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.


Nearby words

  1. whelked,
  2. whelm,
  3. whelp,
  4. whelping ice,
  5. when,
  6. when in rome do as the romans do,
  7. when in rome, do as the romans do,
  8. when it comes to,
  9. when it rains, it pours,
  10. when least expected

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