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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “on the whole”

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on the whole

generally
总的来说;整体上讲
We have our bad times but on the whole we're fairly happy.
我们有过糟糕的时期,但整体上来说还是相当快乐的。
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Translations of “on the whole”
in Chinese (Traditional) 總的來說, 整體上講…
(Definition of on the whole from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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