in some sense

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in some sense

Partly; in some or certain way(s). A: "So all you need to do is get married and they'll let you stay in the country?" B: "In some sense, but there's a lot more work involved than just that." In some sense, the book's story stands as a metaphor for the questionable ideals of the so-called American dream.
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Then, too, there's the fact that the show will be, in some sense, a state-of-the-union report on MOMA and P.
Although consumers may benefit in some sense from protective regulation of the consumer credit market, for example, they may suffer if regulation leads to a restriction in the availability of low-cost credit options or if increased costs are passed on to consumers.