2013년 5월 19일 일요일

Dic: when all is said and done

when all is said and done
said when you are about to tell someone the most important fact they should remember in a situation:

  • When all is said and done, you can only do your best.
when all is said and done
(Cliché) when everything is finished and settled; when everything is considered.
  • When all is said and done, this isn't such a bad part of the country to live in after all.
  • When all is said and done, I believe I had a very enjoyable time on my vacation.
when all is said and done
something that you say when you are about to tell someone the most important fact in a situation.
  • When all is said and done, a child's moral upbringing is the parents' responsibility.

when all is said and done
when everything has been considered.
  • When all is said and done, we can't reduce the number of nurses without lowering the quality of patient care.
... CALD, 
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs, 
Cambridge Idioms Dictionary, 
Cambridge Dictionary of American Idioms Copyright

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