when all's said and done
Also, after all is said and done. In the end, nevertheless, as in When all's said and done, the doctors did what they could for Gordon, but he was too ill to survive. This term was first recorded in 1560.
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As an example of good science-and-society policymaking, the history of fluoride may be more of a cautionary tale.
But along with the cartoon funk is an all-too-real story of police brutality embodied by a horde of evil Pigs.‘Black Dynamite’ Presents Police Brutality: The Musical|Stereo Williams|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
As this list shows, punishments typically run to a short-ish jail sentence and/or a moderately hefty fine.
The benefits of incumbency are quite potent, especially in the all-important area of raising campaign funds.
But the other thing that needs to be done is for us citizens to do.Ayaan Hirsi Ali: Our Duty Is to Keep Charlie Hebdo Alive|Ayaan Hirsi Ali|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
You need but will, and it is done; but if you relax your efforts, you will be ruined; for ruin and recovery are both from within.Pearls of Thought|Maturin M. Ballou
Done, says he, why let fifty of our men advance, and flank them on each wing.
By the time I had done my toilette there was a tap at the door, and in another minute I was in the salle--manger.
And is this a mere fantastic talk, or is this a thing that could be done and that ought to be done?The Salvaging Of Civilisation|H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
If it took years to do it, you shall never stir out of this house till it is done.Checkmate|Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu