After all; on the other hand (introducing a contrasting comment): it couldn’t help, but then again, it probably couldn’t hurt it’s a very hard exam, but then they all are
More example sentences
- But then, they would be, wouldn't they?
- Most of the people I have spoken to since agree but then they don't live in homes with gardens big enough to warrant weekly collections of garden waste!
- "But then they're bred for it, aren't they?" she adds as an afterthought.
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