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used with a range of numbers to show the size, strength, or quality of somethingI liked it. On a scale of 1 to 10, I give the movie a 9.

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“On a scale of.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/on%20a%20scale%20of. Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

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