of course

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Expression
of course

  1. You use of course to suggest that something is usual or well-known, and should be expected by the person you are talking to.
    The weather, of course, changes from day to day.
    Winning gold was difficult, of course.
    Of course it's important to back up your files.
  2. You use of course to make what you say sound stronger.
    Can you try again? Of course you can.
    Of course two plus two is four. What else would it be?
    "Would you help me?" "Of course!"
    "Would it be OK to be a bit late?" "Of course not! Hurry up!"


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