Idiom:  all along


Idiom:  all along

  • the entire or whole time

Example sentences

— I got divorced because my husband was cheating on me all along with his old girlfriend.

— We were hoping all along that you'd come to California for college but we didn't want you to feel any pressure.

— I knew all along that my boyfriend was going to propose to me tonight. That's why I got a manicure and a haircut this morning.

— Did you know all along that they were planning a surprise party for my 50th birthday?

— I thought you were my friend but you've been talking behind my back all along.

— He thanked his fans during his victory speech for supporting him all along.

— Harry Potter thought Professor Snape was against him but he was supporting him all along.

— When they arrested the accountant for embezzlement he realized they were monitoring him all along.

— The detective knew all along who committed the crime but he didn't have proof until the suspect used the same gun during a second robbery.


  • the whole time
  • all the while

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