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You use after all when you are mentioning an additional point that supports or helps explain what you have just said.
You also use after all to say that something is true or may be true in spite of what had previously been thought.
Don't use 'after all' when you want to introduce a final point, question, or topic. Instead you use finally or lastly.
|Adv.||1.||after all - emphasizes something to be considered; "after all, she is your boss, so invite her"; "he is, after all, our president"|
|2.||after all - in spite of expectations; "came to the party after all"; "it didn't rain after all"|