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I am not sure of the meaning of:

Rugs in the bedrooms got much less wear.

A sentence I read from a dictionary Entry 5

According to the sentence above,

could we say we can clean rugs in the bedrooms more easily?

Because rugs in the living room got much more wear,

We have to spend more time cleaning rugs in the living room.

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    wear doesn't refer to need for cleaning. It is about deterioration due to use. Bedroom rugs don't usually have people walking back and forth on them a lot, like rugs in other parts of a house. May 22, 2022 at 3:30

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Get means are subjected to. Bedroom rugs wear out more slowly than those in parts of the house where people walk about in the daytime. From your comments I assume the sentence must follow one which refers to rugs in the living room.

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  • I added the source of this sentence. It is from a dictionary. No context of previous sentence at all. I just guess that so I can try to figure out the puzzle I have. May 22, 2022 at 8:10
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By saying the rugs in the bedrook has less wear, it does not mean the living room rug has more wear. Although the use of "less" implies a comparison with rugs in another part of the house, presumably mentioned in a previous sentence.

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  • The sentence implies a comparison with rugs in another part of the house, presumably mentioned in a previous sentence. May 22, 2022 at 7:10
  • @KateBunting is my answer accurate now?
    – DialFrost
    May 22, 2022 at 7:28
  • You say "It does not mean that the living room rug has more wear", but 'less' does mean that floor coverings in some unspecified place get more wear. May 22, 2022 at 13:05

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