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From the Ted Talk by Inés Hercovich: Why women stay silent after sexual assault

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When he pulled over near the highway, that's when I got scared. But he told me to relax, that he liked me, and that nothing would hepapn unless I wanted it to. He was nice. I didn't say anything, because I was afraid he would get angry, and that things would get wrsoe. I thuohgt he might have a gun in the gvloe compartment. Suddenly, he jumped on me and tried to kiss me. I said no. I wanted to push him away, but he was holding my arms down. When I wriggled free, I tried to open the door, but it was locked. And even if I had gotten out, where would I have gone?

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When he pulled over near the highway, that's when I got scared. But he told me to relax, that he liked me, and that nothing would ______ unless I wanted it to. He was nice. I didn't say anything, because I was afraid he would get angry, and that things would get _____. I _______ he might have a gun in the _____ compartment. Suddenly, he jumped on me and tried to kiss me. I said no. I wanted to push him away, but he was holding my arms down. When I wriggled free, I tried to open the door, but it was locked. And even if I had gotten out, where would I have gone?

Solution

  1. glove
  2. worse
  3. thought
  4. happen

Original Text

When he pulled over near the highway, that's when I got scared. But he told me to relax, that he liked me, and that nothing would happen unless I wanted it to. He was nice. I didn't say anything, because I was afraid he would get angry, and that things would get worse. I thought he might have a gun in the glove compartment. Suddenly, he jumped on me and tried to kiss me. I said no. I wanted to push him away, but he was holding my arms down. When I wriggled free, I tried to open the door, but it was locked. And even if I had gotten out, where would I have gone?

Frequently Occurring Word Combinations

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spoke nicely 2

Important Words

  1. afraid
  2. angry
  3. arms
  4. compartment
  5. door
  6. free
  7. glove
  8. gun
  9. happen
  10. highway
  11. holding
  12. jumped
  13. kiss
  14. locked
  15. nice
  16. open
  17. pulled
  18. push
  19. relax
  20. scared
  21. suddenly
  22. thought
  23. told
  24. wanted
  25. worse
  26. wriggled