all things considered

idiom

: when all the good and bad parts of something are thought of
All things considered, we're pleased with how the project turned out.
It was a pretty good vacation, all things considered.

Examples of all things considered in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The event was sublime in its execution, all things considered, and in its ability to create a consistently safe and immensely pleasurable experience for the roughly 28,000 fans who passed through the gates each day. Théoden Janes, Charlotte Observer, 6 May 2024 Which is probably good news for the citizens of Yuma County, all things considered. Bill Goodykoontz, The Arizona Republic, 6 May 2024 So, all things considered, is now really the best time to move to Florida? Sydney Lake, Fortune, 25 Apr. 2024 Rachel had worried that that year of enemas would scar August forever, psychologically, and the many months of colostomy bags after that, but the boy had grown up well-adjusted, all things considered. Camille Bordas, Harper's Magazine, 30 Mar. 2024 Yes, our system is overburdened, but that doesn’t mean that your needs don’t matter—and speaking up about a ridiculously long wait time isn’t that big of a deal, all things considered! Rachel Wilkerson Miller, SELF, 3 Apr. 2024 The twisted part is that, all things considered, and teenage melodrama aside, this should have been a perfect getaway. Larisha Paul, Rolling Stone, 3 Apr. 2024 The third was the best course, Gallant said, all things considered. William Booth, Washington Post, 21 Mar. 2024 But all things considered, we’re really encouraged by the results for both of them. Anthony Chiang, Miami Herald, 26 Feb. 2024

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“All things considered.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/all%20things%20considered. Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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