A: So, how are you finding the distance learning?
B: It took a bit of getting used to at first, but I’m gradually getting to understand there are advantages and disadvantages.
A: I know exactly what you mean. I’ve been working from home for the last six months, and it’s not without its benefits.
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B: I agree, on balance I would say the pros largely outweigh the cons.
（Paul Cooper, Taipei Times／台北時報林俐凱譯）
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Largely is not simply an adverb meaning “large.” It does mean “to a great extent,” but in the sense of “generally” or “for the most part,” for example, “They are largely in agreement, but still have reservations.”
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