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    Four social trends have conspired to root out belief in secrets.

    What does the following sentence mean?

    "Four social trends have conspired to root out belief in secrets."
    Last edited by Polyester; 16-Feb-2017 at 14:52.

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    #2

    Re: Four social trends have conspired to root out belief in screts.

    In what context did you find this sentence?

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    Re: Four social trends have conspired to root out belief in screts.

    No ones give a help here?

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    Re: Four social trends have conspired to root out belief in screts.

    Would you mind answering the question in post #2 first?
    I am not a teacher.

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    #5

    Re: Four social trends have conspired to root out belief in screts.

    We can't understand the sentence without more context.
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: Four social trends have conspired to root out belief in secrets.

    Quote Originally Posted by Polyester View Post
    Four social trends have conspired to root out belief in secrets."
    Four social trends have worked together to eradicate people's belief in secrets.

    Does that help?

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    Re: Four social trends have conspired to root out belief in screts.

    Quote Originally Posted by Polyester View Post
    No ones give a Can anyone please help? here?
    See above replies.

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    Re: Four social trends have conspired to root out belief in screts.

    For more details, as follow:
    "Along with the natural fact that physical frontiers have receded, four social trends........"

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    #9

    Re: Four social trends have conspired to root out belief in screts.

    Quote Originally Posted by Polyester View Post
    For more details, as follow:
    "Along with the natural fact that physical frontiers have receded, four social trends........"
    A mere fragment; not helpful. Give us enough to know what the person was talking about. Perhaps a paragraph or so.

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    Re: Four social trends have conspired to root out belief in screts.

    ... and tell us where you found it and who wrote it.

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