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The decision of the government to raise the prices of petroleum products will trigger / set off a series of effects on the prices of essential commodities and services. The burgeoning middle and lower-middle class people will be hardest hit by it.

Is there any mistake? Thanks
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Looks largely OK to me. I'd probably go for "trigger".

I'd also write "The burgeoning middle and lower-middle classes will be...". "Burgeoning people" just sounds a tad odd.
Mr Wordy, I agree with you. Thanks for pointing it out.
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Hi Abil,

It's nice to hear about the middle classes burgeoning somewhere in the world. They're surely shriveling in my neck of the woods. - A.

Edit. BTW, I agree with Wordy. A burgeoning person might soon need to check in with his physician.
Mr. Avangi, the world is full of contradictions!

By the way, what is meant by "go for trigger" as Mr Wordy said in his post above? I looked up theh phrase in my Oxford Idioms Dictionary and went for a google search, but did not find the meaning.

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AbilBy the way, what is meant by "go for trigger" as Mr Wordy said in his post above? I looked up theh phrase in my Oxford Idioms Dictionary and went for a google search, but did not find the meaning.
If you type "go for" into http://www.onelook.com / it finds quite a few dictionary hits. "Go for" can mean several different things, so you still need to trawl around and pick out the meaning that's appropriate here. But in this case it's handily listed in the right-hand panel: "have a fancy or particular liking or desire for".
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Mr Wordy, honestly, I still cannot get a handle on the phrase.
Do you mean that you still don't understand what it means?

Or do you mean that you understand what it means, but you don't know why it should mean that?
Abil, it's a very common expression for "I prefer"
If someone asks you "Do you like plan A or B?", you could say "I'll go for plan A" or "I'll go with plan A"
If you do a Google search for the phrase, you'll find millions of hits.
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