one way or another/the other

Use the phrases "one way or another" or "one way or the other" to talk about something that's going to happen, no matter what.

This can be some goal that you really want to accomplish:

We will make it to the playoffs, one way or the other.

Or it can be something that can't be avoided:

She's going to find out, one way or another. You might as well be honest with her.

This phrase appears in these lessons: