no matter how you slice it
Regardless of how one views something, as in No matter how you slice it, he's still guilty of perjury. This expression uses slice in the sense of “cut apart.” [Colloquial; first half of 1900s]
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It was followed by several told-you-so articles with titles like “Have No Illusion: Islam Is the Enemy.”
To borrow an old right-wing talking point, these people are angry no matter what we do.
Or has the see and hear and speak-no-evil stance of the Republican House persuaded him that he is in the clear?
Finding the shop is a trip in itself and an introduction to a slice of history.The Photographer Who Gave Up Manhattan for Marrakech|Liza Foreman|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The end of conventional childbirth might only be a matter of time.
I assure you, no matter how beautifully we play any piece, the minute Liszt plays it, you would scarcely recognize it!
I hate to be long at my toilette at any time; but to delay much in such a matter while travelling is folly.
“And the matter of the will was all disposed of by the probate judge today, I hear,” said the judge, his hand on the door.The Bondboy|George W. (George Washington) Ogden
The first month I was here, when there were only five of us, it was quite another matter, but now the room is crowded every time.
Let us look over these points again, and make the matter still clearer and more simple.God and my Neighbour|Robert Blatchford