English Idiom - At the End of the Day

Today's idiom is at the end of the day. We also use it to mean "ultimately," "when all was said and done," "in conclusion," "to sum it up," or "all things considered." You can use this expression when you have considered all of the facts and a ready to make a big decision. Some people will also say it before presenting the final and biggest fact of a situation, or as a way to summarize the final decision.

Check out the examples below! 


Of course I'll listen to all the sales pitches, but at the end of the day, it's about which company can save us the most money.

Everyone was fighting over the office space with the most windows, but they knew that at the end of the day, the boss would get the best office.

Molly's mom told her that she didn't have to do her homework, but at the end of the day it was Molly who would get the bad grades, not her mom.

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