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.

Examples of by/from all accounts in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The league was started in 1972 by a group of Long Island, New York, friends and is, by all accounts, the longest continuously running Strat baseball league in the world. Laurence Miedema, The Mercury News, 26 Mar. 2024 Although those talks by all accounts aren’t quite as advanced, but could take off if negotiations with Kansas City and Jackson County should stall. Mike Hendricks, Kansas City Star, 25 Mar. 2024 Layne Staley’s haunting swan song Staley’s final years were, by all accounts, a tragic descent into addiction and depression. Spin Contributor, SPIN, 22 Mar. 2024 The big distinction between 2024 and the high-flying days of the pandemic is that business today is, by all accounts, much more sustainable. Victoria Gomelsky, Robb Report, 8 Mar. 2024 Joy, Sadness, Anger, Fear and Disgust, who’ve long been running a successful operation by all accounts, the studio said, aren’t sure how to feel when Anxiety shows up. John Tufts, The Indianapolis Star, 7 Mar. 2024 Actually, two players: quarterback Cam Ward (who looked good Monday, by all accounts) and linebacker Francisco ‘Kiko’ Mauigoa, who is out this spring during injury recovery. Barry Jackson, Miami Herald, 5 Mar. 2024 The new buildings, which are by all accounts the largest public investments in either city’s history, don’t look like municipal buildings, with sheet rock walls, glassy facades and blasting A/C. Sam Lubell, New York Times, 1 Mar. 2024 Sanders said Sherman was charged with manslaughter, as opposed to murder, because the couple was, by all accounts, getting along leading up to the shooting. Quinlan Bentley, The Enquirer, 27 Feb. 2024

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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 13 Apr. 2024.

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