everything

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every +‎ thing

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Particularly: “Scotland”
  • Hyphenation: eve‧ry‧thing or ev‧e‧ry‧thing

PronounEdit

everything

  1. (literally) All the things under discussion.
    • 1913, Joseph C. Lincoln, chapter 4, Mr. Pratt's Patients:
      I told him about everything I could think of; and what I couldn't think of he did. He asked about six questions during my yarn, but every question had a point to it. At the end he bowed and thanked me once more. As a thanker he was main-truck high; I never see anybody so polite.
    We had a great dinner - everything was delicious.
    I checked the list again and everything is done.
    Thank you for everything you did for us.
  2. (colloquial) Many or most things.
    A: What do you want to do at the amusement park?
    B: Everything!
    I did everything today - washed the dishes, cut the lawn, did the laundry.
  3. (colloquial) A state of well-being (from all parts of the whole).
    She wasn't feeling well this morning but now everything is fine.
    Since the company lost its best customer everything has gotten worse.

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Last modified on 29 March 2014, at 18:51