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    Slowing the rise of the oceans!

    Does "to slow the rise of the oceans" mean stop progressing?

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    Re: Slowing the rise of the oceans!

    Quote Originally Posted by Odessa Dawn View Post
    Does "to slow the rise of the oceans" mean stop progress?
    That, as usual, will depend on the context.

    charliedeut
    Please be aware that I'm neither a native English speaker nor a teacher.

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    Re: Slowing the rise of the oceans!

    If you're talking about the lofty promises made by Obama in 2008, he meant, presumably, that his policies would stop "global warming" which is supposed to lead to increased ocean levels.

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