when all is said and done
This page is about the conversational phrase when all is said and done
You can say this to put something into a larger perspective so that it doesn't seem so bad.
- "I know being robbed is annoying, but it's only money, when all is said and done."
- Before the final, their coach said, "Try to relax. When all is said and done, it's just another game."
After he'd lost his job, I said, "Never mind. When all is said and done,
Contributor: Matt Errey