English Phrase of the Day

all along


English > English
all along
     1. adv. (duration, idiomatic) For the entire time; always.
           He thought he had me fooled, but I knew the truth all along.
           All along the beach, people were lounging on orange chairs. Why orange?
     1. adv. (degree) intensifier.
           It suddenly went all quiet.
           She was all, “Whatever.”
     2. adv. (poetic) Entirely.
     3. adv. Apiece; each.
     1. prep. By the length of; in a line with the length of; lengthwise next to.
     2. prep. In a line with, with a progressive motion on; onward on; forward on.
     3. adv. In company; together.
           I am going to the store. Do you want to come along?
     4. adv. Onward, forward, with progressive action.

Subscribe to Phrase of the Day

Example Sentences

You've been here all along haven't you? 
Their case all along was that they were still acting under the force of the duress. 
What these memos appear to substantiate is what we have believed all along

Review Previous Phrases

all alongpros and conspiss offlet know
one fell swoopask forrun incast off
and so onat firstso muchgo ahead
long agofill upinside outmagnifying glass

 Flash Cards