Profits or losses
Final result or decision
The bottom line is; it's up to you, Howie.
Maybe he didn't stop Edith Shipton from taking her own life and maybe he couldn't have done so if he'd tried, but the bottom line scrawled in bold print said he stood idly by while it happened.
The bottom line is Shipton killed his wife.
The bottom line is, if this guy really loves you, he will find it in himself to accept you, fangs and all.
bluffing which a magnet for a bottom line.