to some extent

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See: fairly
References in classic literature ?
Accordingly, whereas we not infrequently have ideas or notions in which some falsity is contained, this can only be the case with such as are to some extent confused and obscure, and in this proceed from nothing (participate of negation), that is, exist in us thus confused because we are not wholly perfect.
The dialect was on her tongue to some extent, despite the village school: the characteristic intonation of that dialect for this district being the voicing approximately rendered by the syllable UR, probably as rich an utterance as any to be found in human speech.
Thirty nine percent (39%) said it is enjoyed to some extent and only 9% believe Pakistanis do not have the freedom to practice the religion of their choice.