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    ...could not be trusted to hew to conservative principles.

    I was reading an article today about the Trump administration and I could not understand the meaning of this sentence. "
    "He warned that Trump himself could not be trusted to hew to conservative principles."

    Do you need more information than this? Thank you.

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    Re: QUESTION ON A SENTENCE MEANING

    Hello Icappiello, and welcome to the forum.

    Take a look at entry #2 in the link below.

    https://en.oxforddictionaries.com/definition/hew

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    #3

    Re: ...could not be trusted to hew to conservative principles.

    Icappiello, please note that I have changed your thread title.

    Extract from the Posting Guidelines:

    'Thread titles should include all or part of the word/phrase being discussed.'

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