Fadi has spent most of the money that Johnny and Harry invested. Can he convince them to put in more capital again? Written by Chris Rose.

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Hello zainab1110,

'maintime' isn't a word that I'm familiar with - do you perhaps mean meantime? In any case, I'd recommend you look up words and phrases that you don't know in the dictionary - there's a handy Cambridge Dictionaries Online search box in the column on the right side of this page.

The idea of speculating to accumulate refers to the idea that you must take risks to make money (if you look up speculate and accumulate in the dictionary, I think this will be clear) - Fadi has invested Harry's and Johnny's money. When Harry says the sentence above, he means that if Fadi's investment of their money doesn't pay off, he'll have to start working in the café to make a living.

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Kirk
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