any way you slice it

any way you slice it

also any way you cut it
in whatever manner you consider this no matter how you slice it Any way you slice it, there are going to be some very unhappy people when the prizes are announced.
See also: any, slice, way

any way you slice it

  (mainly American informal) also no matter how you slice it (mainly American informal)
something that you say which means you will not change your opinion about something, whatever anyone says about the matter He shouldn't have hit her, any way you slice it.
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.