Stack Exchange network consists of 175 Q&A communities including Stack Overflow, the largest, most trusted online community for developers to learn, share their knowledge, and build their careers.
What does とし mean in the following sentence?
なろうとする means "try to become", なろうとし is the 連用形. So basically "trying to become like Australians, ..." or "try to become like Australians, and ..."
Required, but never shown