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    Meaning of Sentence

    Hi,

    Please can someone explain me the meaning of the following sentence.

    "But its decision to halt exports did little for its reputation in international markets"

    Request you to also explain how to identify idiom in this sentence and the where I can learn to look for meanings of such idioms.

    Appreciate all the help!!

    Thank You!!

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    Re: Meaning of Sentence

    Quote Originally Posted by englearn View Post
    Hi,

    Please can someone explain me the meaning of the following sentence.

    "But its decision to halt exports did little for its reputation in international markets"

    Request you to also explain how to identify idiom in this sentence and the where I can learn to look for meanings of such idioms.

    Appreciate all the help!!

    Thank You!!
    "its" = some country
    The country will stop/discontinue exporting products to other countries and in the opinion of the writer, the practice will harm its (the country's) reputation among other countries that import/export products.

    What statement/phrase are you referring to as an idiom?

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    Re: Meaning of Sentence

    I can't find an idiom in that sentence, unless the suggestion is that "to do little for" is an idiom.

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