Definition of 'all'
Example sentences containing 'all'
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The courtyard stayed packed with a few hundred people salsa dancing all night. The Sun (2016)Part of the problem is almost all his teachers have been women. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We all want to get something big and we are working for it. The Sun (2016)Tell me my mum and dad are going to be all right. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This all seems incredibly frivolous and sounds suspiciously like a waste of time. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He claims he uses all his products. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Who said all political careers end in failure? Times, Sunday Times (2016)When you see scenes like that at the end it makes it all worthwhile. Times, Sunday Times (2017)We try to give all the best to our players but sometimes it is difficult. The Sun (2016)The current economic crisis gives us all an opportunity to rethink our priorities. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The thin plastic bottles are used by almost all drinks manufacturers. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The only way to escape it completely is to live in the desert all alone. Christianity Today (2000)We all want to know that the tests are to the same standard. Times, Sunday Times (2012)When you have this list you may already have a spot it could all possibly go. Times, Sunday Times (2009)With hindsight it all seemed more vengeful than petulant. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Which technology series uses all nine letters? The Sun (2014)Yet some people still insist all political careers end in failure. The Sun (2016)Says we all need to make time to smell the roses. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Why the hell play it then when all these people have extra time drinking. The Sun (2013)All four also demand damages for a decrease in the value of their properties. The Sun (2012)Within no time at all he was panting and sweating. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Yet they all seem cheery about their arrangements. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We are all going in our own directions and all do completely different things. The Sun (2009)We all know that and are aware of it. The Sun (2010)We shall all have to put our shoulder to the wheel. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They cannot be altogether surprised if people now lump them all together in impotent fury. Times, Sunday Times (2009)What she had said about hoping that he would not come was all hypocrisy. Vanity Fair (1837)Wonder if my change is all right. Consuming Passions: Leisure and Pleasure in Victorian Britain (2006)We all have this great power of belief in us. POSITIVE THINKING: Everything you have always known about positive thinking but were afraid to put into practice (2001)He made all here last time and could get an easy lead again. The Sun (2011)Would you like to turn all bitter and sour foods into delicious desserts? Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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