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when all is said and done

Definition of when all is said and done in English:

When everything is taken into account (used to indicate that one is making a generalized judgement).
Example sentences
  • But when all is said and done, we have been blessed with one great big and beautiful country of which we can all be proud.
  • It's kind of hard when you have to look and watch every dime that you make and difficult knowing that when all is said and done at the end of the day, you're just not going to have enough money.
  • But when all is said and done, Moore is a millionaire, and the success of this movie will move him even further up the ladder.
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