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    Post On, At The Level

    Suppose someone is describing some disaster:

    "It was a disaster at/onthe level of Apocalypse."

    Should it be "at" or "on"?

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    Re: On, At The Level

    Quote Originally Posted by volgo View Post
    Suppose someone is describing some disaster:

    "It was a disaster at/onthe level of Apocalypse."

    Should it be "at" or "on"?
    Neither, I am afraid.

    on the level = honest

    It was a disaster of apocalyptic proportion(s).

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    Re: On, At The Level

    Quote Originally Posted by Shoreditch View Post
    Neither, I am afraid.

    on the level = honest
    'On the level of an apocalypse' is fine.

    'On the level' can mean 'honest, but it clearly does not in this context.

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    Re: On, At The Level

    Back in the 90s, we all wondered whether President Clinton's escapades "rise to the level of impeachment."

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    Re: On, At The Level

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