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"From the Ted Talk by Anthony D. Romero: This is what democracy looks like"

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I was at the Women's March in San Francisco the day after inauguration, and the crowd was chanting, "This is what democracy looks like." "This is what dmoaecrcy looks like." And there I was holding my sign and my umbrella in the rain, and I flashed on an old painting that first captivated me many years ago. I struggled to rebemmer the different pieecs of an actual painting of good and bad gneevrnmot. It was almost like the old master was taunting me. You want to know what democracy looks like? Go back and look at my frescoes.

Open Cloze

I was at the Women's March in San Francisco the day after inauguration, and the crowd was chanting, "This is what democracy looks like." "This is what _________ looks like." And there I was holding my sign and my umbrella in the rain, and I flashed on an old painting that first captivated me many years ago. I struggled to ________ the different ______ of an actual painting of good and bad __________. It was almost like the old master was taunting me. You want to know what democracy looks like? Go back and look at my frescoes.

Solution

  1. pieces
  2. remember
  3. democracy
  4. government

Original Text

I was at the Women's March in San Francisco the day after inauguration, and the crowd was chanting, "This is what democracy looks like." "This is what democracy looks like." And there I was holding my sign and my umbrella in the rain, and I flashed on an old painting that first captivated me many years ago. I struggled to remember the different pieces of an actual painting of good and bad government. It was almost like the old master was taunting me. You want to know what democracy looks like? Go back and look at my frescoes.

ngrams of length 2

collocation frequency
bad government 6
good government 5

Important Words

  1. actual
  2. bad
  3. captivated
  4. chanting
  5. crowd
  6. day
  7. democracy
  8. flashed
  9. francisco
  10. frescoes
  11. good
  12. government
  13. holding
  14. inauguration
  15. march
  16. master
  17. painting
  18. pieces
  19. rain
  20. remember
  21. san
  22. sign
  23. struggled
  24. taunting
  25. umbrella
  26. years