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    Default several sentences hard to understand

    Professor Hart has also subjected the Austinian concept to a searching critique.
    A maid or nurse native to India.
    Rights beyond Roe,the far reaching influence of the anti-choice movement.
    Formal revision of,addition to,or change, as in a bill or constitution.

    Are these sentences above correct?And what do they mean?
    Waiting for your answer,thank you.

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    Default Re: several sentences hard to understand

    Not a teacher.

    Professor Hart has also subjected the Austinian concept to a searching critique.
    There is a man named Professor Hart who used something called "the Austinian concept" (I have no idea what that is) to a searching critique. Professor Hart may have written a critique (evaluation) of a method of searching for something. You would need to know the technical concepts the article or story is talking about to understand the sentence completely.

    A maid or nurse native to India.
    This looks like a part of a description or a definition. By itself, it doesn't make much sense. It would make more sense in context. A maid or nurse who is native to India is a maid or nurse who was born and raised in India.

    Rights beyond Roe,the far reaching influence of the anti-choice movement.
    This looks like it is a title for an essay or an article of some kind. When it mentions "Roe" it refers to the United States Supreme Court ruling in the Roe vs. Wade case that removed federal restrictions on abortion. The "anti-choice movement" is a biased phrase for the group of people who oppose abortion in the United States, also known as "Pro-life."

    The article appears to be about what the condition of women's rights would be if Roe vs. Wade was overturned or not ruled on at all (if abortion were federally illegal). The article appears to have been written by someone who believes that abortion is legally and/or morally correct.

    Formal revision of,addition to,or change, as in a bill or constitution.
    This looks like a part of a description. I believe it may be referring to an "amendment." A bill is a piece of legislation that is debated by legislative powers before it becomes a law. A constitution is a guiding set of principles upon which a country shall be run.

    Hopefully this is helpful!

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    Default Re: several sentences hard to understand

    thanks a lot for your words,they really helped me a lot,especially the forth one!

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