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    Default paraphrase of words and word combinations 3

    Dear teachers,

    Would you be kind enough to revise my paraphrasing of the following using words and word combinations in bold from the next sentences?

    1.1. It was difficult to keep detached with such things going on around.
    1.2. It was difficult to remain indifferent with such things going on around.

    2.1. He viewed his works with detachment.
    2.2. He vieved his work without bias.

    3.1. His early years were spent in poverty and obscurity.
    3.2. In his youth he was poor and unknown.

    4.1. They were treated with leniency.
    4.2. They were threated mildly.

    5.1. I canít understand why they exalt him to the skies.
    5.2. I canít understand why they praise him highly.

    6.1. She was on edge all day because of the coming exam.
    6.2. She was nervous all day because of the coming exam.

    Thank you for your efforts.

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    Default Re: paraphrase of words and word combinations 3

    The only pair I question is #2

    "With detachment" = uninvolved; "without bias" = without preferring one thing over another.

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    Default Re: paraphrase of words and word combinations 3

    Hi Anglika,

    Thank you for your deep concern to my wording as well as for your regular helpful marking my papers.

    Would you be kind enough to explain to me where is my blunder in the following reasoning?

    detachment = absence of prejudice or bias; disinterest , impartiality, lack of (any) bias

    bias = prejudice = a preference or an inclination, especially one that inhibits impartial judgment.

    with detachment = without bias

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    Default Re: paraphrase of words and word combinations 3

    Quote Originally Posted by vil View Post
    Would you be kind enough to explain to me where is my blunder in the following reasoning?

    detachment = absence of prejudice or bias; disinterest , impartiality, lack of (any) bias
    Bias is personal; work is usually not:

    2.1. He viewed his work with detachment.
    2.2. He vieved his work without bias. Iff, the work is related to a personal matter.

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