ECONOMIC GROWTH

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ECONOMIC GROWTH
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  1. The 4 headwinds are powerful enough to cut growth ..... half
    to cut growth IN / BY half
  2. The US took ........ as the leading nation in the year 1900
    Took over as
  3. Groth maxed ......... in the 1950s.
    maxed out
  4. I read twice as ........ as my friend
    as much as
  5. Americans expect to be twice as .......... as their parents.
    Twice as well-off / rich as their parents
  6. Some men have dropped ............. of the labor force.
    drop out of
  7. They replaced the steam engine ........... electric motors.
    Person + Replace X with Y
  8. There's a real crisis. Unemployment is at an all-time .........
    At an all-time high
  9. It turned ......... a produuct of mass consumption.
    Turn into
  10. You're driving ........ 90 miles per hour. Please slow down!
    Drive at + speed
  11. I thought I was right but it turned .......... I was wrong.
    Turn out
  12. I think we are ......... in communications technology by at least 10 years when we compare Argentina to other countries
    Be behind
  13. The deep recesion led ......... massive unemployment..
    Lead to
  14. Tbe game was ..... after an hour. He won.
    Be over
  15. The reason ......... the slowdown is still unknown.
    The reason for
  16. They switched ........ digital technology two decades ago.
    Switch to
  17. Unemplyment has slowed ......... since 2011
    Slow down
  18. Growth slowed down ......... 1.3%
    Slow down to
  19. Growth ...... per capita income is measured yearly.
    Growth in
  20. The vertical ....... shows growth in income.
    The vertical axis
  21. Income stood/was ..... about $5,000.
    Stand at // Be at
  22. It is said that your standard of living ........ ( 100 -->120) faster than productivity.
    rises goes up increases
  23. If nothing changes, we won't be able to pay ......... our foreign debt.
    pay off a debt
  24. If it keeps on changing ........ this rate,the economy will recover in a short period of time
    At this rate
  25. There's been significant growth ......... tax revenue.
    Growth in
  26. Hand tools were replaced ....... electric tools.
    Be Replaced by/with
  27. Electricity was helpful ..... liberating women.
    helpful in doing
  28. Don't forget to bring the clothes ........ It's going to rain.
    Bring in
  29. Transportation depended entirely ....... the urban horse.
    Depend on
  30. Horses ate ....... one quarter of American agricultural land and there was nothing left for other animals.
    Eat up
  31. The ratio of number of vehicles ........ number of households reached 90% in 30 years.
    Ratio of X to Y
  32. We have to put ....... a pipe in the balcony so that I can water the plants.
    Put in
  33. Urban environments make people more productive than when they live ...... a farm.
    Live on a farm
  34. We have to cut down ........ the consumption of oil asap.
    Cut down on
  35. We had a temporary rise ....... productivity growth.
    rise in
  36. I'd like to award an Oscar ......... the inventors
    To award sth to sbd
  37. We have to take ........... of this unique opportunity in history. We can't miss it.
    Take advantage of
  38. This situation is sometimes misdiagnosed ....... the end of a recesion but it is not.
    Misdiagnose as
  39. You'll experience bumps all ....... the way.
    Along the way
  40. Nowadays you can get a lot of stuf ....... free.
    For free
  41. We can manufacture this product ...... this cost.
    At this cost
  42. Is there a benefit ....... commerce if we take this measure?
    Benefit to
  43. Some brains are not wired ........ a digital world.
    Be wired for
  44. The decision took all of us ....... surprise.
    By surprise
  45. Computers didn't use to be good ........ driving. They were really bad ...... it.
    Good at // Bad at
  46. And so on and so .........
    So on and so forth
  47. ....... age 7 Watson is still in its childhood.
    At age ......
  48. Watson has applied .......... several jobs.
    Apply for
  49. Changes can be seen in Argentina, Uruguay, Chile; ....... short in most of Latin America.
    In short
  50. It runs ........ Windows.
    Run on

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