all in
adjective Date: 1903 tired, exhausted <
after a day of wood-splitting he was all in
>

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • all in — {adj. phr.}, {informal} Very tired; exhausted. * /The players were all in after their first afternoon of practice./ Syn.: PLAYED OUT, WORN OUT …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • all in — {adj. phr.}, {informal} Very tired; exhausted. * /The players were all in after their first afternoon of practice./ Syn.: PLAYED OUT, WORN OUT …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • all-in — adjective Date: 1890 1. chiefly British all inclusive 2. chiefly British being almost without restrictions < all in wrestling > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • All in all — All All, n. The whole number, quantity, or amount; the entire thing; everything included or concerned; the aggregate; the whole; totality; everything or every person; as, our all is at stake. [1913 Webster] Death, as the Psalmist saith, is… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • All in the wind — All All, n. The whole number, quantity, or amount; the entire thing; everything included or concerned; the aggregate; the whole; totality; everything or every person; as, our all is at stake. [1913 Webster] Death, as the Psalmist saith, is… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • all in a day's work — or[all in the day s work] {adj. phr.}, {informal} Unpleasant or bad but to be expected; not harder than usual; not unusual. * /Keeping ants away from a picnic lunch is all in the day s work./ * /When the car had a flat tire, Father said that it… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • all in a day's work — or[all in the day s work] {adj. phr.}, {informal} Unpleasant or bad but to be expected; not harder than usual; not unusual. * /Keeping ants away from a picnic lunch is all in the day s work./ * /When the car had a flat tire, Father said that it… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • All in the Timing — (ISBN 0 679 75928 X) was originally a book of six one act plays by David Ives dating from 1987 to 1993 and published by Dramatists Play Service in 1994. The current collection contains fourteen one acts. The plays are short and comedic, with… …   Wikipedia

  • all in good time — {adv. phr.} Some time soon, when the time is ripe for an event to take place. * / I want to get married, Dad, Mike said. All in good time, Son, answered his father./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • all in good time — {adv. phr.} Some time soon, when the time is ripe for an event to take place. * / I want to get married, Dad, Mike said. All in good time, Son, answered his father./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

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