all over

adjective
having come or been brought to a conclusion (Freq. 4)
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the harvesting was complete

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the affair is over, ended, finished

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the abruptly terminated interview

Syn: ↑complete, ↑concluded, ↑ended, ↑over, ↑terminated
Similar to: ↑finished
adverb
1. over the entire area (Freq. 12)
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the wallpaper was covered all over with flowers

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she ached all over

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everything was dusted over with a fine layer of soot

Syn: ↑over
2. to or in any or all places (Freq. 6)
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You find fast food stores everywhere

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people everywhere are becoming aware of the problem

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he carried a gun everywhere he went

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looked all over for a suitable gift

(`everyplace' is used informally for `everywhere')
Syn: ↑everywhere, ↑everyplace
Usage Domain: ↑colloquialism

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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