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    dilermando is offline Member
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    Post On the down-side

    In the sentence below, what does "On the down-side" mean?

    On the down-side, following these diets means you run the risk of eliminating healthy nutrients such as complex carbohydrates, dietary fiber or essential fatty acids.

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    Default Re: On the down-side

    It means, "the bad outcomes are:..." or, "the negative consequences are..."

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    Default Re: On the down-side

    I'm not a teacher.

    Hi dilermando,

    down-side = a negative aspect of something that is generally positive

    "there is a downside even to motherhood"

    On the down-side of this variety is the fact that "Broken" doesn't hang together that well as a whole package, probably because it's essentially a compilation of unreleased tracks from the last year's studio experiments.

    On the downside, compressed data must be decompressed to be viewed (or heard), and this extra processing may be detrimental to some applications. .

    Regards,

    V.

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