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  1. vaibhavmaskar
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    first wall seen by person is sought to be curtailed, hope would be that man

    "the Indian habit of relieving the pressure on the bladder by unzipping and peeing on the first wall seen by the person is sought to be curtailed", if not at all prohibited, by affixing photographs of deities on the walls. "The hope would be that man", the greatest creation of the infinite artist, would not bare his privies in front of his lord and would not urinate on the road,” the court observed.

    1. First wall seen...to be curtailed
    2.the hope would be that man.

    I have quoted these two sentence in paragraph. could anyone make it in simple form.

    http://indianexpress.com/article/ind...ips-locked-hc/ (souurce)

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    Re: first wall seen by person is sought to be curtailed, hope would be that man

    It's strange sentence in non-Indian English.
    1) "The Indian habit ... is sought to be curtailed". We don't say this. Better: "We seek to curtail the Indian habit ..."
    2) You have quotation marks appearing in odd places that the original doesn't have.
    "The hope would be that that man (the man who was thinking of peeing on the wall), God's greatest creation (being a human being), would not ..."

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    Re: first wall seen by person is sought to be curtailed, hope would be that man

    Can "relieving the pressure on the bladder by unzipping and" be omitted so as to simplify the sentence as requested by the OP?

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    Re: first wall seen by person is sought to be curtailed, hope would be that man

    I took "man" to mean "humankind" (or at least the male of the species).

    The hope is that people/human beings, the greatest creation of ...
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: first wall seen by person is sought to be curtailed, hope would be that man

    Quote Originally Posted by Matthew Wai View Post
    Can "relieving the pressure on the bladder by unzipping and" be omitted so as to simplify the sentence as requested by the OP?
    I would hope that most people, no matter where they are, wouldn't pee in the street unless they were desperate so I don't think it's necessary to point out that there is pressure on the bladder.

    To simplify it: "We are seeking to curtail the Indian habit of peeing on walls [in the street] by attaching photos of deities to the walls. The hope is that people, the greatest creation of those deities, would refuse to reveal their private parts to, and pee on, the deities".

    To further simplify it: "We're planning to put pictures of gods on the walls in the hope that that will stop people peeing on the walls".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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