<prove> extremely popular

Discussion in 'English Only' started by fh3579, May 23, 2014.

  1. fh3579 Senior Member

    Hangzhou,China
    Chinese
    The following sentence is cited from a textbook for English learners:
    More imortantly, it is a philosophy that it proving extremely popular with the young, which means the future is looking good for the Fair Trade movement.
    What does "prove" mean here?
     
  2. Greyfriar

    Greyfriar Senior Member

    Hello,

    In this context it means 'it has been found to be'.
     
  3. fh3579 Senior Member

    Hangzhou,China
    Chinese
    Thank you very much, Greyfriar.
     

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