View Poll Results: She spent the ____ time talking about something else.

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  • all

    251 27.14%
  • whole

    674 72.86%
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Thread: Whole & All

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    Default Re: Whole & All

    Quote Originally Posted by cool_boy View Post
    my teacher had said me "There isn't difference between all and whole, they are synonym" so i didnt understand that .. may some1 explain that?
    My teacher said, "There isn't any difference between all and whole. They are synonyms."
    Although they are synonyms, they are used differently. For example, while you might say "I can't believe I ate the whole thing" you wouldn't say "I can't believe I ate the all thing".

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    Default Re: Whole & All

    The whole
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    Default Re: Whole & All

    If there is deffinite article "The", use whole, otherwise use all.

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