not all that vs not very : Common Errors in English

About not all that vs not very

The slangy phrase “not all that” as in “the dessert was not all thattasty” doesn’t belong in formal writing. “Not very” would work, butsomething more specific would be even better: “the pudding tasted likelibrary paste.”

not all that in News

  1. How To Beat The Machines: Social Security For All

    Paul Krugman and Izabella Kaminski are zeroing in on the solution to the basic problems we're going to have as and when the machines can do everything better than we can and thus none of us will have jobs. I have to admit I'm not all that convinced by some of the evidence that's being used to get us there but the solution looks absolutely fine to me. Essentially, it's to have Social Security for ...
    on June 18, 2013 Source: Forbes

  2. ‘The Wolf Of Wall Street’ Trailer Maybe Not All That [Video]

    The Wolf of Wall Street trailer has dropped, and the reaction is starting to trickle in for yet another Leonardo DiCaprio role as one of the outrageously, obnoxiously rich. If you haven’t seen it already, be sure to watch. My fellow The Inquisitr writer Page Mackinley calls it “vintage Scorsese” and “good news for everyone.”... Read more » ‘The Wolf Of Wall Street’ Trailer Maybe Not All That ...
    on June 18, 2013 Source: The Inquisitr

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  • Living In The Future With The Form Labs Form 1

    "The future is already here — it's just not very evenly distributed," wrote William Gibson. He's right. Luckily, the future is mostly in my attic workshop. I've been lucky enough to have access to a Form 1 3D printer for the past week and have come away with a better sense of the platform, the way forward of 3D printing in general and Form 1 in particular. In short, the Form 1 is one of the ...
    on June 18, 2013 Source: TechCrunch

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