any way you slice it

any way you slice it

No matter how you consider it. Often emphasizes the speaker's opinion. Any way you slice it, Mr. Smith is guilty. I forgot my textbook in my locker last night so, any way you slice it, I'm going to fail this test!
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any way you ˈslice it

(American English, informal) however you choose to look at a situation: Any way you slice it, consumers pay more for certain products in some countries than others.
See also: any, slice, way
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Any way you slice it, a traditional Thanksgiving dinner prepared at home is cheaper than going out or catering in.