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    Now he has money in banks aII over.

    Now he has money in banks aII over.
    But does he give me a dime?


    Shouldn't it be "all over the banks " why "banks all over"?
    Anyway is it same as "all over the banks" ?

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    Re: Now he has money in banks aII over.

    It means "everywhere".

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    Re: Now he has money in banks aII over.

    i mean why they changed the position shouldn't it be "all over the banks" instead of "banks all over".?
    but that doesnt change the meaning right?

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    Re: Now he has money in banks aII over.

    In banks [that are] all over the world.
    In banks [that are] all over the place.
    In banks [that are] all over.

    Your version does't work.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Re: Now he has money in banks aII over.

    but i saw it in a movie, it must have some meaning.

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    Re: Now he has money in banks aII over.

    Quote Originally Posted by laurinha88 View Post
    but i saw it in a movie, it must have some meaning.
    We've already explained to you what "all over" means. Did you follow my link?

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    Re: Now he has money in banks aII over.

    Quote Originally Posted by laurinha88 View Post
    bBut i I saw it in a movie, ;it must have some meaning.
    It does. Bennevis and Barb have explained it.

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    Re: Now he has money in banks aII over.

    the change of the position interfere the meaning? because normally it is all over something like" all over the floor" not "floor all over".
    hope you guys know what i mean

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    Re: Now he has money in banks aII over.

    Quote Originally Posted by laurinha88 View Post
    .. normally it is all over something like" all over the floor" not "floor all over".
    I hope you guys know what i I mean
    You have not looked at the explanations from Bennevis and Barb.

    "All over the banks" would mean something like "everywhere in the banks"
    "Banks all over (the world)" means "banks everywhere". - That is what was appropriate in your original: Now he has money in banks aII over. But does he give me a dime?

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    Re: Now he has money in banks aII over.

    Quote Originally Posted by laurinha88 View Post
    the change of the position interfere the meaning? because normally it is all over something like" all over the floor" not "floor all over".
    hope you guys know what i mean
    Your original question is clear and has been answered. Please read the posts carefully, especially #'s 2 and 4.
    If a person has money "all over the banks," we could assume that the money was on the floor, in the lavatories, on people's desks, and almost everywhere else in the bank.

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