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an sich  actually, on the whole
an und für sich  actually, on the whole

Wie war's? - An und für sich ganz schön.
How was it? - On the whole quite nice.

Das ist eine an (und für) sich gute Idee.
That's actually a pretty good idea.

Related: das Ding an sich  the thing in itself (philos.)

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