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    Most of the deficiency of beef in the market is made up through imports by

    Hello.

    Could you check the following text?

    "Most of the deficiency of beef in the market is made up through imports by private sector in frozen meat whose price should be approved by the meat controlling
    committee." ( the committee monitors meat demand and supply to prevent prices from increasing).

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    Re: Most of the deficiency of beef in the market is made up through imports by

    First things first, I would start the sentence by making the meat committee the subject, then talk about how meat shortage is controlled.
    The meat controlling committee monitors the supply and demand of meat. When there is a shortage, the import of meat by the private sector is allowed, subject to the prices being approved by the committee.
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    Re: Most of the deficiency of beef in the market is made up through imports by

    Quote Originally Posted by majid72 View Post

    Most of the deficiency of beef in the market is made up through imports by private sector in frozen meat
    I don't understand your text.

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    Re: Most of the deficiency of beef in the market is made up through imports by

    Quote Originally Posted by tedmc View Post
    The meat-controlling committee monitors the supply of and demand of for meat. When there is a shortage, the import of meat by the private sector is allowed, subject to the prices being approved by the committee.


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    Re: Most of the deficiency of beef in the market is made up through imports by

    I guess I was obsessed with the economic term "supply and demand" that I didn't think about breaking it with the prepositions.
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    Re: Most of the deficiency of beef in the market is made up through imports by

    The below bold part is where I wonder how to translate it into English. In the original language it is expressed in adverb.

    Most of the shortage of beef in the market is made up (eliminated) through imports by private sector in frozen meat.(frozen meat means the imported meat should be frozen).
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    Re: Most of the deficiency of beef in the market is made up through imports by

    You do not say you "make up"(compensate) a shortage. You say you "overcome" a shortage.

    You need a "the" before private sector.

    "In the form of frozen meat" would be better for the last part.
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    Re: Most of the deficiency of beef in the market is made up through imports by

    Quote Originally Posted by majid72 View Post
    The below bold part below is where I wonder what I'm not sure how to translate it into English. In the original language it is expressed in as an adverb.

    Most of the shortage of beef in the market is made up for (eliminated) through imports of frozen beef by the private sector. in frozen meat.(frozen meat means the imported meat should be frozen).
    http://dictionary.cambridge.org/dict...ake-up-for-sth

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    Re: Most of the deficiency of beef in the market is made up through imports by

    I would say:

    Most of the shortage of beef is made up by imports of frozen beef....

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    Re: Most of the deficiency of beef in the market is made up through imports by

    I notice there are two different versions of the sentence:
    teechar's version:
    Most of the shortage of beef in the market is made up for through imports of frozen beef by the the private sector.
    Tarheel's version:
    Most of the shortage of beef is made up by imports of frozen beef....

    To make up is to compensate. To make up for a shortage/shortfall of something is common. My understanding is that you make up for a shortage but I think it sounds odd to make up part of a shortage (most of the shortage, according to the original sentence). When beef is imported, I think the that part of the shortage is overcome as it is a direct substitue of imported beef for local beef.
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