Idiom: of course
Used to answer "yes"
— Of course Santa Claus is real.
— Of course we can drive you to the airport Saturday morning.
— Of course you don't need to ask to use me as an employment reference. I'll be happy to give you an excellent review.
Used to politely give permission
— A: Grandma, could I have another cookie? B: Of course, my dear.
— A: Would you mind if I take a short nap? B: Of course not.
— Of course you can stay with us whenever you come to town.
Used to say that something is obvious or not surprising
— Of course my girlfriend would call as soon as the game started.
— So, I saw my ex-boyfriend at the mall and of course his new girlfriend looks a lot like me.
— Well, of course he'd start playing well once we traded him to another team.
— I forgot to bring my umbrella so of course it's going to rain this afternoon.
used to give permission:
used to say something is not surprising:
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