no matter how you slice it

no matter how you slice it

Fig. no matter what your perspective is; no matter how you try to portray something. No matter how you slice it, the results of the meeting present all sorts of problems for the office staff.
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no matter how you slice it

(spoken)
in whatever way you consider this any way you slice it No matter how you slice it, graduate school is expensive.
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no matter how you slice it

Regardless of how one views something, as in No matter how you slice it, he's still guilty of perjury. This expression uses slice in the sense of "cut apart." [Colloquial; first half of 1900s]
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It was a magnificent stadium for the `32 Olympics, and it served well for the `84 Olympics, but no matter how you slice it, it's not a very good football stadium.
Which isn't a terrific opening weekend no matter how you slice it.