for all the world
phrasal in every way ; exactly <
copies which look for all the world like the original
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  • For all the world — World World, n. [OE. world, werld, weorld, weoreld, AS. weorold, worold; akin to OS. werold, D. wereld, OHG. weralt, worolt, werolt, werlt, G. welt, Icel. ver[ o]ld, Sw. verld, Dan. verden; properly, the age of man, lifetime, humanity; AS. wer a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • for all the world — {adv. phr.} 1. Under no circumstances. * /Betty said she wouldn t marry Jake for all the world./ 2. Precisely; exactly. * /It began for all the world like a successful baseball season for the UIC Flames, when suddenly they lost to the Blue Demons …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • for all the world — {adv. phr.} 1. Under no circumstances. * /Betty said she wouldn t marry Jake for all the world./ 2. Precisely; exactly. * /It began for all the world like a successful baseball season for the UIC Flames, when suddenly they lost to the Blue Demons …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • For all the world — For For, prep. [AS. for, fore; akin to OS. for, fora, furi, D. voor, OHG. fora, G. vor, OHG. furi, G. f[ u]r, Icel. fyrir, Sw. f[ o]r, Dan. for, adv. f[ o]r, Goth. fa[ u]r, fa[ u]ra, L. pro, Gr. ?, Skr. pra . [root] 202. Cf. {Fore}, {First},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • not for all the coffee in Brazil — or[not for all the tea in China] or[not for anything in the world ] or[not for love or money] See: NOT FOR THE WORLD …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • not for all the coffee in Brazil — or[not for all the tea in China] or[not for anything in the world ] or[not for love or money] See: NOT FOR THE WORLD …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • All in the world — World World, n. [OE. world, werld, weorld, weoreld, AS. weorold, worold; akin to OS. werold, D. wereld, OHG. weralt, worolt, werolt, werlt, G. welt, Icel. ver[ o]ld, Sw. verld, Dan. verden; properly, the age of man, lifetime, humanity; AS. wer a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • For all me — For For, prep. [AS. for, fore; akin to OS. for, fora, furi, D. voor, OHG. fora, G. vor, OHG. furi, G. f[ u]r, Icel. fyrir, Sw. f[ o]r, Dan. for, adv. f[ o]r, Goth. fa[ u]r, fa[ u]ra, L. pro, Gr. ?, Skr. pra . [root] 202. Cf. {Fore}, {First},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • For all that — For For, prep. [AS. for, fore; akin to OS. for, fora, furi, D. voor, OHG. fora, G. vor, OHG. furi, G. f[ u]r, Icel. fyrir, Sw. f[ o]r, Dan. for, adv. f[ o]r, Goth. fa[ u]r, fa[ u]ra, L. pro, Gr. ?, Skr. pra . [root] 202. Cf. {Fore}, {First},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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