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06 idioms with ‘ALL’ you would like to use in your daily conversation.

The following idioms and expressions start with the word ‘all’. Each idiom or expression has a definition and example sentences to help you understand the use of these common idiomatic expressions with ‘all’.

All your eggs in one basket –

To risk your money or your reputation in support of one idea or plan.

Example : I didn’t want to put all my eggs in one basket, so I played five different lottery games, but lost all of them.

All Ears –

Very eager to listen to what someone is going to say.

Example : I’m all ears, waiting to hear your latest excuse for not getting this job done!

All in your head –

If something is all in your head, you have imagined it and it is not real.

Example : Don’t be silly. Nobody is trying to harm you. It’s all in your head!

All in a day’s work –

Part of what is expected; typical or normal.

Example : I don’t particularly like to cook, but it’s all in a day’s work.

All hell broke loose –

All sorts of wild or terrible things happened.

Example : When the boss left early for the weekend, all hell broke loose.

All eyes on me –

If all eyes are on someone, then everyone is paying attention to them.

Example :All eyes are on the prime minister to see how he will respond to the challenge to his leadership.

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