from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adv. With every possible effort: worked all out to make the deadline.
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- adj. The state of a side having no more men to bat, thus ending its innings.
- adv. With maximum effort.
- adv. Without regard for risk.
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And Foo comes out of the bedroom, all cute, holding his UV floodlight like he's going to save me, then sees that they are all out cold and gives me a big kiss and is like, "You rock."
Once Tobin had pleaded, I was all out of continuances.
As soon as youare all out there's goin 'to be a new pufformance, and each and all are welcome at the same and simple price of admission.
It burst out of the tunnel behind them like a runaway train and collected them on the way—hurling them all out into the air, sending them sailing in a high-curving arc ten stories down before they all landed together with simultaneous sandy splashes.
Flanders Mall is a big draw for a lot of small towns in Northern Minnesota, so mall management goes all out when it comes to holidays.
I finished putting on my makeup, going all out with the smoky eye and glossy lips that looked good against my rod-set hair.
Miss Kew waited till we were all out the door and next thing you know she ran out after us.
We were all out at dinner one night and as were walking to the car, a total JACKASS! came zooming by and hit DEAR JOHN!
And there she was, pouring it all out – her visit to Miss Mary Anne – the catalogue used to screen her face – the message which had come up on the blank white spaces and faded again.
“Now we had this all out before, when we landed on the Carrock,” he said.