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of course

yes; certainly; for sure. Sally: Are you ready to go? Bob: Of course. Sally: Then let's go. Jane: Are you coming with us? John: Of course. I wouldn't miss this for the world. "And you'll be there, of course?" asked Alice. "I would be happy to help, of course," confided Tom, a little insincerely.
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of course

1. (spoken) obviously yes “May I use your telephone?” “Of course, go right ahead.”
Usage notes: often used in the phrase of course not (obviously no): “Is she really going to leave without paying?” “Of course not.”
2. it is obvious Of course you should call the doctor if she starts feeling worse.
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of course

1. In the customary or expected order, naturally, as in The new minister did not, of course, fire the church secretary. This usage, first recorded in 1548, employs course in the sense of "ordinary procedure."
2. Certainly, as in Of course I'll answer the phone, or Are you going to the meeting?-Of course. [Early 1800s] Also see matter of course.
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of course

1. As is to be expected under the circumstances; naturally or obviously: Of course someone had to clean up the mess.
2. Used to indicate assent or agreement: "Do you like her music?" "Of course!"
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