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Post time 2008-9-10 14:09:06 |Display all floors
A  pact made by a group of American teens to get pregnant and to raise their babys together is at least paryly behind a sudden spike in pregnancies at some high schools,officals said.

what is the meaning of the whole sentence?
what is the meaning of the phrase "behind a sudden spike"?

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Post time 2008-9-10 15:51:56 |Display all floors
由美国的一群青少年订立的关于一起怀孕并一起抚养孩子的约定,至少在一定程度上在高中流行起来了。

翻译的不是很地道,大概就是这个意思。
behind a sudden spike 有“增长”的含义。

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Post time 2008-9-10 21:35:08 |Display all floors

partly behind a sudden spike

part of the reason for a sudden increase

是一些高中的(女生)怀孕突然增多的部分原因

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