to what extent


: how far : how much
To what extent can they be trusted?

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Recent Examples on the Web If so, to what extent? Could Gonzaga emerge with a material advantage compared to football schools in the Big 12? Jon Wilner, The Mercury News, 12 May 2024 GardaWorld has not disclosed which of its customers’ money was stolen in the Easter crime or to what extent it was insured. Daniel Miller, Los Angeles Times, 9 May 2024 The power of period dramas So to what extent should historical fiction be historically accurate? Olivia B. Waxman, TIME, 2 May 2024 Whether and to what extent the staffing situation has affected patient care is an open question. Paul Sisson, San Diego Union-Tribune, 1 May 2024 That case is Trump v. United States, in which the justices have been asked to decide whether and to what extent former President Donald Trump – or any president – can be criminally prosecuted for actions taken while in office. Claire B. Wofford, The Conversation, 25 Apr. 2024 Scientists are just beginning to understand how and to what extent forever chemicals harm human health. Kaitlin Sullivan, Health, 20 Apr. 2024 Which, and to what extent? My two opponents are extremists. The San Diego Union-Tribune Staff, San Diego Union-Tribune, 20 Feb. 2024 The hold that phones have on adolescents in America today is well-documented, but teachers say parents are often not aware to what extent students use them inside the classroom. Jocelyn Gecker, The Christian Science Monitor, 27 Feb. 2024

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“To what extent.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 May. 2024.

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