one way or another

one way or another phrase
used for saying that something will definitely happen, even though you do not know how it will happen

One way or another, I’m going to go to Europe.

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one way or another (or one way or the other)
used to indicate that something is the case for any of various unspecified reasons

one way or another she brought it on herself

by some means

he wants to get rid of me one way or another

whichever of two given alternatives is the case

the question is not yet decided, one way or the other


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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