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We all live in an over-crowded world which is fast approaching eight billion people. Despite that many individuals feel alone and isolated. The BBC made a survey about loneliness, involving 55,000 people from almost 240 different countries. Neil and Sam discuss the findings and teach you new vocabulary.
far away from other places and people
the noun for a simplistic view of person or group based on certain characteristics such as their nationality, age, profession and the like
plagued by something
it causes you problems and difficulties
figure something out
trying to understand something
You’ll find the transcript here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/features/6-minute-english/ep-181108
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