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https://www.cnbc.com/2019/01/21/china-2018-gdp-china-reports-economic-growth-for-fourth-quarter-year.html

China pegged its proposal to buy more U.S. goods through 2024 to President Donald Trump’s hopes of being re-elected in 2020, the sources told CNBC.

What does "through 2024" mean? What does "to ... Trump's hopes" mean?

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Tbh, that sentence is confusing to me as a native speaker.

But I'm pretty sure it is supposed to be parsed as

China pegged (its proposal to buy more U.S. goods through 2024) to President Donald Trump’s hopes of being re-elected in 2020, the sources told CNBC.

That is,

China pegged ____ to ____, ...

tbh, I'm not sure exactly what is meant by "pegged" here. I don't read much news.

And the use of the word "through" like that is unusual.

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Through Means throughout, so throughout 2024.

To Trumps hopes means he hopes he will get re-elected, so China want to buy goods.

  • Not just throughout 2024, but continuously from now until 2024. – Richard Winters Jan 21 at 8:00

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