all of

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all of (not comparable)

  1. Merely; only; no more or less than; neither more nor better than might be expected.
    I don't know why he was so impressed with our previous boss; he lasted all of ten days in the position.
  2. Entirely, completely, in a specified state.
    I was all of a dither when he asked me to marry him.
    • 1816, Thomas Bayly Howell, A Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings for High Treason and Other Crimes and Misdemeanors:
      I was not there long, for I was all of a fright when I was there.


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