to herald the development of

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Senior Member
Ukrainian & Russian
The Allen diet became standard treatment in many academic medical centers and is widely acknowledged to have saved the lives of hundreds or thousands of patients by allowing them to live long enough to herald the development of insulin injections.
(The Complete Guide to Fasting; Jimmy Moore, Jason Fung)

Would you be so kind as to tell me whether it should be read as 'to greet' here?

  • Loob

    Senior Member
    English UK
    "Herald" looks like a pretty strange choice of word there, Suprun - I'd have expected something like "benefit from":(.


    Senior Member
    Yes, the same here, or at least "long enough to have the opportunity to receive" insulin injections or something similar.
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