by\ and\ large
- adv. phr.As it most often happens; more often than not; usually; mostly.
There were bad days, but it was a pleasant summer, by and large.
By and large, women can bear pain better than men.Syn.: for the most part, on the whole(2)
Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". Оригинал: A.Маккей, М.Т.Боткер, Дж.И.Гейтс. 1997.
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