one way or the other


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one way or the other

1. Between two different possible options. The two applicants are so close in their experience, but we've got to choose one way or the other.
2. By any means necessary or possible. One way or the other, I'm going to see that concert next week!
See also: one, other, way

(in) ˌone way and/or aˈnother/the ˈother

in various different ways now considered together: One way and another we had a very good time when we were students.
See also: and, another, one, other, way