Meaning of in any case in English:

in any case

Translate in any case into Spanish


  • 1Whatever happens or may have happened.

    ‘perhaps you'll let me know tomorrow—in any case I'll talk to you then’
    • ‘If it's a decision you'd make under those circumstances, it's one you should make in any case.’
    • ‘Most high-level leaders would have come to the site on that day in any case.’
    • ‘So, one way or another, we'd be fixing to move about now in any case.’
    • ‘What he has done in the past would have happened in any case.’
    • ‘People said that, in any case, stores would be stocked with food and filling stations with fuel.’
    • ‘It will be turned into an outright ban in any case.’
    • ‘Of course, I understand that he was about to give up being shadow minister of the arts in any case.’
    • ‘He's not looking for a page in the history book; he's got that in any case.’
    • ‘It said figures tended to drop off in any case at this time of year.’
    • ‘More and more people are finding out that their CDs simply lie around in boxes and are very rarely played in any case.’
    1. 1.1Moreover.
      ‘he wasn't allowed out yet, and in any case he wasn't well enough’
      • ‘I cannot afford to have it towed, and in any case, I do not yet know where to have it towed to.’
      • ‘He was temperamentally unsuited, in any case, to repertory theatre.’
      • ‘I am warned that she is tired; hip operations have, in any case, made her sedentary.’
      • ‘There is, in any case, enough mystery about what has actually happened.’
      • ‘I have not heard the Liberal Democrats propose that, and in any case, the Government would not allow it.’
      • ‘He has, in any case, declared an interest in captaining Europe when the match is held in Ireland four years hence.’
      • ‘But the illustration in the book is even smaller and, in any case, not every detail is explained.’
      • ‘It seems obvious, in any case, that transport within Scotland is as big a problem as transport to Scotland.’
      • ‘There is, in any case, something beautiful and appealing about her research.’
      • ‘He is in contact with very few of them and, in any case, doesn't use email.’