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    to be crucial to

    Hi,

    in the sentence below, what does the underlined part mean?

    As a low-cost operation, controlling the cost of doing business is crucial to the airline’s ability to offer low fares.

    Thanks

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    Re: to be crucial to

    Quote Originally Posted by Sepmre View Post
    Hi,

    in the sentence below, what does the underlined part mean?

    As a low-cost operation, controlling the cost of doing business is crucial to the airline’s ability to offer low fares.

    Thanks
    The entire sentence means that controlling costs (keeping them low) is crucial to being able to offer low fares (cost to the consumer).

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