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    As a whole,on the whole,in sum,by and large

    What's the difference between "as a whole","on the whole","in sum" and "by and large"?


    Thanks a million!

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    Re: As a whole,on the whole,in sum,by and large

    Quote Originally Posted by Hiya Raymond View Post
    What's the difference between "as a whole","on the whole","in sum" and "by and large"?


    Thanks a million!
    "On the whole" and "by and large" mean pretty much the same as each other.

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    Re: As a whole,on the whole,in sum,by and large

    I don't find "in sum" natural at all. I have heard "in summary" or "to sum up".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: As a whole,on the whole,in sum,by and large

    Nor I.

    For reasons entirely unknown to me, the software has begun subscribing me to threads that I have had nothing to do with previously,

    This is not a complaint on my part. By and large: I've been meaning to start a thread on that for some time.

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    Re: As a whole,on the whole,in sum,by and large

    Quote Originally Posted by probus View Post
    Nor I.

    For reasons entirely unknown to me, the software has begun subscribing me to threads that I have had nothing to do with previously,

    This is not a complaint on my part. By and large: I've been meaning to start a thread on that for some time.
    It's also underlining words that lead to an ad for something. That's new.

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    Re: As a whole,on the whole,in sum,by and large

    Quote Originally Posted by Raymott View Post
    It's also underlining words that lead to an ad for something. That's new.
    The underlining random words creating a link to an ad happened to me a few months ago and lasted several weeks. On the support forum I was told the issue was with my computer/software/browser and nothing to do with UE. Indeed, I was the only person seeing the links. I tried running all kinds of antivirus and anti-adware programs, cleared my cache and net history and even reinstalled my browsers. To no avail. One day, it just suddenly stopped happening.
    Last edited by 5jj; 24-Aug-2013 at 15:20. Reason: typo
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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