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With reasonable limits that I wanted to say so much within, I felt that I could not afford to waste words.

It might not sound natural to you native speakers, but does the sentence above make sense at all?
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it's a doozyEmotion: smile

difficult to make sense of it
Marius Hancuit's a doozyEmotion: smile

difficult to make sense of it

Difficult it may be, but does it still make sense? Or it doesn't make sense at all?
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Perhaps this would make more sense:

I wanted to say as much as possible in that speech/on that occasion, without wasting any words.
It makes sense, but it doesn't sound natural.

It means--

Because of reasonable limits to which you wanted to be obliged, you felt that you could not afford to waste words.
OK. I tell you what. Originally, it's a question as follows:

Complete the sentence, using the words below

( )( )( )
( )( )( )( ) say
( )( )( ), I felt that I could not afford to waste words.

・that ・reasonable ・with ・within ・I ・limits ・much ・wanted ・so ・to

And they say the answer is:

With so much that I wanted to say within reasonable limits, I felt that I could not afford to waste words.

(It's doozy anyway, isn't it?Emotion: smile

But I thought the sentence I posted first would also be possible.

Don't you think so?
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>With so much that I wanted to say within reasonable limits, I felt that I could not afford to >waste words.

Their answer is much better than the original postEmotion: sad
The question was not what is the better construction, but 'does it make any sense at all?'

My answer to that question is that it does.
>No, their answer is much better

I referred in the above to the original post, not to yours, Davkett.
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