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    please simplify this sentence

    please simplify this? The both "less" describe which part?

    "the less our representatives are bound to the demands of nationhood , this less parochial their outlook is likely to be ."

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    Re: please simplify this sentence

    Quote Originally Posted by moseen View Post
    Please simplify this. (This is not a question so it should end with a full stop.)

    The both "less" describe which part? What do the two examples of "less" mean?

    "The less our representatives are bound to the demands of nationhood, this the less parochial their outlook is likely to be."
    See my corrections above. There were either errors in the original or you copied it incorrectly. I am pretty sure you did not write this sentence yourself so please tell us who wrote it and where you found it.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: please simplify this sentence

    Welcome to the forum, moseen.

    Please provide the correct info on your profile page.

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    Re: please simplify this sentence

    Hello, Thank you.
    I don't know how correct info on my profile page, please help me.

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    Re: please simplify this sentence

    "the less our representatives are bound to the demands of nationhood , the less parochial their outlook is likely to be ."

    "Less" refers to both parts.
    "If our representatives were less bound to the demands of nationhood, they would be less parochial in their outlook."

    "The less you ask me, the less I will answer." = "If you ask me less, I will answer less."
    "The less you annoy me, the less angry I'll be."

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    Re: please simplify this sentence

    Quote Originally Posted by teechar View Post
    Welcome to the forum, moseen.

    Please provide the correct info on your profile page.
    Hello, Thank you.
    I don't know how correct info on my profile page, please help me.

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    Re: please simplify this sentence

    Quote Originally Posted by moseen View Post
    Hello, Thank you.
    I don't know how correct info on my profile page, please help me.
    1- Click on your username near the top of the page. That will take you to your profile page.
    2- Click on the "About Me" tab.
    3- Click the pen icon to edit a particular field.

    At least one field needs to be corrected on that page!

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    Re: please simplify this sentence

    Quote Originally Posted by teechar View Post
    1- Click on your username near the top of the page. That will take you to your profile page.
    2- Click on the "About Me" tab.
    3- Click the pen icon to edit a particular field.

    At least one field needs to be corrected on that page!
    I have done it, please open my thread moderator.

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    Re: please simplify this sentence

    As far as I can see, all the information there is the same as it was before you were asked to change it!
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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