Meaning of ALL OVER BUT THE SHOUTING in English

ALL OVER BUT THE SHOUTING

adv. phr., informal Finally decided or won; brought to an end; not able to be changed. After Bill's touchdown, the game was all over but the shouting. John and Tom both tried to win Jane, but after John's promotion it was all over but the shouting.

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