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    Smile ? large field." Help listen to the sentence. Thanks.

    Afghanistan has no formal party or primary system * the large field.

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    Re: ? large field." Help listen to the sentence. Thanks.

    Quote Originally Posted by michael147 View Post
    Afghanistan has no formal party or primary system * the large field.

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    Afghanistan has no formal party or primary system, hence the large field.
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    Re: ? large field." Help listen to the sentence. Thanks.

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    Afghanistan has no formal party or primary system, hence the large field.
    Thank you. But I don't quite get it, can you rewrite the sentence?

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    Re: ? large field." Help listen to the sentence. Thanks.

    You've got your answer. The missing word is 'hence'.

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    Re: ? large field." Help listen to the sentence. Thanks.

    Do you understand the word "hence"?
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    Re: ? large field." Help listen to the sentence. Thanks.

    not a teacher

    But I don't quite get it, can you rewrite the sentence?

    Afghanistan has no formal party or primary system, hence the large field.
    Afghanistan has no formal party or primary system, that's the reason for there being so many candidates.

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    Re: ? large field." Help listen to the sentence. Thanks.

    Quote Originally Posted by michael147 View Post
    Thank you. But I don't quite get it, can you rewrite the sentence?
    In a party system, candidates of a particular party compete for one spot on the ballot. This is usually determined by a primary election. At the end, there is only one candidate per party on the ballot. That eliminates a lot of candidates.

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    Re: ? large field." Help listen to the sentence. Thanks.

    I've always thought that thence made more sense than hense in this type of context.

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    Re: ? large field." Help listen to the sentence. Thanks.

    Quote Originally Posted by probus View Post
    I've always thought that thence made more sense than hense in this type of context.
    I don't think I have ever used "thence".

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