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Every individual or anything of the given class, with no exceptions (the noun or noun phrase denoting the class must be plural or uncountable).
- In former days every tavern of repute kept such a room for its own select circle, a club, or society, of habitués, who met every evening, for a pipe and a cheerful glass. In this way all respectable burgesses, down to fifty years ago, spent their evenings.
(quote-book)| chapter=1| title=http://openlibrary.org/works/OL5535161W Mr. Pratt's Patients| passage=Pretty soon I struck into a sort of path(nb..). It twisted and turned,(..)and opened out into a big clear space like a lawn. And, back of the lawn, was a big, old-fashioned house, with piazzas stretching in front of it, and all blazing with lights.
Throughout the whole of (a stated period of time; generally used with units of a day or longer).
(ux) (= through the whole of the day and the whole of the night.)
(ux) (= from the beginning of the year until now.)
Only; alone; nothing but.
*(RQ:Shakespeare Much Ado About Nothing)
(quote-book)| title=(w)| chapter=3| passage=Now all this was very fine, but not at all in keeping with the Celebrity's character as I had come to conceive it. The idea that adulation ever cloyed on him was ludicrous in itself. In fact I thought the whole story fishy, and came very near to saying so.
The only thing(s).
''All that was left was a small pile of ash.''
(senseid) (n-g), (m), (m), (m) and similar words, either without changing their meaning, or indicating that one expects that they cover more than one element, e.g. that "who all attended" is more than one person. (q)
1904 October 10, ''Shea v. Nilima'', US Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, in 1905, ''Reports Containing the Cases Determined in All the Circuits from the Organization of the Courts'', page 266:
- Q. Now, then, when you started to go to stake the claims, who all went along?
- A. I and Johan Peter Johansen, Otto Greiner, and Thorulf Kjelsberg.
1998, ''//books.google.com/books?isbn=1556523300 Football's Best Short Stories'' (ed. Paul D. Staudohar), 107:
- "I mean, you could have called us—collect, o'course—jes' to let us know how-all it's a-goin'."
2002, Richard Haddock, ''Arkalalah'', iUniverse ((ISBN)), page 73:
- "Where all did he go? What exactly was his job?" Gary shrugged and produced a weak laugh. "I reckon the Middle East. Ain't that where all the oil is?"
2011, Moni Mohsin, ''Tender Hooks'', Random House India ((ISBN)):
- "Do you ever ask me what I want to see? Or ask me about where all I've gone, who all I've met, what all I've done? Never. Not for one second. And why? Because you don't give two hoops about me."
(clipping of) (n-g)
''It suddenly went all quiet.''
''She was all, “Whatever.”''
Entirely; completely; totally.
''The score was 30 all when the rain delay started.''
''Don't want to go? All the better since I lost the tickets.''
Everything that one is capable of.
''She gave her all, and collapsed at the finish line.''
The totality of one's possessions.
1749, (w), ''(w)'', Folio Society 1973, pp. 37-8:
- she therefore ordered Jenny to pack up her alls and begone, for that she was determined she should not sleep that night within her walls. (..) I packed up my little all as well as I could, and went off.
All gone; dead.
''The butter is all.''
1843, Karl Ludwig Kannegießer (translation from Italian into German), ''Die göttliche Komödie des Dante Alighieri'', 4th edition, 1st part, Leipzig, p. 84:
- ... / Nachdem, von Wuth und Grausamkeit entbronnen, / Der Weiberschwarm die Männer all erschlug.
''Et muss een net mat all Virschlag eens sinn.''
One needn’t agree to every proposition.
(l) (entirely, completely)
(soft mutation of)