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Rogerio
What is correct? Why (if there is some explanation)? Well, the guidebook says that the Italian restaurants here aren’t great (by) the whole. Well, the guidebook says that the Italian restaurants here aren’t great (on) the whole. Well, the guidebook says that the Italian restaurants here aren’t great (in) the whole.
Oct 20, 2012 1:45 PM
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October 20, 2012
On the whole. Why? Well, the other two are just plain wrong.
October 20, 2012
"on the whole", this is a english phrase, I checked dictionary.
October 20, 2012
", On the whole." You can also say ", as a whole". There is no explanation, since the use of prepositions sometimes defies logic. It is just the way the language developed.
October 20, 2012
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