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    2. Forensic surgeon - a surgeon who operates on victims or people who have died of unknown causes - they try to determine what happened to the person. A medical examiner is very similar to this however it can depend on context - I believe a medical examiner is not as focused specifically on the forensics. I.e they may be able to determine that someone looks to be poisoned but a forensic surgeon can tell how they were poisoned, what with and when. A coroner is someone who looks at the information provided either from their own investigation or from others and decides on the official cause of death. Ie: The medical examiner believed that the cause of death was a fall. However upon further examination the forensic surgeon found that the victim was actually poisoned. The coroner ruled that the victim died from being poisoned however it was likely that they were still alive at the time of the fall.

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    2. The first one is what we are more likely to say. It describes what actually happened in a direct way. There is no doubt who did what, and to whom. The second one would be perfectly understood, but it sounds odd because we wouldn't use "liver transplant" as an object like this. It has the same feeling as saying: The surgeon gave a present to the boy. This is a very subtle thing, and I'm not explaining it well. Basically, in the first example "transplanting" is the action. In the second, "giving" is the action. In order to sound natural, always try to match your verb with the key idea you are trying to get across. In this example, I believe that is transplanting.

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    2. Today I’m going to talk about the following notion: the idea of progress. First of all, I would like to define what progress means to me. The definition that I would give it is that progress is the idea that the world can become better thanks to the evolution of science, technology, and as a result of this, quality of life. In my view, the most interesting, pleasing and positive manifestation of progress is robots. As far as I’m concerned, I strongly support the fact that robots will change our lives in the future. Indeed, they are machine-controlled by a computer that is used to perform a complex series of actions automatically. The reason why I feel pleased with the introduction of robots into our society is that it could have a beneficial impact on my entourage. Let’s take my mother, for example. She is a night nurse, and during the rest of the day she’s at home spending hours cleaning the house and preparing food for my father and I. She often complains about being tired and not ever having a second to get some rest. But now with the evolution of robots, some will be able to help with these chores, and could therefore allow her to relax. Under this category falls autonomous vacuum cleaners and washing machines. Now I would like to talk about Leka. The Leka smart toy is a robot who helps children affected by autism and other developmental disabilities be able to learn and communicate with others better. When I was in primary school, I had a friend with autism who was 5 years older than me and we shared the same hobbies. However, through the years, I began to become more interested in other things and we drifted apart. I think that robots like Leka could allow them to keep loyal friends, make sure that they don’t end up only knowing the feeling of abandonment, and help them grow at their own pace. Finally, robots can help with risky jobs such as underground or mine work, but also in the medical field. There is a robot named Robodoc that is able to perform hip surgery without the help of an actual surgeon. I think that many people agree with me about the fact that robots improve our quality of life. They help us progress, save lives, and allow us to have better accuracy. However, it is true that some people disagree with the introduction of robots into our lives. They believe that it can be dangerous, which does hold some truth. As Isaac Asimov said, we must impose rules to avoid Hollywood scenarios such as ‘The Terminator’. There are also people who are upset about robots potentially replacing many of the jobs in our society. However, these people seem to forget that even if some jobs do in fact disappear, a lot of new jobs will come onto the scene. Each robot will need a human capable of repairing and improving it, and thus new employment opportunities are developed.

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    2. In this case, it means "should understand."

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    2. Lobotomy is a surgical procedure focused on severing nerve fibres in the brain. Antonio Egas Moniz was the first person who attempted this technique. He thought that improperly connected nerve fibres resulted in mental illness, like depression, sleep disorder, and so on. By severing those nerve fibres, he believed that the fibers would be able to properly recombine. Egas Moniz drilled holes in his patients' heads on the right and left side and severed the nerve fibers with a metal rod. In 1949, he received a Nobel Prize in Medicine despite the fact that he destroyed many lives. In the early 1940s, Walter Freeman, an American psychiatrist, and James Watts, a neurosurgeon, simplified the technique. They stabbed past the eyes with a thin ice axe to penetrate the brain. The whole intervention took less than 30 minutes and didn't need a surgeon, which was is why he(he who? Freeman or Watts?) traveled through America in his caravan until 1967, ruining about 2,000 lives with this technique. Antonio Egas Moniz https://www.nobelprize.org/prizes/medicine/1949/moniz/facts/ James Watts https://www.nytimes.com/1994/11/11/obituaries/dr-james-watts-90-pioneer-in-use-of-frontal-lobotomy.html

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    2. "A bad rap" basically means a bad reputation

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    2. This sounds great! However, I would recommend blending the sentences so that they sound more natural. For example: "Get ready to say goodbye to glasses and contact lenses! There are many people suffering from poor or blurry eyesight, who hope to be free from troublesome eyewear. Dr Gholam...". I changed a few of the prepositions, as I feel they are easier to read for a native speaker. If you have any questions on the changes, I'm happy to answer them!

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