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    Smile the pros and cons of globalization

    The author writes this passage to show the pros and cons of globalization.
    The author writes this passage to show the advantages and disadvantages of globalization.



    Are the above two versions identical in meaning? If not, what does the first mean?

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    Re: the pros and cons of globalization

    Quote Originally Posted by angliholic View Post
    The author writes this passage to show the pros and cons of globalization.
    The author writes this passage to show the advantages and disadvantages of globalization.



    Are the above two versions identical in meaning? If not, what does the first mean?
    Yes they mean the same thing. "Pro" comes from the Latin meaning "for" and "con" comes from the Latin "contra" meaning "against".

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