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pros and cons
 
pl n
the various arguments in favour of and against a motion, course of action, etc
 
[C16: from Latin prō for + con, from contrā against]

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Idioms & Phrases

pros and cons

Arguments or considerations for and against something, as in We'd best weigh all the pros and cons before we decide to add a new wing to the library. This idiom is taken from the Latin pro for "for" and con for "against." [Late 1500s]

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Example sentences
Each technology has its pros and cons, and each must be a part of any
  conversation about literacy and learning.
It seems to capture much of the pros and cons of what you are describing.
Before casting off your real-estate albatross, carefully weigh the pros and
  cons.
Ask students to share their thoughts on the pros and cons of each destination.
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