in the final/last analysis

idiom

: after considering everything
used for a final statement or judgment that is based on what is most important in a particular situation
It was a difficult decision but, in the final/last analysis, it was the right choice.

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“In the final/last analysis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/in%20the%20final%2Flast%20analysis. Accessed 27 Nov. 2022.

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