by/from all accounts

idiom

: according to all of the different descriptions of something
By all accounts, the band put on a great show.
She was, by all accounts, good at her job.
They seemed, from all accounts, to have a happy marriage.

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“By/from all accounts.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/by%2Ffrom%20all%20accounts. Accessed 31 Jan. 2023.

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