|part of speech:
||used to remind the listener of an important fact or to ask the listener to consider this fact.
Why don't you let her join? After all, it was her idea to begin with.The bride's cousin is a professional singer, after all, so it's no surprise that they asked him to sing at the wedding.
- similar words:
||in the end, despite the circumstances or previous expectations.
We changed the flat tire and got to the wedding on time after all.
- nevertheless, notwithstanding
||all the same