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"From the Ted Talk by Stefan Sagmeister: The power of time off"

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Just before I left New York I decided I could actually renovate my studio. And then just leave it all to them. And I don't have to do anything. So I loekod for furniture. And it turned out that all the furniture that I really liked, I couldn't afford. And all the stuff I could aroffd, I didn't like. So one of the things that we pursued in Bali was pceeis of furniture. This one, of course, still works with the wild dogs. It's not quite finished yet. And I think by the time this lamp came about, (Laughter) I had finally made paece with those dogs. (Laughter)

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Just before I left New York I decided I could actually renovate my studio. And then just leave it all to them. And I don't have to do anything. So I ______ for furniture. And it turned out that all the furniture that I really liked, I couldn't afford. And all the stuff I could ______, I didn't like. So one of the things that we pursued in Bali was ______ of furniture. This one, of course, still works with the wild dogs. It's not quite finished yet. And I think by the time this lamp came about, (Laughter) I had finally made _____ with those dogs. (Laughter)

Solution

  1. pieces
  2. peace
  3. afford
  4. looked

Original Text

Just before I left New York I decided I could actually renovate my studio. And then just leave it all to them. And I don't have to do anything. So I looked for furniture. And it turned out that all the furniture that I really liked, I couldn't afford. And all the stuff I could afford, I didn't like. So one of the things that we pursued in Bali was pieces of furniture. This one, of course, still works with the wild dogs. It's not quite finished yet. And I think by the time this lamp came about, (Laughter) I had finally made peace with those dogs. (Laughter)

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Important Words

  1. afford
  2. bali
  3. decided
  4. dogs
  5. finally
  6. finished
  7. furniture
  8. lamp
  9. laughter
  10. leave
  11. left
  12. looked
  13. peace
  14. pieces
  15. pursued
  16. renovate
  17. studio
  18. stuff
  19. time
  20. turned
  21. wild
  22. works
  23. york