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    The better image of xxx

    Hi,

    Is ''The better image of xxx is within the better image of yyy'' correct? I mean to say one thing is possible because of the other.

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    Re: The better image of xxx

    I don't understand your meaning. Can you say it differently?
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    #3

    Re: The better image of xxx

    Is this a direct translation of an idiom in Urdu?

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    #4

    Re: The better image of xxx

    The better image of xxx is possible from the better image of yyy.

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    #5

    Re: The better image of xxx

    It still makes little sense.

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    #6

    Re: The better image of xxx

    The better image of xxx means the better image of yyy.

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    #7

    Re: The better image of xxx

    I think the OP means 'A better image of XXX makes for a better image of YYY', but I am not a teacher.

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    #8

    Re: The better image of xxx

    You are right. Can ''mean'' and ''make'' be used? What does ''make for'' mean?

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    Re: The better image of xxx

    I think you can refer to definition#2 below, but I am not a teacher.
    http://www.oxfordlearnersdictionarie...for?q=make+for

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    Re: The better image of xxx

    Logically (from the original sentence), it should be "An improved image of y yields a better image of x", since x is within y.


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