Gnu Collaboartive International Dictionary of English: licensed under The Code Project Open License (CPOL)
Use "under the circumstances" in a sentence
"Her own particular preference tended to be for tall, well-built, way too handsome men with crow-black hair, coffee-brown eyes and a maddening my-way-or-the-highway style, but then, there was no accounting for tastes, and under the circumstances a shorter, stockier, perfectly attractive hazel-eyed redhead would do."
"Hell, she thought, under the circumstances I might even give the durien another try."
"Mr. Swinhoe is also doubtful about the Chinese; but he has seen them, under the circumstances which would make us shrug our shoulders, press their right elbow against their side, raise their eyebrows, lift up their hand with the palm directed towards the person addressed, and shake it from right to left."