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    endeavours of exploration and knowledge

    Once the United States again feels the courage to sacrifice blood and treasure on endeavours of exploration and knowledge, if we have not already begun to see such a reawakening already [...]
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    The author claims to be from the USA, Illinois)

    I suppose I should read the part in bold as follows:
    "... on endeavours to explore and gain knowledge..." or "...on endeavours to gain knowledge and explore".

    Am I right?

    Thanks.

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    Re: endeavours of exploration and knowledge

    Quote Originally Posted by suprunp View Post
    Once the United States again feels the courage to sacrifice blood and treasure on endeavours of exploration and knowledge, if we have not already begun to see such a reawakening already [...]
    (Orbiter Forum
    The author claims to be from the USA, Illinois)

    I suppose I should read the part in bold as follows:
    "... on endeavours to explore and gain knowledge..." or "...on endeavours to gain knowledge and explore".

    Am I right?

    Thanks.
    Yes, that's the meaning.

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