all things considered

all things considered
Taking all circumstances into account
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Main Entry:consider

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all things considered phrase
used for saying that you have thought carefully about all aspects of something before expressing an opinion about it

Tricia played quite well, all things considered.

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Main entry: consider

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taking everything into account

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all things considered
— used for saying that a statement is true when you think about all the good and bad parts or results of something

All things considered, we're pleased with how the project turned out.

It was a pretty good vacation, all things considered.

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all things conˈsidered idiom
thinking carefully about 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.

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