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"From the Ted Talk by Simon Sinek: Why good leaders make you feel safe"

Unscramble the Blue Letters

On that day, a cmouln of American and Afghan troops were making their way through a part of Afghanistan to help protect a group of gvnnroemet officials, a group of Afghan government oififlacs, who would be meeting with some loacl village elders. The column came under ambush, and was surrounded on three sides, and amongst many other things, Captain Swenson was recognized for running into live fire to rescue the wounded and pull out the dead. One of the polepe he rescued was a sergeant, and he and a comrade were making their way to a medevac helicopter.

Open Cloze

On that day, a ______ of American and Afghan troops were making their way through a part of Afghanistan to help protect a group of __________ officials, a group of Afghan government _________, who would be meeting with some _____ village elders. The column came under ambush, and was surrounded on three sides, and amongst many other things, Captain Swenson was recognized for running into live fire to rescue the wounded and pull out the dead. One of the ______ he rescued was a sergeant, and he and a comrade were making their way to a medevac helicopter.

Solution

  1. officials
  2. column
  3. local
  4. government
  5. people

Original Text

On that day, a column of American and Afghan troops were making their way through a part of Afghanistan to help protect a group of government officials, a group of Afghan government officials, who would be meeting with some local village elders. The column came under ambush, and was surrounded on three sides, and amongst many other things, Captain Swenson was recognized for running into live fire to rescue the wounded and pull out the dead. One of the people he rescued was a sergeant, and he and a comrade were making their way to a medevac helicopter.

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collocation frequency
feel safe 4
captain swenson 3

Important Words

  1. afghan
  2. afghanistan
  3. ambush
  4. american
  5. captain
  6. column
  7. comrade
  8. day
  9. dead
  10. elders
  11. fire
  12. government
  13. group
  14. helicopter
  15. live
  16. local
  17. making
  18. medevac
  19. meeting
  20. officials
  21. part
  22. people
  23. protect
  24. pull
  25. recognized
  26. rescue
  27. rescued
  28. running
  29. sergeant
  30. sides
  31. surrounded
  32. swenson
  33. troops
  34. village
  35. wounded