all in all, on the whole, altogether, tout ensemble(adverb)
with everything considered (and neglecting details)
"altogether, I'm sorry it happened"; "all in all, it's not so bad"
on the whole(Adverb)
For the most part; apart from some insignificant details.
The numerical value of on the whole in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of on the whole in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
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Free speech is the whole thing, the whole ball game. Free speech is life itself.
There are no whole truths all truths are half- truths. It is trying to treat them as whole truths that plays the devil.
I think the life experience helps some but ultimately it’s learning a whole new trade, a whole new craft re-teaching yourself to see things in a whole new way than you are used to seeing them.
If you are really looking into whole-grain consumption with other diseases, stroke, heart disease and colorectal cancer, whole grains are consistently associated with [a] lower risk of those diseases.
Things just fit together -- there was no real working stuff out. The whole thing was very easy. The families knew each other, I knew her brothers, I knew her sisters, she knows my whole family and everything just worked out.
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