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    #1

    Can you say?

    Hi,

    "Why is the information about the incident so remotely?"


    Thanks

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    #2

    Re: Can you say?

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    Hi,

    "Why is the information about the incident so remotely?"


    Thanks
    No.

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    #3

    Re: Can you say?

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    No.
    How would you say it then?

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    #4

    Re: Can you say?

    Quote Originally Posted by TheShadow View Post
    How would you say it then?
    It's not clear what you want to say.

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    #5

    Re: Can you say?

    Quote Originally Posted by TheShadow View Post
    Hi,

    "Why is the information about the incident so remotely?"


    Thanks
    What are you trying to say? We can't say how to say it unless we understand the information you're trying to impart.

    What is the incident?
    What is the information?
    What is "remote" about the information?

    "Remotely" is an adverb so needs to be attached to a verb (or an adjective).

    He is watching the surgical operation remotely (here it refers to "watching")
    I am not remotely interested (here it refers to "interested").

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    #6

    Re: Can you say?

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    It's not clear what you want to say.
    Like there is not much information about the incident

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    Re: Can you say?

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    Like there is not much information about the incident
    "Why is there so little information about the incident?"

    I can't see any way of using "remotely" with your sentence at all. What do you think "remotely" means?

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    #8

    Re: Can you say?

    Quote Originally Posted by TheShadow View Post
    Like there is not much information about the incident
    You could say "Why is the information so scarce?" or "Why is there so little information?"

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    Re: Can you say?

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    "Why is there so little information about the incident?"

    I can't see any way of using "remotely" with your sentence at all. What do you think "remotely" means?
    Thanks :)

    I thought it meant "low in size , "not much" guess I was wrong :) thanks for pointing out :)

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    #10

    Re: Can you say?

    Quote Originally Posted by TheShadow View Post
    Thanks :)

    I thought it meant "low in size , "not much" guess I was wrong :) thanks for pointing out :)
    "remote" means "far away" if we are talking about a physical location, it can also mean "unlikely".

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