To-a-degree Sentence Examples
Even so, she had accepted it in her mind to a degree.
He was right, to a degree It isn't the past that I'm pitching you, Alex.
She had tested her freedom and found it still intact – to a degree.
Actually, it already had to a degree.
Still, Katie was right to a degree.Advertisement
Of course, she was going to be a pet, but a pet that size would also provide protection to a degree.
His courage, his bodily strength and size, his skill in the use of weapons, in riding, and in the chase, his speed of foot, his capacity for eating and drinking, his penetrating intellect and his mastery of 22 languages are celebrated to a degree which is almost incredible.
In the large towns banking and commerce flourish to a degree beyond what might be expected.
Human intercourse was increased and quickened to a degree not before known.
These miles, however, were not the ordinary Roman miles of l000 paces or 5000 ft., but smaller miles of Greek or Oriental origin, of which six were equal to five Roman miles, and as the latter were equal to 1480 metres, the Portolano miles had a length of only 1233 metres, and 75 2 of the former, and 90 3 of the latter were equal to a degree.Advertisement
It has high merits of style, being lucid and pointed to a degree.
Public works and education were advanced, and the finances rose to a degree of prosperity previously unknown.
Classical concerts and concerts of the better sort, chiefly held in the M ` Ewan and Music Halls, are well attended, and lectures are patronized to a degree unknown in most towns.
If at this stage of their existence the real ambition of the Transvaal Boers was to found a strong and compact republican state, their conduct in opposing a scheme of union with the Orange Free State was foolish to a degree.
His face is flat, with highly protruding cheek-bones, and is lozenge-shaped or eurygnathous to a degree that is nowhere exceeded.Advertisement
Fully adult gorillas have never been seen alive in captivity - and perhaps never will be, as the creature is ferocious and morose to a degree.
France We owe the literary journal to France, where it soon attained to a degree of importance unapproached in any other country.
The results of the First Army's battle were in any case satisfactory to a degree.
What prosperity or stability remains in various Cape Cod communities is largely due to foreign immigrants-especially BritishAmericans and Portuguese from the Azores; although the population remains, to a degree exceptional in northern states, of native stock.
He is not a dramatist - his work as such is insignificant - nor a novelist, for, though his two chief works except the Confessions are called novels, Emile is one only in name, and La Nouvelle Helotise is as a story diffuse, prosy and awkward to a degree.Advertisement
Nevertheless,only recently have other sources of revenue been largely developed, and the general property tax to a degree abandoned.
The obstacle is that, owing to unavoidable irregularities in the blast-furnace process, the siliconand sulphur-content of the cast iron vary to a degree and with an abruptness which are inconvenient for any conversion process and intolerable for the Bessemer process.
The mass of the working-class population in the Protestant parts of Germany belonged to the Social Democracy, an inclusive term covering variations of opinion from the doctrinaire system of Marx to a degree of Radicalism which in England would not be considered a bar to a peerage.
He had a quick eye for character, was genuinely amiable, uncontentious, tactful, masterful; and it may be assumed from his success that he was wary or shrewd to a degree.
In Amuntai and Martapura early Hindu colonization, of which the traces and the influence still are manifest, the fertile soil, trade and industry aided by navigable rivers, have co-operated towards the growth of population to a degree which presents a marked contrast to the conditions in the interior parts of the Upper Barito and of the more westerly rivers.Advertisement
According to the duchess she had "a certain knack of sticking to what had been dictated to her to a degree often very disagreeable, and without the least sign of understanding or judgment."
It thus tends to the maintenance of peace and order on the southern frontier to a degree that does not exist in the north.
Nevertheless, in some departments of theory, too, and notably in ethics and jurisprudence, Stoicism has dominated the thought of after ages to a degree not easy to exaggerate.
By nature the Spanish-American loves art and literature, and the poetic faculty is developed in him to a degree rarely found among the Teutonic races.
On the 28th of July Mr Chamberlain sent a conciliatory despatch to President Kruger, suggesting a meeting of delegates to consider and report on his last franchise proposals, which were complex to a degree.
In this lies their importance, to a degree which is only just being adequately realized.
Wherever the text is whole, it is curt, elliptical, and yet rhythmical to a degree attainable only through long use.
It has been marked by harmony and unity to a degree perhaps found in no other religious body, by steady growth in the number of churches and by a widening fellowship with all other progressive phases of modern religion.
In the hands of Hipparchus the theory was brought to a degree of precision which is really marvellous when we compare it either with other branches of physical science in that age or with the views of contemporary non-scientific writers.
Although he disliked the life and was not specially qualified for it - as he used to say regarding the excellent precepts of his Pddagogik, he was never able to apply them - yet he added to his other accomplishments a grace and polish which he displayed ever afterwards to a degree somewhat unusual in a philosopher by profession.
It was a relief - at least to a degree.
She had tested her freedom and found it still intact â€“ to a degree.
The litany, for example, looks bald to a degree in the music copy.
Both appeared slightly misshapen in the ground, but when we lifted them they reassumed their original shape to a degree.
He was often inconsistent, he was generally intractable and overbearing, and he was always pompous and affected to a degree which, Macaulay has remarked, seems scarcely compatible with true greatness.
The second island is that of the Temptress - inspired to a degree by the symbolist paintings of the late nineteenth century.
For example, in hydrocephalic children and Williams syndrome, language skills may be preserved to a degree greater than their general intellectual level.
Essentially Creative Commons assists writers (and others) in licensing their work to a degree that others can easily discern what is available for reuse and what is not.
Cream is also useful for restoring the color to a degree.
They also have a nice selection of brown and black choices, so you can be fashion-conscious to a degree while choosing your workwear.
An added benefit of leather is that they look nicer with age to a degree.
Sure, it has become commercialized to a degree.
This means the degree you receive after completing the online program is equivalent to a degree you would receive at any other university or community college.
The idea is to maximize how hard you are working, but only to a degree where it is possible to maintain that level of performance.