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    #1

    beneath it history students

    Here is the sentence:


    At the start of the eighties, Tony and I were involved in radical left politics and beneath it history students.


    Could you please explain to me the meaning of the emphasized part of this sentence. It doe not make me much sense. Thanks.

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    #2

    Re: beneath it history students

    It doesn't make much sense. It would if it were:

    At the start of the eighties, Tony and I were involved in radical left politics, and beneath it all we were history students.


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    #3

    Re: beneath it history students

    There is a "were" there, but it is distributed oddly. They were involved and they were history students.

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    #4

    Re: beneath it history students

    It's a poorly written sentence.

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    #5

    Re: beneath it history students

    At the start of the eighties, Tony and I were history students involved in radical-left politics.

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    #6

    Re: beneath it history students

    In future, bart-leby, please cite the source of your quotations.

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