Definition of 'all along'
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Maybe it was all too good to be true all along. The Sun (2017)Which is what they wanted all along. Christianity Today (2000)He had seemed kind but all along he was evil and dangerous. The Sun (2012)This coveted wood stands at the highest point of the ridge which now confronts us all along our present line of attack. Times, Sunday Times (2016)You've simply done what we wanted all along. The Sun (2013)All along he's wanted to call the tune. Mothers who Leave (1994)I feared it would come to this all along. The Wind in the Willows (1908)I think she knew all along. The Sun (2014)It's what they've wanted all along. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He has said all along that he wanted, still wants, to be an actor. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Hardly anyone involved in the trade knew who or what lay beyond the last transaction, and much the same held true all along the spice routes. SPICE: The History of a Temptation (2004)
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