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of course! (2)

INFORMAL
This page is about the conversational phrase of course! (2)

Meaning

You can say this if you suddenly understand or realize something.

For example

  • I was explaining evolution when one of my students said, "Of course! I get it now. It all depends on faulty bits of DNA!"

  • When the teacher said bullies could be forcing our son to give them money, I said, "Of course! That's it! That's why he steals it!"

Quick Quiz

You can say "Of course!" if you suddenly

a. think of something

b. forget something

c. fall over something

Contributor: Matt Errey