. false
  16. feet
  17. field
  18. holes
  19. kind
  20. notice
  21. perfectly
  22. platform
  23. properly
  24. raised
  25. sand
  26. single
  27. slope
  28. slopes
  29. small
  30. waste
  31. water
  32. waterproofing