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all things considered

C1 Someone might say that something is good all things considered to mean it was generally good although the situation was not perfect: I think the party was great, all things considered - I mean we didn't have much time to prepare and no help, but it still went well.
Translations of “all things considered”
in Chinese (Traditional) 考慮到所有因素,總的說來…
in Chinese (Simplified) 考虑到所有因素,总的说来…
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