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  1. Junior Member
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    Respite sanctions

    Please look at the sentence from Bloomberg. He's probably right, yet it won't count for much if Ukraine's government doesn't take advantage of the respite sanctions have provided by changing course. Please explain to me what is the meaning of 'have provided', how it does correspond to the context and grammar? Thank you.

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    Retired English Teacher
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    Re: Respite sanctions

    Sanctions have provided a respite from something for the Ukrainian government.

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