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    Economic growth is not expected to top 3% by much this year.

    I am reading an article about African economy.
    I have difficulty understanding the sentence below.

    Economic growth is not expected to top 3% by much this year.

    does this mean that African economy will not be over 3%?
    and what " by much year" means...>

    Please help me.

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    Re: Economic growth is not expected to top 3% by much this year.

    The African economy will not grow by much more than 3% this year. Africa is a continent. Which country in Africa are you talking about?
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    Re: Economic growth is not expected to top 3% by much this year.

    Quote Originally Posted by vadych View Post
    I am reading an article about African economy.
    I have difficulty understanding the sentence below.

    Economic growth is not expected to top 3% by much this year.

    does this mean that African economy will not be over 3%?
    and what " by much year" means...>

    Please help me.
    This means that the African economy is expected to grow by 3% and unlikely to grow by more than that

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    Re: Economic growth is not expected to top 3% by much this year.

    Quote Originally Posted by Lucy Boylan View Post
    This means that the African economy is expected to grow by 3% and is unlikely to grow by more than that.
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