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  • adj. Very tired.
  • adj. With everything included.
  • adj. Being without any further money to bet, but remaining active in a hand
  • n. A hand where at least one player bets all of his or her chips.
  • n. A player who is all in.


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  • Willy scrambled for the .45 somewhere under his feet, jumped up with it, hit his head, yelled Freeze in a wavery voice, saw it was an American soldier, put the gun down, saw he was all in black, laid the gun on him again.


  • Twenty-three cat shots, twenty-three carrier landings, all in one month, all in combat conditions: this was the experience of the young aviator from Wapakoneta, tightly bound in the MK III Anti-Exposure Suit that had been newly issued to him while in Yokosuka over Christmas.

    First Man

  • It was late at night and we were all in bed in the Eastaboga house.

    Change Me Into Zeus’s Daughter

  • Cities such as Naples, Nola, Nuceria, Herculaneum, and Pompeii were all in reach.

    The Spartacus War

  • Horsemen sped to Arcadia, Argos, and Elis, all in the distant Peloponnese.

    Alexander the Great

  • Susan knows I have a special place on my palate for chicken cacciatore hunters-style chicken so it will often happen that, after the red peppers have been eaten, shell bring a huge platter to the table: chicken pieces, peppers, onions, mushrooms, all in a strong gravy, accompanied by a side dish of broccoli rabe or escarole.

    The Italian Summer

  • Stressing the informal, he hostedat Shultzs suggestiona meeting with the two secretaries every morning when we were all in town.

    In the Shadow of the Oval Office

  • Villapiano and Jacobson had, in fact, no decision-making power at all in those sweetheart deals, and yet we smeared them as Trenton insiders who fired people, screwed you out of your money, and gave kickback deals to people who donated to their campaign.

    How to Rig an Election

  • Later when we were all in St. Francis Xavier School and instructed to write J.M.J., which stood for Jesus, Mary, and Joseph, on the top of our test papers, I thought it was a tribute to Joe and me and Johnny.

    Kitchen Privileges

  • Once the others were all in the house, grown-up Henrietta Woodlawn would be gone again and only Hetty would be left.

    Caddie Woodlawn’s Family


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