- a quantifier; used with either mass or count nouns to indicate the whole number or amount of or every one of a class
we sat up all night
ate all the food
all men are mortal
all parties are welcome
- s completely given to or absorbed by
became all attention
- r to a complete degree or to the full or entire extent (`whole' is often used informally for `wholly')
a totally new situation
the directions were all wrong
- In France, although the snail is an item on all good menus, Jean Cadart, snail lover and onetime snail merchant, discovered a serious lack: there was no up-to-date book on edible .
- Worst of all was Rosie herself.
- Paris Hilton in Taipei Times
In a post on Twitter after the incident Hilton wrote: "Hey guys, there's a lot of crazy rumors going around. Just want you all to know the truth. Everything is completely fine. I was not charged or arrested, cause I didn't do anything. I was...
- David Petraeus in Los Angeles Times
Assuming command Sunday, Petraeus told his troops that while civilian safety remains a critical consideration, "as you and our Afghan partners on the ground get into tough situations, we must employ all assets to ensure your safety."
- Barack Obama in Los Angeles Times (blog)
Simply put, export growth leads to job growth and economic growth,Obama said. "In 2008, American exports accounted for nearly 7% of our total employment, one in three manufacturing jobs and supported 10.3 million jobs in all -- jobs that...