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"one way or another" in British English

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one way or another

(also one way or the other)
B2 in some way that is not stated: Everyone at the party was related (in) one way or another.
B2 in any way that is possible: These bills have to be paid one way or another. We have to make a decision one way or another about what needs to be done.
(Definition of one way or another from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"one way or another" in American English

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one way or another

using any method possible: These bills have to be paid one way or another.
(Definition of one way or another from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “one way or another”
in Chinese (Simplified) 以某种方式, 无论如何,无论怎样…
in Chinese (Traditional) 以某種方式, 無論如何,無論怎樣…
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