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From the Ted Talk by Leticia Gasca: Una nueva manera de hablar del fracaso en los negocios

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The idea is that once the new llgiieasotn goes into effect, entrepreneurs will be able to close their bssuneis via an online process, which will be much more acbcselsie to everyone and shorter. The truth is, when I look back and remember that night when my friends and I confessed our failures to each other six years ago, I'm surprised, because at that moment, our intention was very simple: the only thing we watend to do was put the subject of faiulre on the table so more friends could see that this was a topic to be talked about. It's not a time for humiliation as in the past, nor is it a cause for celebration, as some people say.

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The idea is that once the new ___________ goes into effect, entrepreneurs will be able to close their ________ via an online process, which will be much more __________ to everyone and shorter. The truth is, when I look back and remember that night when my friends and I confessed our failures to each other six years ago, I'm surprised, because at that moment, our intention was very simple: the only thing we ______ to do was put the subject of _______ on the table so more friends could see that this was a topic to be talked about. It's not a time for humiliation as in the past, nor is it a cause for celebration, as some people say.

Solution

  1. legislation
  2. failure
  3. wanted
  4. business
  5. accessible

Original Text

The idea is that once the new legislation goes into effect, entrepreneurs will be able to close their business via an online process, which will be much more accessible to everyone and shorter. The truth is, when I look back and remember that night when my friends and I confessed our failures to each other six years ago, I'm surprised, because at that moment, our intention was very simple: the only thing we wanted to do was put the subject of failure on the table so more friends could see that this was a topic to be talked about. It's not a time for humiliation as in the past, nor is it a cause for celebration, as some people say.

Frequently Occurring Word Combinations

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Important Words

  1. accessible
  2. business
  3. celebration
  4. close
  5. confessed
  6. effect
  7. entrepreneurs
  8. failure
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  10. friends
  11. humiliation
  12. idea
  13. intention
  14. legislation
  15. moment
  16. night
  17. online
  18. people
  19. process
  20. put
  21. remember
  22. shorter
  23. subject
  24. surprised
  25. table
  26. talked
  27. time
  28. topic
  29. truth
  30. wanted
  31. years