all that


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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But before all that, Bayern had a Bundesliga title to reclaim, having missed out to Wolfsburg the previous season., "Arjen Robben: The Flying Dutchman Who Became a Modern Legend at Bayern Munich," 16 Sep. 2019 His tragic death last month dealt a blow to all that knew him, and many are still working to honor his memory. Andrew Turner, Daily Pilot, "Corona del Mar girls’ volleyball sweeps Newport Harbor in Battle of the Bay," 12 Sep. 2019 Secure beneath the watchful eyes If ubiquitous computing will turn companies of things into companies of services, the IoT will transform consumers of things into computer users, with all that implies. The Economist, "The Internet of Things will bring the internet’s business model into the rest of the world," 12 Sep. 2019 So, with all that being said, Maria doesn't categorize flirting as cheating. Carolyn Twersky, Seventeen, "Is Flirting Cheating?," 9 Sep. 2019 Get your kids involved in the carving designs, but with all that straw around, don't even think about having them use candles for these! Joan Lang, Woman's Day, "Jack Be Little," 9 Sep. 2019 On top of all that, there's the silhouette of women dancing in the flames behind Billie. Lauren Rearick, Teen Vogue, "Billie Eilish's Terrifying Video for "all the good girls go to hell" Has Fans Freaking Out," 4 Sep. 2019 Sorry, not buying Jimmy Garoppolo as the answer to all that ails the 49ers. Dave Birkett, Detroit Free Press, "NFL power rankings: Where the Detroit Lions rank entering the 2019 season," 3 Sep. 2019 More than 300,000 Lone Star hunters bag an estimated 10 million mourning doves, about a third of all that are taken nationwide each year, and 80 percent to 90 percent of the whitewings, Fitzsimmons said. John Goodspeed,, "Sky’s the limit: Weather, numbers point to bang-up dove season," 29 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of all that

1945, in the meaning defined above

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