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sense of proportion

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsense of proportionsense of proportionCOMPAREthe ability to judge what is most important in a situationhave/keep/lose a sense of proportion You can protest by all means, but keep a sense of proportion. proportion
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have/keep/lose a sense of proportionExperiment by all means - but keep a sense of proportion. 4.You should, however, keep a sense of proportion.At their best, lawyers have a sense of proportion and a sense of humor.McCartney seems to have a good sense of proportion about his fame.But let us keep a sense of proportion.
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