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From the Ted Talk by Jasmine Crowe: What we're getting wrong in the fight to end hunger

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If we really want to solve hunger, then we have to change the way we've been doing it. The same actions will always garner the same results. There are hdurends of social entrepreneurs all over the world. They have a focus to solve really big problems, like hunger, but they'll never get the same sporput that we give national hunger-fighting organizations and food banks. But, if given the opportunity, they have the ability to foster ishnigt and perhaps be forward-thinking enough to sovle this problem.

Open Cloze

If we really want to solve hunger, then we have to change the way we've been doing it. The same actions will always garner the same results. There are ________ of social entrepreneurs all over the world. They have a focus to solve really big problems, like hunger, but they'll never get the same _______ that we give national hunger-fighting organizations and food banks. But, if given the opportunity, they have the ability to foster _______ and perhaps be forward-thinking enough to _____ this problem.

Solution

  1. solve
  2. support
  3. hundreds
  4. insight

Original Text

If we really want to solve hunger, then we have to change the way we've been doing it. The same actions will always garner the same results. There are hundreds of social entrepreneurs all over the world. They have a focus to solve really big problems, like hunger, but they'll never get the same support that we give national hunger-fighting organizations and food banks. But, if given the opportunity, they have the ability to foster insight and perhaps be forward-thinking enough to solve this problem.

Frequently Occurring Word Combinations

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reduce food 2
recover excess 2
people access 2
good food 2
solved hunger 2
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ngrams of length 3

collocation frequency
reduce food waste 2
recover excess food 2

Important Words

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  3. banks
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  6. entrepreneurs
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  13. hunger
  14. insight
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  24. world