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I can’t get the meaning of “how” in an article. This is from the article column from The Guardian, “Now we know there’s racial bias. The challenge is how to address it” https://www.google.co.uk/amp/s/amp.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/dec/07/racial-bias-address-prejudice

Please have a look at the embolden part.

Imagine a life inside an open-topped glass box. You could see what was around you, what your friends and neighbours and colleagues were doing. You could probably hear what was happening. In many and varied ways, you would be connected to your surroundings and have expectations to match. But just reach out to touch something, to connect, to truly become part of the life you see, and the fact of the box asserts itself. You can’t. You are close to what’s outside – the glass may be quite thin – but what separates you, as opaque as it may be, determines your life.

Think of that scenario, and you might get close to some of what we have learned from a week of reporting in the Guardian’s Bias in Britain project. How life in that glass box means that for all the jobs certain people might see and reasonably aspire to, they never quite seem able to match their aspiration. How, for all the property ads that hold out the promise of a place to buy or rent, people in the box fail, in ways and by margins that seem inexplicable, to land the home they thought they could get. Why their friends, unencumbered by invisible impediment, have a different experience when they walk the high street, or go shopping, or go clubbing. Life is not always awful, but it always falls short. It’s like chasing a £5 note in the breeze. It forever seems reachable but, by fingertips’ length, it isn’t. For so long now we have been told that the so-called scourge of political correctness has irreparably tipped the scales towards minorities. If this project does nothing else, it exposes that lie.

I can get the “how” and that makes it difficult for me to understand the two sentences that begin with “How.” I need your help, thank you.

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  • You may be thinking there is a one-to-one relation between "how" and a word in your native language. However, there are very many different definitions of "how" : dictionary.com/browse/how – Sam Feb 27 at 17:08
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The trick here is just before the first sentence that starts with how.

...you might get close to some of what we have learned from a week of reporting...

The sentences are "what we have learned", so you can take an implicit "we have learned" before each of those sentences starting how.

We have learned how life in that glass box means that for all the jobs certain people might see...

We have learned how, for all the property ads that hold out the promise of a place to buy or rent...

The next one, as well:

We have learned why their friends, unencumbered by invisible impediment, have a different experience...

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