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all cats are grey in the darkIn the dark, physical appearance is unimportant.Rate it:
all clearpermission to proceedRate it:
all dressedused in reference to (ordering) or eating a pizza with "everything", meaning all toppings (mushrooms, peppers, etc.) on itRate it:
all dressed up and nowhere to goElaborately attired or otherwise fully prepared for an anticipated situation or activity which, nevertheless, fails to occur.Rate it:
all duck or no dinnerAll or nothing.Rate it:
all earsAwaiting an explanation.Rate it:
all earsListening intently; fully focused.Rate it:
all eyesGazing at devotedly.Rate it:
all eyesHaving prominent eyes.Rate it:
all eyesWatching alertly or attentively.Rate it:
all eyes and earsTo be attentive.Rate it:
all fired upExcited or energized; highly enthusiastic.Rate it:
all fur coat and no knickersOf superficial appearance and with no real substance beneath.Rate it:
all good things come to an endNothing lasts forever.Rate it:
all hat and no cattleFull of big talk but lacking action, power, or substance; pretentious.Rate it:
all hat, no cattleDresses like a cowboy, but isn't really a cowboy; a "drugstore cowboy"Rate it:
all hell breaks looseVi A place or state of fury, turmoil, destruction, or chaos.Rate it:
all hell broke looseA great disaster happened or chaos ensued.Rate it:
all holidayA saying signifying that it is all over with the business or person spoken of or alluded to/.Rate it:
all hollowAs a foregone conclusion.Rate it:
all hollowCommon misspelling of all hallow.Rate it:
all importantvitalRate it:
all inexhaustedRate it:
all intired outRate it:
all in a day's workA nonchalant dismissal of a significant accomplishment.Rate it:
all in alleverything consideredRate it:
all in allGenerally; for the most part; mostly.Rate it:
all it's cracked up to beAs good as claims or reputation would suggest.Rate it:
all kidding asideUsed to attempt to make a serious point in a jocular conversation.Rate it:
all mouth and no trousersSuperficial, engaging in empty, boastful talk, but not of real substance.Rate it:
all mouth and trousersSuperficial, engaging in empty, boastful talk, but not of real substance.Rate it:
all nationsA composition of all the different spirits sold in a dram-shop, collected in a vessel into which the drainings of the bottles and quartern pots are emptied.Rate it:
all of a suddenAdv suddenly, quickly.Rate it:
all of a suddenwithout warningRate it:
all of the suddenSuddenly, rapidly.Rate it:
all one's eggs in one basketDevoting all of one’s resources to one thing.Rate it:
all one's eggs in one basketInvesting heavily in just one area.Rate it:
all one's life's worthA momentous matter; a very serious risk; a difficult task or situation.Rate it:
all outusing maximum effortRate it:
all outThe state of a side having no more men to bat, thus ending its innings.Rate it:
all overDone; finished; complete.Rate it:
all over but the shoutingThe substance of the contest is complete, leaving only the cheering.Rate it:
all over grumbleInferior.Rate it:
all over grumbleUnsatisfactory.Rate it:
all over hell's half acreAll over the place; everywhere.Rate it:
all over the boardShowing a wide range of values with no particular pattern.Rate it:
all over the mapWidely scattered or distributed; numerous and differing greatly.Rate it:
all over the placeEverywhere, especially chaotically or in such a way as to make a mess.Rate it:
all over the placeInconsistent; lacking a clear pattern.Rate it:
all over the shopEverywhere, scattered, disorganised.Rate it:

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