given the circumstances

idiom

: considering everything
Given the circumstances, I think we did well.

Examples of given the circumstances in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The way their lives play out together seems perfectly realistic, given the circumstances. Bill Goodykoontz, The Arizona Republic, 9 Apr. 2024 Singer, who settled into the No. 3 spot in the rotation, earns the top spot here given the circumstances surrounding his start. Jaylon Thompson, Kansas City Star, 3 Apr. 2024 Monson told The Times that given the circumstances, the season’s end would mark the end of his 17 seasons at the school regardless of what kind of run his team could put together. Houston Mitchell, Los Angeles Times, 18 Mar. 2024 While the moratoriums were understandable given the circumstances, Wolfe said the overall problem runs deeper. Rob Nikolewski, San Diego Union-Tribune, 10 Mar. 2024 The two juveniles may possibly face trial as adults given the circumstances, KMBC reported. Sean Neumann, Peoplemag, 20 Feb. 2024 Ultimately, the court decided that given the circumstances, and if the Frenches were flying there to personally manage their condo, the expense was reasonable and therefore, tax deductible. Medora Lee, USA TODAY, 20 Feb. 2024 Beating Cal was laudable given the circumstances, and having one game this week is a plus. Jeff Metcalfe, The Mercury News, 31 Jan. 2024 Every element subverts the norms of biking groups — which makes sense, given the circumstances of Bike Party Sacramento’s founding. Zoe Larkin, Sacramento Bee, 30 Jan. 2024

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“Given the circumstances.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/given%20the%20circumstances. Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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