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    Synonyms for margin

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    Could you help me to better understand the meaning of margin by replacing margin or reformulate these three sentences:

    He won by a narrow margin.
    She beat the other runners by a margin of ten seconds.
    A gross margin of 45%

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    Re: Synonyms for margin

    Quote Originally Posted by virus99 View Post
    Hi!

    Could you help me to better understand the meaning of margin by replacing margin or reformulate these three sentences:

    He won by a narrow margin. He won, but there were others close behind.

    She beat the other runners by a margin of ten seconds. She finished ten seconds ahead of the other runners.

    A gross margin of 45%. In business a gross margin is the difference between turnover and expenditure (the amount of money a business makes and the amount of money a business spends. The difference, or 'margin' is the profit).

    Thank you very much!
    Not a teacher only a native.

    In these contexts, margin means the difference / gap between something.

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