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all (other) things being equal

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishall (other) things being equalall (other) things being equalspokenNORMAL if things are as you normally expect them to be 🔊 All things being equal, a small car will cost less than a larger one. equal
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all (other) things being equalBoth snail genes and fluke genes stand to gain from the snail's bodily survival, all other things being equal.It shows the quantities of a product which will be demanded at various prices, all other things being equal.Significant improvements in clarity and stereo imaging are amongst the more obvious benefits of such parity, all other things being equal.But all things being equal, most movie makers would like their facts to be right.All other things being equal, schools where parents are highly involved are more likely to run effectively.But all other things being equal, the gay and lesbian community has responded well to examples of perceived corporate goodwill.The bright chestnut is considered the most characteristic colour and, all other things being equal, the one to be preferred.
all (other) things being equalall (other) things being equalused to say that something is true in general, but that other things may cause the situation to change 🔊 All things being equal, smaller animals need smaller brains. thing
Examples from the Corpus
all (other) things being equalThe bright chestnut is considered the most characteristic colour and, all other things being equal, the one to be preferred.But all things being equal, most movie makers would like their facts to be right.But all other things being equal, the gay and lesbian community has responded well to examples of perceived corporate goodwill.Significant improvements in clarity and stereo imaging are amongst the more obvious benefits of such parity, all other things being equal.It shows the quantities of a product which will be demanded at various prices, all other things being equal.Both snail genes and fluke genes stand to gain from the snail's bodily survival, all other things being equal.
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