by later standards absurdly primitive ... absurdly primitive by later standards

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bg1996

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Cantonese,Mandarin;Kwangtung/Guangdong,hk
The systems were __(1.by later standards absurdly primitive 2.absurdly primitive by later standards).

Which's ok? Maybe none or all. If ont only one, are there differences?
 
  • bg1996

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    Cantonese,Mandarin;Kwangtung/Guangdong,hk
    Sorry, I have only this because it's from a dictionary. But it's a full sentence.
     

    bg1996

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    Cantonese,Mandarin;Kwangtung/Guangdong,hk
    Thanks, cuchuflete. I agree 2 is idionatic. But 1 was in my Collins and there's no comma, so I ask this question. But I also think if choosing 1, two commas is necessary. Other friends agree too?
     

    bg1996

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    Cantonese,Mandarin;Kwangtung/Guangdong,hk
    Hi, konungursvia, I don't why you metioned "clasue"? And fixed in Chinese way? My viewpoint is same as cuchuflete. Can you tell me more and give some example?
     
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