To some extent; not completely: the result is partly a matter of skill and partly of chance you’re only partly right
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- This is partly because most of us have better things to do than fill in forms.
- It is clear from the Council report into the progress of the scheme that it has partly backfired.
- The turnout was so good partly because of the weather and partly because the event is so well known now.
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