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22nd September 2021

Full stop

We use this expression to give our final opinion on something, or to say that there is nothing more to say about something.
Usage
Written: 
Yes
Spoken: 
Yes
Formal: 
No
Informal: 
Yes
Example 1
Why don't you try some of this cheese? It's delicious.
I don't like cheese full stop!
Example 2
Which sport do you prefer - basketball or volleyball?
I don't like sports full stop.

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