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    what's the meaning of "the lion's share of decreases)

    Hi teachers,

    Could you please explain the meaning of the following sencentence?Thanks!

    Short-haul U.S. saw the lion's share of decreases (16%).


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    Re: what's the meaning of "the lion's share of decreases)

    Hello

    My interpretation:

    For a short period of time, in the US, the decrease of something was very intensive.

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    Re: what's the meaning of "the lion's share of decreases)

    Quote Originally Posted by yppah View Post
    Hi teachers,

    Could you please explain the meaning of the following sencentence?Thanks!

    Short-haul U.S. saw the lion's share of decreases (16%).
    "Lion's share of the decreases" means the majority/largest share of the decreases. It is difficult to know what "short-haul" refers to in that sentence. It may refer to the freight industry.


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    Re: what's the meaning of "the lion's share of decreases)

    thanks, teaches!

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    Re: what's the meaning of "the lion's share of decreases)

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    thanks, teaches!
    You're welcome.

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