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
At the end of the day, we play cricket, and other things are much more important. And that is much more important.
When it comes down to it, we will happily devour baked puff pastry on its own.


PELIC students:

7041, dt4, Chinese Fem 224 1074,1,63.

All in all, I have a very busy plan for the weekend.



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].



When you think about it, it makes sense.



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.




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