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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

45 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)

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

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

The Horned Frogs were, at best, an afterthought.
(Los Angeles Times - Football, )

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

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

With these new consoles, games are just an afterthought.
(USA Today - Money, )

Too often, the wine we drink with pizza is an afterthought.
(The Wall Street Journal - Lifestyle, )

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, )

The team in a first-place tie almost seems like an afterthought this week.
(Fox News - Sports, )

HBO's Insecure is making sure lighting people of colour is not an afterthought.
(BBC News - Entertainment & Arts, )

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, )

We're all guilty of making security an afterthought. We need to change that attitude, and fast.
(ZDNet - Just News, )

Destiny 2's Infinite Forest should be the main draw of Curse of Osiris, but it's an afterthought.
(Paul Tassi, Contributor in Forbes - Business, )

The Coyotes and Tippett are certainly enjoying being in contention so soon after being an afterthought.
(USA Today - NHL, )

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

The Los Angeles Kings were so good they turned Jonathan Quick's record-breaking shutout into an afterthought.
(Fox News - Sports, )

Unfortunately for many people, considering the financial aspects of the side hustle is often an afterthought.
(Forbes - Personal Finance, )

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, )

Most founders featured in this year’s Next-Billion Dollar Startup list say building a strong culture was never an afterthought.
(Tanya Klich, Forbes Staff in Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

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

Myles Gaskin was often an afterthought while the Washington running attack was practically invisible through the first three games of the season.
(UPI - Sports News, )

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, )

The teams with the two best records in the NBA were predestined to meet in the Western Conference finals, while the up-and-down Oklahoma City Thunder were an afterthought.
(The New York Times - Pro-Basketball, )

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, )

As the company behind the popular messaging app Snapchat begins marketing its initial public offering this week, it will need to ensure its other product doesn’t become an afterthought.
(The Wall Street Journal - Technology, )

The federal Minister of Natural Resources says Canada has moved on to a whole different plan for its oil exports, leaving the once-crucial Keystone XL pipeline as a bit of an afterthought.
(Margo McDiarmid in CBC News - Politics, )

The NDP says Justin Trudeau's government is showing a lack of respect to the very community it is trying to apologize to next week by treating some members of that community as an afterthought.
(Catherine Cullen in CBC News - Politics, )

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, )

The 85 words almost seemed an afterthought when Congress hurriedly crammed them into a massive budget bill late in the Obama administration, as if lawmakers wanted to acknowledge America’s outlook on marijuana had changed, but not make a big deal of it.
(Los Angeles Times - National News, )

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

62 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, )

For too long, security has been an afterthought in the product development process.
(ZDNet - Just 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, )

Chris Sale’s performance in the White Sox's -1 loss was nothing more than afterthought.
(USA Today - Sports, )

This time of year, goalie Brian Elliott is usually an afterthought for the St. Louis Blues.
(Fox News - Sports, )

Disabled people are only an "afterthought" for the government, a House of Lords report says.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

Osweiler was somewhat of an afterthought in Cleveland, but he's still hoping to be a starter.
(USA TODAY Sports in USA Today - NFL, )

The smallest boxers were once seen as an afterthought to their bigger, stronger counterparts.
(Los Angeles Times - Boxing, )

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

Visual albums tend to be an afterthought, pegged on to deluxe editions or re-releases - until now.
(Jamie Milton in The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

After long being an afterthought in free agency, the Oakland Raiders have become a prime destination.
(The New York Times - Pro-Football, )

They’re such an afterthought that where they’re sleeping, Cleveland radio stations turn to static.
(Los Angeles Times - National News, )

No longer an afterthought, accessories are in a league of their own, providing a focal point for any outfit.
(Emma Akbareian in The Independent - Fashion, )

Measurement and analysis might seem like an afterthought, but it's hugely important for a successful campaign.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

Jay Ajayi began the season as an afterthought and was a healthy inactive for the Miami Dolphins' opening game.
(Fox News - Sports, )

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, )

For one Sunday, the fires that ravaged Santa Rosa and wiped out thousands of homes were an afterthought at Snoopy's Home Ice.
(Fox News - U.S., )

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, )

With Aaron Rodgers at the controls of a high-functioning offense, punting is generally considered an afterthought in Green Bay.
(UPI - News, )

Brazil's economic and political crisis has relegated Rio de Janeiro's Olympic preparations to an afterthought as the Games loom.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

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, )

Seattle Seahawks running back Christine Michael was an afterthought to make the roster as training camp began just over two weeks ago.
(UPI - Sports News, )

In Super Wednesday's central bank double-header, the Federal Reserve's show may be an afterthought to the Bank of Japan's performance.
(CNBC, )

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, )

At the moment, the fourth-year running back is an afterthought as the Broncos press their quarterbacks with a pass-heavy preseason playbook.
(The Denver Post - 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, )

Establishing strong financial infrastructure is critical when starting a new business, yet it’s often an afterthought for early stage founders.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

Skype for Linux is no longer an afterthought for Microsoft as the company introduces new versions of Skype for Linux Chromebooks and the Chrome web browser.
(ZDNet US, )

For much of the modern era, the word music in the MTV acronym has been an afterthought, a vestige of an earlier time and identity.That's all about to change.
(Los Angeles Times - Entertainment News, )

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, )

In a short amount of time, Bulldogs Coach Vic Schaefer has taken a Southeastern Conference afterthought and transformed it into a contender for the league title.
(The New York Times - 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, )

Brazil's economic and political crisis has relegated Rio de Janeiro's Olympic preparations to an afterthought with South America's first games just over four months away.
(Stephen Wade in CBC Sports, )

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, )

Despite one of the most exciting post-seasons in recent hockey memory, coverage of the NHL Playoffs has been an afterthought on most sports networks, Cartoon by Rob Tornoe.
(Cartoon Of The Day, Contributor in Forbes - Business, )

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, )

Sam Darnold was in danger of becoming an afterthought, his early-season interceptions and USC’s two defeats diminishing the widespread enthusiasm over his breathtaking talent.
(Los Angeles Times - All The Rage, )

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, )

However, as you're coming face to face with the reality of how much your castle will cost you, don’t overlook something that is often relegated to a homebuying afterthought – maintenance.
(Forbes - Personal Finance, )

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, )

If the actual awards presented during this year’s Golden Globes ceremony feel like something of an afterthought, don’t blame the movies and TV shows in contention — it was just that kind of year.
(Los Angeles Times - Movies Now, )

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, )

With five months to go before the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics open, the Games are barely an afterthought for most South Koreans, with slow local ticket sales amid the biggest political scandal in years and a torrent of North Korean weapons tests.
(Kim Tong-Hyung in CBC Sports, )

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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