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all along

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishall alongall alonginformalALL THE TIME all the time from the beginning while something was happening Chapman had known all along that the plan wouldn’t work. We had to admit that Dad had been right all along. all
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all alongHe realized that she'd been right all along.They probably thought I was crazy all along.I spent over an hour looking for my keys, and they were in my purse all along.He has been polite to Paul all along.It was something he knew all along.That has been my position all along.I knew all along I wanted to live in the Santa Fe area.It was then Gedanken realized that all along she had been hearing the voices of the beetles over a loudspeaker.The guns were all along the river bank as far as I could see.Grant arrived on the battlefield to find the Federals under heavy pressure all along their front.We told Kelly all along what the doctors were saying.
all alongall alongall the time from the beginning, while something was happening They should have known all along that she was lying. along
Examples from the Corpus
all alongHe has been polite to Paul all along.It was something he knew all along.That has been my position all along.They probably thought I was crazy all along.It was then Gedanken realized that all along she had been hearing the voices of the beetles over a loudspeaker.The guns were all along the river bank as far as I could see.Grant arrived on the battlefield to find the Federals under heavy pressure all along their front.We told Kelly all along what the doctors were saying.
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