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all in English:

1. all


Democracy is the worst form of government, except all the others that have been tried.
We're all happy.
I hope all but one of your dreams come true, so you always have something to strive for.
I had a lot of gumption when I was young, but now it seems to have all petered out.
Finding one's way around Nagoya is very simple. All you do is look at the signs.
If at all possible, you should go and look into the matter yourself.
Her courage during her illness is an inspiration to us all.
All this walking is killing the soles of my feet and my toes. I wonder if I have the right size shoes.
The best parents of all are those who allow their children to follow their natural talents.
Earlier, as I was walking down the sidewalk, a car drove by and splashed water on me. Look at this! My skirt and shoes are all muddy.
I know that it is highly unlikely that we'll be able to sell all this stuff.
He gives work all he's got, and gets more work done than anybody else.
If you aren't careful about what you eat, you'll put back on all the weight that you spent so much time losing.
Tom promised Mary that he'd pay back all the money that he'd borrowed from her.
After spending hours out in the cold winter wind, my skin got all chapped and dry.

English word "all"(all) occurs in sets:

Nicholas' Sight Words
Tekst page 88

2. nothing


It's nothing personal.
Most scientific breakthroughs are nothing else than the discovery of the obvious.
When advice will no longer help, nothing will.
I just want a straight answer. Nothing more.
Though grammatically there is nothing wrong with this sentence, I doubt if anyone would actually ever use it.
Jingle Bells, a popular song around Christmas time, is not really a Christmas song. The lyrics say nothing about Christmas.
Nothing gave her greater pleasure than to watch her son growing up.
As the saying goes, "Nothing ventured, nothing gained."
Those who know nothing of foreign languages know nothing of their own.
We got this chair for nothing because the lady next door didn't need it anymore.
It requires wisdom to understand wisdom: the music is nothing if the audience is deaf.
Nothing I heard at the meeting made me change my mind.
Nothing out of the ordinary happened on our trip.
The one who demands much, gets much. The one who demands too much, gets nothing.
The heart itself is nothing more nor less than a large, tough, leather-like muscle.

English word "all"(nothing) occurs in sets:

Word pairs - pary słów

3. wholly


I am not wholly convinced that you are right.
The statement is not wholly true.
The company, wholly owned by NTT, is doing well.
Your behaviour is wholly unacceptable.
As readers will realize, this analogy is wholly misleading.
I don't wholly agree with you.
It's a wholly new experience for me.
You can trust him to some degree but not wholly.
But if we were wholly rational, would we want children at all?
Her words were wholly void of meaning.
Due to severe educational influence the child became a wholly different person.
Man cannot be free if he does not know that he is subject to necessity, because his freedom is always won in his never wholly successful attempts to liberate himself from necessity.
I am wholly responsible for the confusion.
Youth is wholly experimental.

English word "all"(wholly) occurs in sets:

Business English - MU, VIII-X

4. used to refer to the whole quantity or extent



5. agree


We agree.
I agree on an emotional level, but on the pragmatic level I disagree.
If you agree to buy 3,000 of them, we'll give you a 3 percent discount.
I was unwilling to agree to the proposal, but it seemed that I had no choice.
I agree with the ban in principle, but in practice it will be extremely difficult.
By signing a contract, you agree to certain terms and conditions.
Britain was in no hurry to agree on a peace treaty.
When we hear of a divorce we assume that it was caused by the inability of those two people to agree upon fundamentals.
While they don't agree, they continue to be friends.
It is impossible, you know, to make him agree.
Therefore, for any text you hold the copyright to, by submitting it, you agree to license it under the Creative Commons Attribution License 2.0 (fr).
Most students agree with the proposal, and made a list of arguments in favour of it.
He nodded as much as to say, I agree.
Certainly if someone is _that_ beautiful you'd draw back from approaching her. "Thought you'd agree."
If you would agree to answer some of the questions below, I would be extremely grateful.

6. how


How nice of you!
How is it that you're always so full of energy?
How early do I have to make a reservation to qualify for the discount?
How to deal with environmental pollution is a serious matter.
How could I be a robot? Robots can't dream.
I'd like to get a bank loan; how do I go about that?
I wonder if Tom realizes how lonely I am.
Tom came up with various ideas on how to make his business more successful.
He soon grows tired of a thing regardless of how much he liked it to begin with.
It takes only a short time to learn how to explain things to students. It takes much longer to learn when not to.
She wrote to him to tell him how wonderful he was.
What really surprised me most was how many hours a day Tom slept.
What surprised me most when I first entered college was how few of my classmates knew how to study efficiently.
There is an urgent need for understanding how climate change will affect our lives.
I must calculate how much money I'll spend next week.

7. catch


Catch him.
What's your favorite kind of fish to catch?
He doesn't want to leave the room because he's afraid that he'll catch another cold.
Some Italian fashion designers are saying that white bathing suits will catch on this year.
Since I was sick for a week, I'm making every possible effort to catch up.
I will catch up on my homework tonight.
Is it possible to catch AIDS from toilet seats? "No, it isn't."
If you catch a cold, you cannot easily get rid of it.
She won't leave the room, because she doesn't want to catch another cold.
That offer sounds too good to be true. What's the catch?
I've got 20 bucks that says we'll catch the escaped prisoners before daybreak.
You may catch him, if you call at his office before eight.
I'll let you off this time, but I don't ever want to catch you stealing again.
It's possible, though rare, for humans to catch diseases from animals.
You may catch sight of our house from the train.

8. at


I'm at the hospital. I got struck by lightning.
How many times a day do you look at yourself in the mirror?
I'm good at Japanese.
I'm thinking about complaining about my son's teacher at the kindergarten.
To the best of my knowledge, the lake is the deepest at this point.
He did something stupid and was sneered at.
Happiness depends not so much on circumstances as on one's way of looking at one's lot.
You went to bed at 2 o'clock in the morning? No wonder you look sleepy today.
Do you mind if I call on you sometime? "No, not at all."
School begins at half past eight except on Wednesdays and Saturdays.
At first I felt a bit too shy to speak to her.
At the party the other night, my brother drank a bit too much and passed out.
At Narita Airport, I ran into an old friend of mine.
When I was a kid, touching bugs didn't bother me a bit. Now I can hardly stand looking at pictures of them.
Her composition had no grammatical errors at all.

9. completely


If you raise an eyebrow, it can mean "I want to have sex with you", but also "I find that what you just said is completely idiotic."
Prime numbers are like life; they are completely logical, but impossible to find the rules for, even if you spend all your time thinking about it.
completely different
Insurance makes us remember that the world we live in isn't completely safe; we might fall ill, face danger or encounter the unexpected.
Completely surrounded by our troops, the enemy finally surrendered to us.
The boxing match was completely one-sided, one pug was so badly mauled that his manager had to throw in the sponge.
For things that have had contents with volatile oil like thinners they should be left for a few days to completely evaporate it before being disposed of as non-flammable waste.
These two have completely different patterning but no difference is seen in their internal morphology so it seems that they are considered the same.
Nowhere but in the world of the antique is it more obvious that many of the things that we, as individuals hold dear, are completely arbitrary.
People often laud Christopher Columbus for all the lands that he discovered, but most are completely unaware of his numerous under-the-sea discoveries.
The musical instruments and parts are completely professional quality! And yet the prices are lower than anywhere!
He's completely convinced of his own greatness but to the people around him he's just a selfish jerk.
When investigating the pH (acidic, neutral, alkaline) of a liquid, don't soak the litmus paper completely in the liquid but just put the end of the paper in it.
Every Tatoeba sentence should be commented and its translation discussed, unless it's completely obvious.
I kept saying "Let's stop" but she drained cup after cup of wine -- and now, as you can see, she's completely drunk.

English word "all"(completely) occurs in sets:

Most common adverbs

10. omni



11. pan


His sleeve touched the greasy pan.
The National Center for Education Information says a predicted teacher shortage won't pan out because teachers who left the profession are returning.
Tom burned himself badly when he took the pie pan out of the oven without using an oven mitt.
You should have bought a Teflon-coated pan.
He is such a tidy person. Every pot and pan is in its place.
I'm buying new pan.
Pan is a monkey that can spread butter on bread.
Could you lift that pan for me, then I'll put this mat under it.
Heat sesame oil in the pan on a medium flame, add the chicken meat, the garlic and fry, when the colour changes pour in the Chinese soup, add the Chinese cabbage and boil.
Would you scrape that rusty pan?
Wszyscy czekają na pana Browna.
non-stick pan
It's easy to do business with Jack. He has everything written on his pan.
Shut your pan and stop panicking!
It's hard to distinguish an aebleskiver pan from a takoyaki pan.