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"From the Ted Talk by David Katz: The surprising solution to ocean plastic"

Unscramble the Blue Letters

We've had it all wonrg. Everybody. We've had it all wrong. The very last thing we need to do is clean the ocean. Very last. Yeah, there is a garbage truck of pltasic entering the oecan every minute of every hour of every day. And countless birds and animals are dying just from encountering plastic. We are experiencing the fstsaet rate of extinction ever, and plastic is in the food chain. And I'm still here, standing in front of you, telling you the very last thing we need to do is clean the ocean. Very last.

Open Cloze

We've had it all _____. Everybody. We've had it all wrong. The very last thing we need to do is clean the ocean. Very last. Yeah, there is a garbage truck of _______ entering the _____ every minute of every hour of every day. And countless birds and animals are dying just from encountering plastic. We are experiencing the _______ rate of extinction ever, and plastic is in the food chain. And I'm still here, standing in front of you, telling you the very last thing we need to do is clean the ocean. Very last.

Solution

  1. plastic
  2. fastest
  3. ocean
  4. wrong

Original Text

We've had it all wrong. Everybody. We've had it all wrong. The very last thing we need to do is clean the ocean. Very last. Yeah, there is a garbage truck of plastic entering the ocean every minute of every hour of every day. And countless birds and animals are dying just from encountering plastic. We are experiencing the fastest rate of extinction ever, and plastic is in the food chain. And I'm still here, standing in front of you, telling you the very last thing we need to do is clean the ocean. Very last.

ngrams of length 2

collocation frequency
social plastic 8
ocean plastic 3
million ton 3

Important Words

  1. animals
  2. birds
  3. chain
  4. clean
  5. countless
  6. day
  7. dying
  8. encountering
  9. entering
  10. experiencing
  11. extinction
  12. fastest
  13. food
  14. front
  15. garbage
  16. hour
  17. minute
  18. ocean
  19. plastic
  20. rate
  21. standing
  22. telling
  23. truck
  24. wrong
  25. yeah