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    what is the meaning of underlined sentence?

    A cost of living higher than in most other parts of Mexico affected every one, as did theslowly d evaluating peso.Some American were plainly resented for their profiteering and profligate spending power.p142 ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by hadada View Post
    what is the meaning of underlined sentence?

    A cost of living higher than in most other parts of Mexico affected every one, as did theslowly d evaluating peso.Some American were plainly resented for their profiteering and profligate spending power.p142 ?
    'plainly resented' - the resentment that is felt is simple but obvious
    'profiteering and profligate' - these words (adj) are used to describe the author's opinion of the power some Americans have in spending.
    profiteering - the aim of making a profit
    profligate - wasteful (in this context) or immoral

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