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I have some questions to ask concerning the following paragraph, please.

- Local citizens have welcomed the new law, but some officials fear that banning physically handicapped people from climbing could get them into conflict with human rights organisations.


1. Can "physically handicapped" be replaced by "differently abled", there?

2. What does "could get them into conflict with human rights organisation" mean?


Thank you!

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Laborious1. Can "physically handicapped" be replaced by "differently abled", there?

The term "handicapped", which was formerly used, is no longer in fashion. "differently abled" is a painfully politically correct invention that I would recommend avoiding. In the UK, public bodies use the term "disabled", so I suppose this term is accepted. Apparently some people prefer "people with disabilities" to "disabled people".

Laborious2. What does "could get them into conflict with human rights organisation" mean?

The ban could create a conflict (dispute/argument) with those organisations.

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Laborious1. Can "physically handicapped" be replaced by "differently abled", there?

Both are possible but strange because they are wordy. Disabled as a word is clear enough.

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