Definition of 'at all'
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There is no information being given out at all. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They did not want us in at all. The Sun (2016)Much to my amazement it has not come up at all. Times, Sunday Times (2016)In that sense the social sciences are not really sciences at all. Times, Sunday Times (2017)But we want to look at all the different things. Times, Sunday Times (2016)That is to say, they offer almost no criticism at all. The Sun (2017)He may be your dad but you don't really know him at all. The Sun (2016)She said:'After two hours we wondered if the ambulance would come at all. The Sun (2016)Which, of course, is not really a star at all. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I remember how his career ended and the difficulties he was going through and he didn't seem to empathise at all. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Why not go one step further and not use any at all? The Sun (2013)My relationship with my wife was not an ending at all. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Who represents almost no one at all. The Sun (2013)Does he not know me at all? Times, Sunday Times (2013)Why did he want to leave at all? CHRISTINA QUEEN OF SWEDEN: The Restless Life of a European Eccentric (2004)They did not seem at all incongruous there. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The men waited in the car or did not come at all. The Tribes Triumphant (2006)None of us really knew him at all. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Those sorts of games are no use at all. Times, Sunday Times (2016)In many ways it is a miracle that he has ended up here at all. Times, Sunday Times (2014)They are almost not wine at all. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The person who wants harmony at all costs can seldom elicit productivity. Christianity Today (2000)It hardly seemed like meat at all. Times, Sunday Times (2012)That you can see it coming is no help at all when it comes to stopping it. Times, Sunday Times (2012)But he said that the main concern was why the catheter was still being used at all. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The only hope we have of delivering any news at all is to give the people what they want to read. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Do you know him at all? Richard TempleYou don't actually know this woman at all. The Sun (2012)There was no glamour at all, really. Times, Sunday Times (2013)She lives so far away and my guess is you don't really know this woman at all. The Sun (2012)For all the smiles, she does not look at all like a woman who is having any kind of fun. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Should he have been playing for Wigan at all, given his earlier convictions? The Sun (2009)He said: 'We have at all stages submitted as compelling a case on his behalf as possible. Times, Sunday Times (2009)He said: 'We will look at all the results of this trial to get a better deal for drivers. The Sun (2015)A spokesman said: 'We would look at all of these. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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