SAT Reading Drill 6.7 Interpreting words and phrases in context

This SAT Reading video goes over the meaning of "posture" within Eisenhower's farewell address.

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decades Ok we've had a different way of approaching the

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military of thinking about arming ourselves and well so we

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have a different postural about it All right What the

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word posture normally refers to how straight or slumped over

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a spine is but not in this case the industrial

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military complex doesn't need to stand up straight steady Eisenhower

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uses the word in reference to the sweeping changes that

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have happened in the field He just spent a few

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paragraphs talking about how the military is bigger and more

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powerful than ever before so he must be using the

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term to describe its current state or its status That's

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it's buying posture that military industrial complex is one of

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the u s achievements but ike's not saying there have

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been changes in our achievements Eisenhower does warren about the

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dangerous imbalance but it doesn't say that it's already happened

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It just could happen The country's attitude is definitely changing

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and that's bob dylan and right right around then when

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you came to be But this word it's more about

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how we're feeling and doesn't take into account all of

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the physical growth like ex been yammering on about thus

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far in the speech So that's it The answer is 00:01:22.015 --> [endTime] status There you go baby