on the whole

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on the whole(
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
1. (in general)
a. en general
On the whole, people were friendly there, but someone stole my wallet.En general, la gente era amable allá, pero alguien me robó la cartera.
b. en su conjunto
Did you have a good vacation? - Not entirely, but on the whole it was relaxing.¿Tuviste unas buenas vacaciones? - No totalmente, pero en su conjunto fue relajante.
2. (on the entire)
a. en todo
I couldn't find a working toilet anywhere on the whole train.No pude encontrar un inodoro funcional por ningún lado en todo el tren.
b. en entero
There wasn't a single other woman on the whole ship.No hubo ni siquiera una mujer más en el barco entero.
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