all (other) things being equal

all (other) things being equal

In the event that all aspects of a situation remain the same. Now, I know there are a lot of risks involved, but, all things being equal, I think we should still move ahead with the deal. Alexis is really nervous about committing to a mortgage, but, all other things being equal, it will prove to be a great investment.
See also: all, being, equal, thing
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