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    pitfully starved

    "The government of India wants to overhaul the nation's road, which have been pitfully starved of investment"
    What does it mean "pitfully starved of investment. I understand it a little bit but I am not sure how to explain it, maybe there is no investment, or bad investment



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    Re: pitfully starved

    Quote Originally Posted by me78 View Post
    "The government of India wants to overhaul the nation's road, which have been pitfully starved of investment"
    What does it mean "pitfully starved of investment. I understand it a little bit but I am not sure how to explain it, maybe there is no investment, or bad investment
    It should be 'pitifully starved'. It just means there has been very little investment in the roads.

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    Re: pitfully starved

    and "they had already been bought close to 9% of the shares"
    Synonym for "close to"? maybe near
    and just one more
    "The Chrysalis Capital, a private -equity group which counts the Harvard and Stanford university endowment trusts among its clients.
    What does it mean "endowment trust"
    thanks
    Last edited by me78; 29-Sep-2006 at 13:04.

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