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    All of 200 copies

    Quote Originally Posted by Cambridge dicts
    used to emphasize the amount or number of something, usually when something is small in a disappointing or unusual way:
    In the last two years the book has sold all of 200 copies
    It's a somewhat ironic use of 'all', correct ?

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    #2
    Correct.


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    #3
    He made all of $2 at horse races yesterday.
    Correct?

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