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On the whole:‘we must remember that in the main we are thinking about these designs as decoration’
mostly, for the most part, on the whole, largely, by and large, to a large extent, to a great degree, predominantly, chiefly, principallyView synonyms
- ‘The Church was vibrant, tolerant and its priests were in the main, hard working.’
- ‘The food itself, even though important, is, in the main, a way of coalescing social life.’
- ‘While the Carlow defence in the main was solid there were far too many missed tackles.’
- ‘The way the law is going, these birds continue in the main to be protected.’
- ‘It was a victory etched out in the main through a team effort and a very fine one at that.’
- ‘The scheme will be funded in the main by developers building houses at Nursteed Meadows.’
- ‘It pays, though, to take note of these things and, in the main, to abide by them.’
- ‘These, in the main, are young people committing offences against other young people.’
- ‘I think, in the main, our members would prefer face to face meetings more regularly.’
- ‘That issue was dealt with in the main in written submissions following the hearing.’
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