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Definition of all that

: to an indicated or suggested extent or degree : so didn't take his threats all that seriously

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That’s all that is clear though — the clip has some people online convinced they’re looking at a bird. Ashley Hoffman, Time, "Is it a Bird or Bunny? The Internet Is Really Having a Hard Time With the Animal in This Divisive Video," 21 Aug. 2019 But all that doesn’t address the elephant in the room: No stadium naming-rights partner for three years and counting since Sports Authority kicked the bucket. Kyle Fredrickson, The Denver Post, "Field Flip: How in 9 days Broncos Stadium changed from The Rolling Stones to the NFL," 19 Aug. 2019 But all that changed last year after Crazy Rich Asians, the film adapted from my novel, became the highest-grossing romantic comedy in a decade. Dennis Leupold; Fashion Editor: Miguel Enamorado, Harper's BAZAAR, "Crazy Rich Angelenos," 15 Aug. 2019 Property owners say all that could wither once there’s no water left in the lakes. San Antonio Express-News, "Lakefront landowners left high and dry," 15 Aug. 2019 After years of rumors of secret weddings and down-low engagements, the two have finally put an end to all that speculation. Kelsey Stiegman, Seventeen, "Jackie Aina Got Engaged and Her Ring Will Freaking Blind You," 12 Aug. 2019 But by then, with filming wrapped up, all that was left for the crowd to do was enjoy hour-plus long sets from both Santana and Peter Frampton. Richard Ruelas,, "Misfiled in the Don Bolles files: Filming 1976's 'A Star Is Born' at Sun Devil Stadium," 12 Aug. 2019 The crispy onion toppers impede all that seasonal wonderfulness, however, and should go. Daliah Singer, The Know, "Restaurant review: The food satisfies, but Jovanina’s good looks are what really entice diners," 6 Aug. 2019 Unfortunately, all that sparkles isn’t always good for the environment. Lauren Rearick, Teen Vogue, "Companies Created Environmentally Friendly Biodegradable Glitter," 1 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of all that

1945, in the meaning defined above

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