and anyway

idiom

: and in addition
It's too expensive, and anyway, we don't have enough time to do it.

Examples of and anyway in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web No one can go back to Gaza City, and anyway there are no cars or vehicles available. A Times Special Correspondent, Los Angeles Times, 5 Nov. 2023 Excavating the subconscious, however, has never been a Ruscha priority, and anyway this kind of flexing between flat surface and illusion is far older than Surrealism. Susan Tallman, The New York Review of Books, 2 Nov. 2023 Yet Bob Guccione, as financier or would-be filmmaking visionary, was never going to be the person to produce a film of this material that was going to be serious or artistically legitimate — and anyway, who outside of the bruised and betrayed collaborators who worked on it want one? Todd Gilchrist, Variety, 4 Oct. 2023 No one paired off or hooked up; Rebecca had a boyfriend back home, and anyway that wasn’t the point. Polly Stewart, Good Housekeeping, 11 July 2023 But the two men were eager to get the live lobsters to market and get themselves back to their wives and daughters on the mainland, and anyway the Sea Breeze had made the 11-mile crossing many times before without incident. Meghan Cox Gurdon, WSJ, 23 Jan. 2023 Fitkin says wolves must not be in this drainage right now; and anyway, the wind probably swallowed the sound. Guest Blogger, Discover Magazine, 19 Feb. 2013 Again, in normal times this wouldn’t be terribly significant, as the predictions aren’t binding, have been a terrible guide to future policy and anyway are still two years away. James MacKintosh, WSJ, 22 June 2021 This compromise fits everyone’s needs, and anyway, the storage and flexibility offered by the container would probably make the cabin-building process easier in the first place. Blair Braverman, Outside Online, 9 Jan. 2023

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“And anyway.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/and%20anyway. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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