[Vocabulary] please simplify this sentence

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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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Please simplify this. (This is not a question so it should end with a full stop.)

[STRIKE]The both "less" describe which part?[/STRIKE] What do the two examples of "less" mean?

"The less our representatives are bound to the demands of nationhood, [STRIKE]this[/STRIKE] 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.
 

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Welcome to the forum, moseen. :)

Please provide the correct info on your profile page.
 

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

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"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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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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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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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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As far as I can see, all the information there is the same as it was before you were asked to change it!
 

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As far as I can see, all the information there is the same as it was before you were asked to change it!

I think I have done it this time.
 

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شما هنوز اطلاعات پروفایل خود را تغییر نداده اید.​
 

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شما هنوز اطلاعات پروفایل خود را تغییر نداده اید.​
Member TypeEdit ValueStudent or Learner Native LanguageEdit ValuePersian Home CountryEdit ValueIran Current LocationEdit ValueIran BiographyEdit ValueHello
I'm Moseen Fizaie and I'm 27
I'm a boy from Iran
My major is math.
I'm learning English and I want to travel to Australia or Canada
I'm learning English for my future OccupationEdit ValueMath teacher InterestsEdit Valueanimals, travel,language

There isn't any other field for changing!
 
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شما هنوز اطلاعات پروفایل خود را تغییر نداده اید.​

Please tell me which fields I must be changing.
 

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We're confused as to why, when you joined, your current location was Fremont, California.
 

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We're confused as to why, when you joined, your current location was Fremont, California.

Perhaps he's in Iran and using a VPN located in Fremont. I believe many Iranians use VPNs for personal safety.
 

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Perhaps but the IP address matches Iran now so no VPN is in use. We would still appreciate an explanation from moseen.
 

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Perhaps but the IP address matches Iran now so no VPN is in use. We would still appreciate an explanation from moseen.

Ok, Sometimes I use VPN because Iran has Filtered some sites. Thank you.
 

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I'm Moseen Fizaie and I'm 27.
I'm a boy from Iran.
My major is math. (For your information, in BrE that would be "maths".)
I'm learning English and I want to travel to Australia or Canada.
I'm learning English for my future occupation.

There [STRIKE]isn't[/STRIKE] aren't any other fields [STRIKE]for changing[/STRIKE] I can change!

Please tell me which fields I must [STRIKE]be changing[/STRIKE] change.

[STRIKE]Ok[/STRIKE] OK, sometimes I use a VPN because Iran has filtered some sites. Thank you.

OK, thank you for letting us know about the VPN.

Please see my corrections above to a few of your recent posts. It's important to follow these rules of written English at all times:

- Start every sentence with a capital letter.
- End every sentence with one appropriate punctuation mark.
- Always capitalise the word "I".

You can write "OK" or "okay" (that would be "Okay at the start of a sentence) but you can't write "Ok" anywhere.
 
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