other things being equal


other things being equal
(all) other things being equal if everything happens as you expect it to happen.

All things being equal, I should be home by Thursday.


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  • other things being equal — Associated circumstances being unchanged • • • Main Entry: ↑other * * * all/other/things being equal phrase if things stay as expected, or if there are no special facts to consider All things being equal, we should get there by the evening. Othe …   Useful english dictionary

  • other things being equal —    This expression refers to a probable situation if the conditions elsewhere remain unchanged or equal.     Other things being equal, a reduction in the cost of transport should enable us to lower our prices …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • other things being equal — when all things are the same, as everything is equal …   English contemporary dictionary

  • other things being equal — only if other factors, conditions or circumstances (not directly being discussed) remain unchanged …   Idioms and examples

  • all/other things being equal — see ↑thing • • • Main Entry: ↑equal all/other things being equal formal used to say what should happen or be true if two situations, products, etc., are different in a specified way but not in other ways All things being equal, a person with a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • all other things being equal — (all) other things being equal if everything happens as you expect it to happen. All things being equal, I should be home by Thursday …   New idioms dictionary

  • all things being equal — all/other/things being equal phrase if things stay as expected, or if there are no special facts to consider All things being equal, we should get there by the evening. Other things being equal, the job would be given to a woman. Thesaurus: words …   Useful english dictionary

  • all things being equal —    This expression refers to a probable situation if, in all other ways, the conditions remain unchanged or equal.     All (other) things being equal, a reduction in the cost of transport should enable us to lower our prices …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • equal — [[t]i͟ːkwəl[/t]] ♦♦♦ equals, equalling, equalled (in AM, use equaling, equaled) 1) ADJ: oft ADJ to n If two things are equal or if one thing is equal to another, they are the same in size, number, standard, or value. Investors can borrow an… …   English dictionary

  • equal — e|qual1 W2S1 [ˈi:kwəl] adj ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(same)¦ 2¦(same rights/chances)¦ 3 be equal to something 4 on equal terms/on an equal footing 5 all (other) things being equal ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Date: 1300 1400; : Latin; Origin: aequalis, from aequus level, equal ]… …   Dictionary of contemporary English