I found this grammar structure


My book explanation says that it means both N1&N2 are terrible.

They provide this example of usage.


Now, there is also this sentence, which I can't translate into English, please help.


Also, why the を particle?

Thanks a lot.

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  • @naruto Oh thanks a lot Naruto sensei。 It makes sense now why they use を. So it means something like I don't like both the people who sell and buy this dull product. So なら here connects the AほうもAほうだ and BほうもBほうだ. Right?
    – JoisBack
    Jul 28, 2018 at 1:34
  • @naruto by the way, you really can remember all the questions you answer even if it's from 4 years before. That's pretty impressive sensei.
    – JoisBack
    Jul 28, 2018 at 1:36
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    – user4032
    Jul 28, 2018 at 1:51
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    I knew this was a recurring question, but I often forget things :) I feel this なら can be interpreted as "If you can say X, you can say Y, too".
    – naruto
    Jul 28, 2018 at 2:08


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