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By santeewelding ·
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I had occasion to use the word, "all", in a sentence. The prompt, of course, was singular third-person, "is", as in, "all is". Trouble being, "all" can't be, "is". It might with argument be, "are", explicitly or implicitly, the latter of which I chose in the sentence in order to get the job done.

"All" can't be "is" because "all" can't be tidied up into singular with boundary.

Do you ken?

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All of the lecture in the post to which I referred.

by seanferd In reply to really

<blockquote>Sorry if I got lectury, I just thought I'd share some strange trivia.</blockquote>

<blockquote>No, I find it all to be quite interesting. </blockquote>

So, no, not All, alone, but all the content of the post. But perhaps I have missed your angle entirely, in which case, mea culpa in advance.

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by AnsuGisalas In reply to All of the lecture in the ...

I understood it to mean that, too.
It was impressively slim though. As was pfeiffep's.

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