yes and no

idiom

used when there is both a positive and a negative answer to a question
"Are you happy with your job?" "Yes and no."

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“Yes and no.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/yes%20and%20no. Accessed 5 Mar. 2024.

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