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    I.Even in the ancient time, our ancestors advanced the idea of "the human is precious", praising "men is above the others of the world".

    Is "the" optional or totally unnecessary?
    Any grammar error with above sentences?

    II. "the late 1700s" means the late 18th century?

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    "In ancient times" is appropriate.
    Yes.In the late 18th century.

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    Even in ancient times, our ancestors advanced the idea of "the human is precious", praising "man is above the others of the world".

    Any grammar error? Please.

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    Quote Originally Posted by puzzle View Post
    I.Even in the ancient time, our ancestors advanced the idea of "the human is precious", praising "men is above the others of the world".

    Is "the" optional or totally unnecessary?
    Any grammar error with above sentences?

    II. "the late 1700s" means the late 18th century?

    Please.
    Even in ancient times, our ancestors advanced the idea that the human is precious and praised man as being above the others of the world.

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    Even in ancient times, our ancestors advanced the idea that the human is precious and praised man as being above the others of the world.

    Thank you, Soup. If, "as being" is omitted: praised man above the others of the world. Is that right? Please.

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    I'm terribly sorry. I meant thank you, 2006.

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    Quote Originally Posted by puzzle View Post
    Even in ancient times, our ancestors advanced the idea that the human is precious and praised man as being above the others of the world.

    Thank you, Soup. If, "as being" is omitted: praised man above the others of the world. Is that right? Please.
    Without "as being" the meaning is not clear.

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