One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Entirely or fully.‘a number of stone churches survive in whole or in part’
- ‘Almost every building had been destroyed in whole or in part: and what had not been destroyed had been looted.’
- ‘Have you thought to check if your building, in whole or part, is absolutely legal?’
- ‘And on the following page is a copy of the schedule which shows that the Trustees Act 1900 was repealed in whole.’
- ‘That call has been picked up, in part, if not in whole, by some politicians, seeking to capitalize on that anger.’
- ‘When England hosted the 1966 World Cup, six of the eight venues used were grounds designed in part or in whole by Archibald Leitch.’
- ‘We recognise the affection that some people in the district have for the building and we want to know if it can be retained - in whole or part - and at what cost.’
- ‘Owned first in part by Sweden, then in whole by Russia, they always maintained their distinct identity.’
- ‘In fact, I expect the ban will be lifted in whole or in part later today.’
- ‘Some of the most successful films are based on, in part or in whole, military conflicts that actually happened.’
- ‘There aren't too many serious musicians who don't know David Grisman's work, in part or in whole.’
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