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    ''There's seems to be qualified support for the idea''

    Do you feel the meaning ''limited'' being used in this sentence for the word ''qualified''? Please explain to me the meaning of the sentence.

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    Re: ''There's seems to be qualified support for the idea''

    The support is not unconditional. There are conditions.

    "I support the idea, but..." Everything after the "but" is a qualifier to the support.

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    Re: ''There's seems to be qualified support for the idea''

    If there is limited support, some people are against the idea. If there is qualified support, there is general support, but people do not fully support it- they are mostly positive, but have some doubts or worries.

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    Re: ''There's seems to be qualified support for the idea''

    Do you feel the meaning ''limited'' being used in this sentence for the word ''qualified''?
    The above sentence is not complete.

    Qualified support is support with conditions, restrictions, provisos, etc.
    Limited support is about the number of supporters which is small compared to the number of opposers.

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    Re: ''There's seems to be qualified support for the idea''

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    If there is limited support, some people are against the idea. If there is qualified support, there is general support, but people do not fully support it- they are mostly positive, but have some doubts or worries.
    Or conditions.

    "I support the new highway, but only if it has noise-reduction walls around it."
    "I support the new school building project, but only if they pay union wages and use local labor."

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