to a certain extent

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See: in part, quasi
References in classic literature ?
In the paddles of the extinct gigantic sea-lizards, and in the mouths of certain suctorial crustaceans, the general pattern seems to have been thus to a certain extent obscured.
So it was that these surrounding heights, already established and to a certain extent proved, were retained.
267 loss limitations may still apply to a certain extent since the taxpayer's basis in the inventory (after the proper write-down) and the arm's-length price for such inventory may not be equal.