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"after all" in British English

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after all

C1 despite earlier problems or doubts: The rain has stopped, so the game will go ahead after all.
B1 used to add information that shows that what you have just said is true: I do like her - after all, she is my sister.
(Definition of after all from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"after all" in American English

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after all

despite problems or doubts: The rain stopped and the game went ahead after all.
after all
After all also means for this reason: "Of course I love her – after all, she’s my sister."
(Definition of after all from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “after all”
in Chinese (Simplified) 终究, 毕竟…
in Chinese (Traditional) 終究, 畢竟…
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