all along

adverb

Definition of all along

: all the time knew the truth all along

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Specifically, a host of local farms, boutique hotels, and new eateries that are popping up all along the I-81 corridor from the Shenandoah Valley down to the Tennessee border. Todd Plummer, Vogue, "Why This Region of Virginia Could Be the South’s New Foodie Hotspot," 29 Jan. 2019 And our flying-car fetish has been a bogus panacea all along—every crash would be an air disaster. Smith Henderson, Popular Mechanics, "I Went to the Opening of Elon Musk's First Boring Company Tunnel and Here Is What I Found," 19 Dec. 2018 Giving it a grand debut, Gaga whipped her new Céline bag all around Paris—from the Louvre to her hotel balcony, serving us angles and LEWKS all along the way. Lauren Alexis Fisher, Harper's BAZAAR, "Lady Gaga Debuts Hedi Slimane's First Céline Bag in Paris," 30 Aug. 2018 Florida, Bartram’s ghost has been trying to tell her all along, is erotic. Erin Berger, Outside Online, "Lauren Groff's 'Florida' Dives into the Swamp," 21 June 2018 Innovations will be introduced all along the way that will make the industry quicker, more efficient and safer. Houston Chronicle, "What does future hold for the offshore sector?," 4 May 2018 Wearing a headset, show attendees were able to walk around and enter a car, with holographic visuals promoting the product all along the way. Paul Stenquist, New York Times, "Virtual Reality Is Carmakers’ Latest Selling Tool, at Shows and in Showrooms," 29 Mar. 2018 Instead of sticking to just one spot, hop from place-to-place, grab seats at the bar, and order different kinds of wine and tapas all along the way. Rachel Epstein, Marie Claire, "25 Unexpected Valentine's Day Date Ideas," 14 Feb. 2018 But all along, her subject matter has remained constant. Elle Decor Staff, ELLE Decor, "Art Show: Cayce Zavaglia," 14 May 2012

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First Known Use of all along

1619, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of all along was in 1619

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