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it all amounts/comes to the same thing

used to mean that any of several different possible actions will produce the same result: It doesn't matter whether you do it first or last - it all amounts to the same thing.
Translations of “it all amounts/comes to the same thing”
in Chinese (Traditional) (無論如何做)結果都一樣…
in Chinese (Simplified) (无论如何做)结果都一样…
(Definition of it all amounts/comes to the same thing from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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