Meaning of “all along” in the English Dictionary

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"all along" in British English

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all along

B2 from the very beginning:

Do you think he's been cheating us all along?

(Definition of “all along” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"all along" in American English

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all along

from the beginning of a period of time:

Do you think he’s been lying to us all along?

(Definition of “all along” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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