on the plus side


used to describe the more appealing or attractive part of something
On the minus side, the job doesn't pay very well, but on the plus side, the hours are very convenient.

Examples of on the plus side in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The stock market registered a modest gain this past January, and that too could point to 2024 finishing on the plus side, said Turnquist and Jeffrey Buchbinder, LPL’s chief equity strategist, in a separate commentary. The Arizona Republic, 18 Feb. 2024 The Dolphins’ turnover margin is still on the plus side (plus-1). Chris Perkins, Sun Sentinel, 3 Jan. 2024 There were still some local companies that ended up on the plus side, however. al, 28 July 2023 Also on the plus side, Rebuilding American Capitalism calls for sectoral bargaining, in which labor unions negotiate wages across industry sectors. Timothy Noah, The New Republic, 21 June 2023 The previously buoyant jobs market, which has remained on the plus side of the economy’s ledger, is showing signs of cooling, according to the Wall Street Journal. Pamela N. Danziger, Forbes, 3 May 2023

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“On the plus side.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/on%20the%20plus%20side. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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