In the sense that

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Definition

(he's useless), in the sense that (he can't do his job): (he's useless), by which I mean, specifically because (he can't do his job)
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Examples

  • "money is interesting in the sense that it disappears quickly."
  • "I mean that he is a bastard in the sense that you are not his father, and Susan is not his mother."
  • "I'm happy to report that our 'sales road trip' to Los Angeles was a crashing success, in the sense that we successfully crashed the company car."

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