all the time

adverb
without respite (Freq. 8)
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he plays chess day in and day out

Syn: ↑day in and day out

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I
see time
II
at all times
very frequently or regularly

we were in and out of each other's houses all the time

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all (of) the time
1 :always

You can't be right all of the time.

2 informal : very often or frequently

“Do you ever take the subway to work?” “Yeah, all the time.”

My sisters and I used to fight all of the time.

3 usually all the time : since something began

We thought that he disliked her, while all the time [=(more commonly) all along, the whole time] he was in love with her.

I knew the truth all the time.

The police knew all the time who was guilty.

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Main Entry:time

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all the ˈtime | the whole ˈtime idiom
1. during the whole of a particular period of time

The letter was in my pocket all the time

(= while I was looking for it)

.

2. very often; repeatedly

She leaves the lights on all the time.

Main entry:timeidiom

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