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Question with the noun Afterthought

1 example:

Now I've told you everything. But I've got an afterthought. Would you like to hear it?

Sentences with the noun Afterthought

28 examples:

We will not have peace by afterthought.
(Norman Cousins)

The afterthought is good, but forethought is better.
(Norwegian proverb)

The technology backbone is no longer an afterthought.
(Nick Price)

I work with language. I love the flowers of afterthought.
(Bernard Malamud)

The vice presidential candidate tends to be a bit of an afterthought.
(Mary Cheney)

Getting to the top isn't bad, and it's probably best done as an afterthought.
(Anne Wilson Schaef)

The afterthought is good for nought, except it be to catch blind horses with.
(English proverb)

Without EA, security tends to be an afterthought.
(ZDNet US, )

Giovani Dos Santos was little more than an afterthought.
(Los Angeles Times - Soccer, )

Avoid making the creation of a name and logo an afterthought.
(Forbes - Business, )

For light bulbs, illuminating a room may someday become an afterthought.
(USA Today - Tech, )

Most start-ups treat diversity an afterthought. We need to do better, this CEO says.
(USA Today - Tech, )

In the sharing economy, safety issues, taxes and regulation have tended to be an afterthought.
(The New York Times - Technology, )

In a world where we're more dependent on our devices than ever, data backups shouldn't be an afterthought.
(USA Today - Travel, )

The 2016 Buick Cascada delivers luxury in a topless, 2+2 design -- and it says the top wasn't an afterthought.
(Tech Times - Future Tech, )

For the few world experts able to set an Olympic medal's market value, the metal in the medal is an afterthought.
(CNBC, )

Clayton Kershaw delivered the kind of performance Sunday that turned the Dodgers' ascension to first place into an afterthought.
(Dylan Hernandez in Los Angeles Times - All The Rage, )

For executives who understand today's business reality of customer options customer experience is an emergency, not an afterthought.
(Forbes - Business, )

JOHN GREECHAN: For a young man too unwell to take his children to the park or enjoy a meal out with his wife, sport might have been an afterthought.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Despite winning the Pacific Division, the Clippers' playoff series with Memphis seems to be an afterthought when compared to the Lakers' taking on San Antonio.
(T.J. Simers in Los Angeles Times - Basketball, )

For far too many of us, when switching jobs or taking a first professional position out of college, the employer’s retirement savings plan is an afterthought.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

The new prime minister, Justin Trudeau, has moved climate-change policy to the top of the country’s political agenda after it spent nearly a decade as an afterthought.
(The New York Times - World News, )

Tony Romo passed the first test with his surgically repaired back, and Baltimore's defense and special teams made three more scoring drives from Joe Flacco an afterthought.
(The New York Times - Pro-Football, )

Many of us may shop around to get a good deal on flights and accommodation when planning a holiday, but getting the best value when exchanging currency is often an afterthought.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

The Intel Security subsidiary said that to ensure the foundation of IoT security, IP-connected devices must be designed with protection standards built into the devices, and not as an afterthought.
(ZDNet US, )

An Australian government proposal to allow travellers to dump the need for physical passports has moved from thought-bubble to international discussions about a trial -- with security an afterthought.
(ZDNet Australia, )

After spending four days in Europe dealing with the crisis over Russia's annexation of Crimea, President Obama now turns to a diplomatic challenge of another sort: trying to smooth relations with Saudi Arabia without making the longtime U.S. ally seem like an afterthought.
(Christi Parsons, Kathleen Hennessey and Laura King in Los Angeles Times - World News, )

The sudden shift in momentum was an afterthought when Michael Brantley singled with one away to bring the go-ahead run to the plate in the form of Giambi, who dramatically smacked a no-doubter into the right- field seats off Addison Reed (-4) for his 10th career walk-off homer.
(Fox News - Sports, )

Other sentences

34 examples:

She added, as an afterthought, that she was going to do some shopping.

Cocktails aren't an afterthought at parties and weddings anymore.
(Joshua Lurie in Los Angeles Times - Daily Dish, )

It was one of those oh-by-the-way moments -- an afterthought really.
(CNN - U.S. News, )

Brad Evans has always been something of an afterthought with the U.S. national team.
(Kevin Baxter in Los Angeles Times - Soccer, )

The Toronto Argonauts aren't a priority at BMO Field. They're an afterthought, apparently.
(The Vancouver Sun - Sports, )

Safety Stevie Brown has gone from a roster afterthought to a critical ballhawk for the Giants.
(The New York Times - Pro-Football, )

In a game where offence was an afterthought, the scoreless stalemate ended in fitting fashion: a walk-off error.
(The Vancouver Sun - Sports, )

Essay: World War I transformed gasoline from an afterthought to a strategic commodity central to combat and world politics.
(The Wall Street Journal - Lifestyle, )

Hemi Zucker watched Hollywood transform from what he saw as a "seedy, kind of dead" afterthought to a thriving neighborhood.
(Paresh Dave in Los Angeles Times - Technology, )

Your circuit breaker may seem like an afterthought, but this energy-regulating-device actually has a ton of hidden potential.
(CNET News - Business Tech, )

MARTIN SAMUEL: Steve Smith’s bowling, almost an afterthought for Australia, was the undoing of England on day one at Lord's.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

It may be an afterthought but there is a second Betfair World Snooker Championship semi-final which concludes at The Crucible today.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Right behind those warm-weather conferences, though, was the Big Ten, a league that not long ago was an afterthought on selection day.
(The New York Times - Baseball, )

When Brad Friedel was growing up in suburban Cleveland a generation ago, youth soccer was more an afterthought than an organized activity.
(Los Angeles Times - Soccer, )

The Charlotte 49ers came to Puerto Rico an afterthought in a tournament that featured two ranked teams and two more from power conferences.
(Fox News - Sports, )

Thursday morning, Julius Thomas was the fourth or fifth option for the Broncos' offense, an afterthought to the team's elite receiving corps.
(The Denver Post - News, )

McIlroy is far from an afterthought, but if there is a consuming phenomenon in golf, it is the celebration of Spieth, 21, the Masters champion.
(The New York Times - Sports, )

A snowboard cross afterthought for much of his career, Kevin Hill of Vernon capped an incredible week Friday by winning SBX gold at the X Games in Aspen, Colo.
(The Vancouver Sun - Sports, )

Ahead of the Tape: Full-year earnings will likely be an afterthought as shareholders wait to hear new chief A.G. Lafley's strategy to revive the consumer-goods giant.
(The Wall Street Journal - Markets News, )

For most of the past 40 years, Atlético Madrid has been the New York Mets of Spanish soccer to Real Madrid's Yankees—a gritty, sometimes comically inept afterthought.
(The Wall Street Journal - Lifestyle, )

Action against ISIS was almost an afterthought, and it was hit by only three Turkish airstrikes, compared to 300 against the bases of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK).
(The Independent - World News, )

For years, the New York Film Festival was a quaint afterthought on the fall festival circuit, good for locals to catch up on indie titles but devoid of much Hollywood fizz.
(Steven Zeitchik in Los Angeles Times - Entertainment News, )

Once an afterthought, Latino voters have moved to the center of the 2016 presidential campaign, the object of early and unprecedented courtship by candidates on both sides.
(Mark Z. Barabak in Los Angeles Times - National News, )

M.I.T.’s football team, which has long been an afterthought at a university known for its academics, is -0 and in the second round of the N.C.A.A. Division III playoffs.
(The New York Times - Sports, )

For years, the New York Film Festival was a quaint afterthought on the fall festival circuit, good for locals to catch up on prestige titles but devoid of much Hollywood fizz.
(Steven Zeitchik in Los Angeles Times - Movies Now, )

The Arizona Diamondbacks never really bought into the belief that they were just a National League afterthought, and now their play is beginning to match their collective belief.
(UPI - Sports News, )

While his ability to make difficult defensive plays appear routine has earned him the reputation as a ballplayers' ballplayer, it's often made him an afterthought in the minds of fans.
(Dylan Hernandez in Los Angeles Times - Baseball, )

The White House plan announced last week to award federal education funding to prison inmates spotlighted a population that is often an afterthought in the national discussion on college access.
(Los Angeles Times - Education, )

The salads from my childhood were either an afterthought, the green offering thrown together seconds before sitting down to a meat-heavy meal, or rich, mayo-laden, 1970s-style, tired-buffet salad bowls.
(The Independent - Food & Drink, )

Dave Dombrowski is out as president and general manager of the Detroit Tigers, ending a run of nearly 14 seasons in which he helped turn the franchise from an afterthought into one of the American League's powerhouses.
(Noah Trister in CBC Sports, )

It was not until the Big Ten hired James E. Delany as their commissioner in 1989, that the college athletics paradigm started to shift from a university afterthought to the multi-billion dollar industry it has become today.
(Forbes - Education, )

A U.S. Senate probe showed that Gilead Sciences planned to maximize profits for its hepatitis C drugs, with affordability and patient access as a mere “afterthought.” The investigation centered on the costs of Sovaldi and combination drug Harvoni.
(Tech Times - Health, )

The son of a steelworker with a chipped front tooth and the voice of an angel won that first season of the reality show, but his progression through the competition is just an afterthought in "One Chance," the story of his life leading to the life-changing moment that's been viewed on YouTube more than 110 million times.
(Annlee Ellingson in Los Angeles Times - Movies Now, )

The main point of interest at the time was her afterthought, admitting politicians couldn’t do much about the last of these, and that she in particular was not one to “give advice” about it – a jocular, if poignant, reference to the apparently amicable break-up some months ago of her relationship with the actor Greg Davies.
(The Independent - U.K. News, )

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