the scheme of things Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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the scheme of things

the way things are ​organized or ​happen in a ​particularsituation, or the way someone ​wants them to be ​organized: I was ​disappointed not to get the ​job, but it's not that ​important in the great/​grand scheme of things (= when all things are ​considered).
(Definition of the scheme of things from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “the scheme of things”
in Chinese (Simplified) 格局, 安排…
in Chinese (Traditional) 格局, 安排…
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