"when all is said and done" meaning in English

Phrase

Audio: En-au-when all is said and done.ogg [Australia]
  1. in the end; ultimately Tags: idiomatic
    Categories (other): English subordinate clauses Translations (in the end): loppujen lopuksi (Finnish), en fin de compte (French), finalement (French), au bout du compte (French), au final (French), þegar öll kurl eru komin til grafar (Icelandic), i ndeireadh na dála (Irish), in conclusione (Italian), w ostatecznym rozrachunku (Polish), koniec końców (Polish), в коне́чном счёте (v konéčnom sčóte) (Russian), a la postre (Spanish)

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