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    #1

    and (...) for EU supporters

    ‘Tactical voting’ is quickly becoming a buzzword for the UK’s June 8 elections, with groups calling for strategic alliances and for EU supporters to vote for the least-worst option available.
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    I think the original sentence is

    ...with groups calling for strategic alliances and (with groups calling) for EU supporters to vote for the least-worst option available.

    Is my understanding correct?

    Thanks!
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    #2

    Re: and (...) for EU supporters

    Yes, except I'd say that you quoted the original sentence and offer a variant to make sure you understood the original.
    I am not a teacher.

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    #3

    Re: and (...) for EU supporters

    Quote Originally Posted by GoesStation View Post
    Yes, except I'd say that you quoted the original sentence and offer a variant to make sure you understood the original.
    Pardon my ignorance, do you mean that I wrote

    ...with groups calling for strategic alliances and (with groups calling) for EU supporters to vote for the least-worst option available.

    so you could confirm that I really understand?
    I am not a teacher. If there is anything ungrammatical in my post, please correct it. I am grateful for your help.

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    #4

    Re: and (...) for EU supporters

    What you described as the "original sentence" was not really the original sentence. It was a variation you wrote to help you understand the original sentence.

    Your understanding of the sentence is correct.
    I am not a teacher.

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