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The meaning of "Polls" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does national polls mean?
A: A poll is a survey done usually asking about politics. So a national poll is a survey about politics taken on the whole nation.
Q: What does polls will likely gauge the public's support for stricter gun control laws mean?
A: @Ri-na 意味は。。。

polls will likely = opinion polls will probably
gauge = measure
the public's support = if people want

for stricter gun control laws

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Q: Polls about Multicultural Coexistence; Results of "Questionnaires for improving the live of all foreigners living in the city"

The city carried out polls about multicultural coexistence to understand the awareness and actual conditions of Japanese residents and foreign residents, and to obtain basic materials.

【Japanese residents】
Survey area: entire city

Survey target: Japanese citizens living in the city
1,000 men and women over the age of 20

Extraction method: Random sampling

Survey method: Mail distribution/mail collection

Language used: Japanese

Survey contents: 18 questions, 6 pages of A4 paper

【Foreign residents】
Survey area: entire city

Survey target: Foreign residents living in the city
1,000 men and women over the age of 20

Extraction method: Random sampling

Survey method: Mail distribution/mail collection

Language used: Simple Japanese, English, Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese, Portuguese

Survey contents: 26 questions, 10 pages of A4 paper


【Results of Survey】
Sample numbers:
Japanese residents 1000
Foreign residents 1000

Total answer count:
Japanese residents 364/1000
Foreign residents 247/1000

Percentage of attendance:
Japanese residents 36.4%
Foreign residents 24.7% does this sound natural?
A: × Polls about Multicultural Coexistence; Results of "Questionnaires for improving the live of all foreigners living in the city"
✓ Polls about Multicultural Coexistence; Results of "Questionnaires for improving the lives of all foreigners living in the city"

× The city carried out polls about multicultural coexistence to understand the awareness and actual conditions of Japanese residents and foreign residents, and to obtain basic materials.
✓ The city carried out polls about multicultural coexistence to understand the awareness and actual conditions of both Japanese residents and foreign residents, and to obtain basic materials.

"both" is optional. But I think it makes the sentence easier to understand.
Q: Hit the polls does this sound natural?
A: Sounds good to me, would work on residence a little more though.
Q: Polls Survey
What is the difference between polls and survey?
A: Interchange to a degree but polls are usually less robust and answer 1 question while surveys are more in depth and can be pages long.
Q: "Don't forget to go to the polls today." does this sound natural?
A: spoken like an american
Q: When polls are taken about restarting the operation of nuclear plants in Japan, people living nearby usually support it, because their lives depend on the operation. Those who oppose strongest are the people living in the radius of 20 to 50km from the plant. does this sound natural?
A: Change it to "Those who oppose it the strongest" and then it all sounds perfect.

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