one way or another


: by some method
He vowed that he would succeed (in) one way or another.

Examples of one way or another in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This, especially if other Western oil and gas companies followed suit, would create a gap that would (one way or another) be filled by helpful folk from Saudi Arabia, Iran, and all the other miscreants. Andrew Stuttaford, National Review, 6 May 2024 In addition to economic and social issues, Khanna sees Biden's handling of the conflict as another issue that could influence campaign support — one way or another — moving forward. Jeongyoon Han, NPR, 4 May 2024 Most people agree that the market, which divides into dessert—or eating—apples and cider apples, is broken in one way or another. Sam Knight, The New Yorker, 4 May 2024 This is extremely essential, to allow the child to start to recover, one way or another. Isaac Chotiner, The New Yorker, 19 Apr. 2024 Clarity with Thompson — one way or another — will define this offseason. Dieter Kurtenbach, The Mercury News, 17 Apr. 2024 But one way or another, the other parties in the coalition will have to find a way to work with Mr. Wilders’s Party for Freedom. Claire Moses, New York Times, 13 Mar. 2024 People around us who are the same age as we are become impaired one way or another. Carolyn Rosenblatt, Forbes, 29 Mar. 2024 Dupuis, in an interview, stressed that the initial random-sampling method was inconclusive — meaning there’s no reason to be confident one way or another about whether the threshold was met. Shomik Mukherjee, The Mercury News, 14 Mar. 2024

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“One way or another.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 May. 2024.

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