when you come (right) down to it

when you come (right) down to it

When you consider or focus on the most important aspects (of something). I know you want to see the best in David, but when you come right down to it, he's a liar—he always has been. When you come down to it, life is about making choices.
See also: come, down
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.
See also:
Full browser ?