it's all relative

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used to say that something can be thought of in opposite ways depending on what one compares it toThe car might seem expensive, but it's all relative.

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“It's all relative.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/it%27s%20all%20relative. Accessed 5 Dec. 2020.

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