English version

under/given the circumstances

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishunder/given the circumstancesunder/given the circumstances (also in the circumstances British English)SITUATION used to say that a particular situation makes an action, decision etc necessary, acceptable, or true when it would not normally be It’s the best result that could be expected under the circumstances. circumstance
Examples from the Corpus
under/given the circumstancesTheir disciplined behavior under the circumstances impressed my father.Besides, under the circumstances, the risk had to be taken.Especially under the circumstances and all.He made some measure of pass at me. Given the circumstances of a cheese dip, it was cheering.He said that he felt that its terms were the best obtainable under the circumstances.Perhaps under the circumstances it made sense to remain in the one place.Well given the circumstances who can blame them.
Pictures of the day
What are these?
Click on the pictures to check.