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all along

The entire time. Kristen was disappointed to learn that Pete had been lying to her all along.
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all along

From the start, throughout, from end to end, as in I've known he was innocent all along. [c. 1600] Also see all along the line.
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

all along

all the time; from the beginning.
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all aˈlong

from the beginning: I’ve said all along that this would happen.He knew who they were all along but he pretended he didn’t.
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Farlex Partner Idioms Dictionary © Farlex 2017

all along

From the beginning; throughout: saw through the disguise all along.
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American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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