to a greater/lesser degree/extent

idiom

used to describe the effect or importance of something in relation to something else
This new tax affects the middle class and, to a lesser extent/degree, the rich.

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“To a greater/lesser degree/extent.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/to%20a%20greater%2Flesser%20degree%2Fextent. Accessed 28 Nov. 2022.

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