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of course

This page is about the conversational phrase of course

Meaning

You can add this if what you're saying should be obvious to the listener.

For example

  • "It'll be really cold, so I'm taking lots of warm clothes, of course."

  • "What's it like winning the World Cup?"
    "It's amazing. I'll remember it for the rest of my life, of course."

Quick Quiz

You can add "of course" to your answer if a quiz question is

a. very easy

b. very unclear

c. very difficult

Contributor: Matt Errey