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more or less (2)

This page is about the collocation more or less (2)

collocation pattern: adverb + adverb

Meaning

approximately

For example

  • I spent $50 a day, more or less.

  • Their farm's on 50 acres of land, more or less an acre or two.

Quick Quiz

The house should sell for a million dollars, more or less. It should sell for

a. less than a million dollars

b. around a million dollars

c. over a million dollars

Contributor: Matt Errey