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  1. sky3120's Avatar
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    #1

    All of something

    "All of everything has been erased." Can I say "all of everything" phrase like all of them, all of it ,and so on?
    Thank you so much in advance.

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    #2

    Re: All of something

    Just use "everything." There may have been some preceding dialog that makes this unusual phrasing appropriate to the context but it's not standard.
    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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