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    The meaning of "all about"

    What is the meaning of "all about" in the following sentences ?

    Itís all about money these days.
    They forgot all about everything else.
    They'd forgotten all about poor Harry.

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    Re: The meaning of "all about"

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    In the 2nd and 3rd sentences, you could replace 'all about' with something like 'totally', 'completely', or 'entirely'. Of course, you'll need to rearrange the sentences a little.

    The 1st sentence means "Money is the most important thing these days." I can't really think of a replacement for 'all about' in that sentence.

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