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all things considered

Having weighed all aspects of a situation. Yeah, it rained a lot during our vacation, but all things considered, we had a great time. All things considered, she's making a great recovery.
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consider (someone) for (something)

To contemplate giving something (often a particular job or role) to someone. I considered Walt for the promotion, but his constant lateness soon made me question that decision. Which actresses are you considering for the lead?
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(one's) considered opinion

One's opinion after giving a topic adequate attention and careful thought. In light of these circumstances, what, in your considered opinion, would be the best way to structure the company?
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your conˌsidered oˈpinion

your opinion that is the result of careful thought: In my considered opinion, ‘Trainspotting’ is one of the best British movies ever made.
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all things conˈsidered

considering all the facts, especially the problems or difficulties, of a situation: She’s had a lot of problems since her husband died but she seems quite cheerful, all things considered.
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Under the new regulations, imbedded intangibles must also be taken into account, which was not the case in the past, when all intercompany services were usually considered as a cost-plus transaction.
121 regarding the exclusion of gain from the sale of one's personal residence went into effect, divorcing couples were considered.
The Board also has considered the managerial resources of the organizations involved and the proposed combined organization.
Considered judgments are intuitive starting points for reasoned discussion of the social contract, not to be ranked in any order of importance.
They conduct ROI analyses on a regular basis, they understand possible nuances that you may not have considered regarding the benefits of the solution, and it is as much (if not more) to their benefit as it is to yours for the ROI to be complete and compelling.
Courts have, for example, specifically considered the individual's age, (6) education, (7) background, (8) experience with the legal system, (9) physical condition, (10) and ability to understand and communicate (11) in determining the voluntariness of a consent to search.
This substage consists of two steps carried out in accordance with the aspects' order of importance; only one aspect is considered each time.
On April 24, All Things Considered staff informed me that they would not air the poem.
As inadequate funding for current journal costs forces libraries to cut subscriptions, library consortia are considered by many to be cost-saving mechanisms.
Although any studio other than your home base will present you with a new array of teachers, the use of guest teachers by a program might be considered.
In addition, specific learning disabilities were listed as conditions which could be considered severely disabling.
To the extent this document may be considered to contain written tax advice, any written advice contained in, forwarded with, or attached to this document is not intended by Grant Thornton to be used, and cannot be used, by any person for the purpose of avoiding penalties that may be imposed under the Internal Revenue Code.
significant Federal tax issue considered in the opinion.
One solution would be to restrict the types of services that are considered to be telecommunication services.