all things considered


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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.
See also: all, considered, thing

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.
See also: all, considered, thing
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Uncle Pumblechook, sensible of having deserved well of his fellow-creatures, said - quite vivaciously, all things considered - "Well, Mrs.
Struthers's, or else arrive after she had started--which, all things considered, would no doubt be the simplest solution.
It cost the club around PS3m - a pretty decent gesture all things considered.
Of course, 100million euros seems to me like a lot of money, all things considered.
on the whole 1 : all things considered 2 : in most cases
All things considered, the machining option gets no real help from the customer perspective.
All things considered, do we really deserve our poverty-stricken image?
He provided a model of excellence," says Michele Norris, host of the National Public Radio show All Things Considered.
The process was not without its difficulties, but all things considered, e-filing went relatively smoothly," said TEI Executive Director Timothy McCormally.
All things considered, the results could have been worse for AVC (3-8-4, 0-1-2), which settled for a 1-1 tie.
All things considered, we are very happy to tell you that she is yet to walk down the aisle.
And now prisoners at Cardiff Prison, pictured above, will feature in their own podcast of the BBC Radio Wales programme, All Things Considered - the first Radio Wales programme to be podcast.
She was overawed by Bill Lawrence, perhaps the ablest flier, all things considered, that Pax River was to produce.
All things considered, June 27 was not a bad day at the Supreme Court for church-state separation and American diversity.
All things considered, Charlie Cook of National Journal calculates, "The GOP's chances of keeping the Senate have dropped, from perhaps 90 percent earlier this year to about 60 percent now.