on the minus side

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Definition of on the minus side

used to describe the less appealing or attractive part of something On the minus side, the job doesn't pay well, but on the plus side, the work is easy.

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“On the minus side.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/on%20the%20minus%20side. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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