Point 8 in the category of FOCUS is defined as:
fixed expressions in the front position for focus.
Within the EGP examples, + we have added the COCA frequency.
. At the end of the day , 1092
. All in all , 1058
. All things considered , 130
. When you think about it , 124
. When it comes down to it , 69
7041, dt4, Chinese Fem 224 1074,1,63.
All things considered, I will choose the Sony VAIO notebook.
All things considered, living in a small town and living in a big city
both are [are both] great choice[s] depend[ing] on [your] personal situation and value[s].
At the end of the day, I was no longer feeling bad.
*However, this seemed to be used as a time phrase. It may also be the most frequent in the COCA corpus for the same dual uses.