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and all


    and all

    1. ( idiomatic ) Including every object, attribute, or process associated with preceding item or series of items .
      He ate the whole fish, bones and all .
    2. ( idiomatic, informal ) Used to suggest certain unstated relevant implications or what has been stated .
      What with you saying he was sick and all, I figured neither of you were coming .
    3. ( dialectal ) Used to add emphasis .
      He starts yelling and we come running to help, but a fat load of thanks we get and all!

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    • Can terminate lists of one or more nouns, verbs, adjectives, or adverbs

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