After all

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Definition

after all: ultimately, in the end
idiom
After all, you only live once, so with this in mind let's get another beer.

Examples

  • "After all, they invented the French kiss and the French fry, two of the greatest contributions to modern society."
  • "Perhaps you're not such an idiot after all – maybe just half an idiot!"
  • "I'm good in a crisis, after all I used to work the suicide hotline."
  • "We live in the information age, after all, and the more people who have access to that information, the better."
  • "After all, you deserve the best treatment that only a very wealthy sub-section of the population can afford."
  • "After all, we don't want our favorite office 'Frenchie' to end up in a lawsuit because he squeezed someone's booty a little hard, now do we?"
  • "Maybe you can be promoted to manager after all."
  • "I've known a lot of men in my life, I am a librarian after all."
  • "You're not such a rookie after all."
  • "This is what most normal corporations do after all."

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