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    coming as it does

    This finding has particular resonance, coming as it does 20 years after a severe famine in Ethiopia attracted worldwide attention through Live Aid and other events that pricked the collective conscience of richer developed countries.

    what does the "coming as it does" mean?

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    Re: coming as it does

    It just links it to the time- it doesn't mean a great deal except to emphasise the fact that it really does come 20 years after the event.

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