more often than not
More often than not, I have sea food for dinner.
More often than not, he spends his holidays with his parents.
She works late more often than not.
A: We'd better take an umbrella.
B: Right. It rains more often than not this time of year.
Never mind your hair. You're in the army now!
Never mind the car's color. It runs great!
Didn't you wash the dishes yet? Never mind. I'll do them myself.
A: Sorry, we don't have leather bags.
B: Never mind. I'll look in another store.
take a look at
Take a look at that!
The doctor took a look at her foot to see if it was broken.
Please take a look at my essay and let me know what you think of it.
A: Something's wrong with the car.
B: I'll take a look at it after lunch.
It turned out to be a sunny day.
The weather looked bad this morning, but it turned out to be a nice day.
He tried to cook a special dinner for his girlfriend, but it didn't turn out well.
A: Good luck with your new project.
B: Thanks! I'll let you know how it turns out.
I want to wrap up the team tryouts by comparing your heights. Stand together.
The senator wrapped up his speech by quoting the president.
The party wrapped up around 3 a.m. after the beer ran out.
A: It's almost lunchtime.
B: OK. Let's wrap up and go out to eat.