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Hi, do you think that the verb "lack" means to need or it means there is not enough, e.g.
The arrival of foreign banks means more oppurtinities for low-in come countries, which might otherwise lack banking options."
And what does it mean "low-in come" countries? thanks
this article I've already read, but what does it lack means, makes them not so strong, right?
"low-income countries" means countries where the income (earnings) of
people is low
So, this sentence is saying that the arrival of foreign banks creates/provides
more opportunities for countries where the incomes are low. Otherwise
(if the foreign banks did not come in), there may be no, or not enough
Hope this helps.
Last edited by englishstudent; 18-Sep-2006 at 16:41. Reason: Spelling correction
thanks, now it's all right, good job englishstudent