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after allin spite of everythingRate it:

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after allIn the end; anyway; referring to something that was believed to be the case, but has now been shown not to be.Rate it:

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after one's own heartOf a person: having the same ideas, opinions or behaviour as oneself.Rate it:

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look afterTo watch or protect; to keep safe.Rate it:

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be afterTo try to obtain.Rate it:

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enquire afterTo ask about the health of someone.Rate it:

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run afterTo chase.Rate it:

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be afterTo try to capture.Rate it:

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run around afterTo spend a lot of time doing things for another person or group of people. Often used when that person could reasonably do the things for themselves.Rate it:

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take afterIn appearance or habit.Rate it:

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after the Lord Mayor's showSaid of a disappointing or mundane event occurring straight after an exciting, magnificent, or triumphal event.Rate it:

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inquire afterTo ask about the health of someone.Rate it:

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take afterTo follow someone's example.Rate it:

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time after timeAgain and again; repeatedly; every time; always.Rate it:

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a man/woman after your own hearta man or woman who likes the same things or has the same opinions as youRate it:

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after Saturday comes SundayUsed other than as an idiom: see after, Saturday, comes, Sunday.Rate it:

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after Saturday comes SundayA phrase sometimes attributed to fundamentalist Muslims, implying that they wish to kill the Jews, whose sabbath is Saturday, and then the Christians, whose sabbath is Sunday.Rate it:

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after the factToo late; after something is finished or final.Rate it:

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ask afterTo enquire about the health or progress (of someone).Rate it:

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chase afterTo chase someone.Rate it:

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chase afterTo pursue someone with romantic intentions; to woo.Rate it:

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close the stable door after the horse has boltedTo attempt to prevent a problem only to find it has already happened.Rate it:

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day after dayFor an indefinite number of days.Rate it:

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happily ever afterLiving happily until death. Typically associated with fairy tales.Rate it:

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letters after one's nameA list of abbreviations, separated by commas, representing the academic qualifications and civil or military honours achieved by a person.Rate it:

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one after anotherIn single file.Rate it:

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one after the otherOne by one; singularly; not occurring all at the same time (of a person or thing).Rate it:

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run afterTo make a determined effort to win someone's affections.Rate it:

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they're only after one thingMen are only interested in sex.Rate it:

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throw good money after badTo waste money in a fruitless attempt to recoup losses previously incurred.Rate it:

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all in alleverything consideredRate it:

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grasp all, lose allone who wants everything, may lose it allRate it:

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all in allGenerally; for the most part; mostly.Rate it:

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all y'allPlural form of you.Rate it:

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all y'all'sPossessive of all y'all (standing in for all your).Rate it:

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be-all and end-allSomething considered to be of the utmost importance; something essential or ultimate.Rate it:

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the end all-be allSomething ultimate; the best part of something; the thing which solves all problems associated with something.Rate it:

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a rising tide lifts all boatsBenefits provided to a few may lead to conditions that are beneficial to all.Rate it:

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all fur coat and no knickersOf superficial appearance and with no real substance beneath.Rate it:

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all that jazzEverything else related to something; other similar things.Rate it:

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and all thisUsed at the end of a statement to insinuate that there is more information that can be inferred from the preceding.Rate it:

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as all get-outExtremely; to a superlative degree; very much.Rate it:

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eyes closed all earsto listen to high fidelity music in the fullest senseRate it:

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if all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nailWith limited tools, single-minded people apply them inappropriately or indiscriminatelyIf a person is familiar with a certain, single subject/has with them a certain, single instrument, they may have a confirmation bias to believe that it is the answer to/involved in everything.Rate it:

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today we are allAugust 12, 2008:, Robert Barnes, "McCain to Georgian President: "Today, We Are All Georgians"", Washington Post.Rate it:

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all roads lead to romedifferent paths can take one to the same goalRate it:

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all very wellAll right, to a certain extent.Rate it:

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free-for-allChaos; a chaotic situation lacking rules or control.Rate it:

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all hat and no cattleFull of big talk but lacking action, power, or substance; pretentious.Rate it:

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all talk and no actionSpeaking, promising, or boasting much, but doing littleRate it:

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