Definitions

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  • adverb idiomatic Indicates enthusiastic agreement.
  • adverb idiomatic Acknowledges the validity of the associated phrase.
  • adverb idiomatic Asserts that the associated phrase should not be argued, particularly if it is obvious or there is no choice in the matter.

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  • adverb as might be expected

Etymologies

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From literal meaning "of the ordinary course of events". Oldest attestation as "of course" from the 1540s, but previously used in the same sense as "by course" (then-spelled "bi cours", sic) since ca. 1300. (Source: Etymonline.com)

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