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the most ground to make up

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Hung Tao
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the most ground to make up

Post by Hung Tao » Fri Oct 08, 2004 9:13 am

Please explain the meaning of the following sentence:
These states have the most ground to make up as they have been hardest hit by the collapse of the job market.
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Post by Alan » Fri Oct 08, 2004 2:15 pm

'To have ground to make up' means essentially 'to be in need of progress'.

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