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    Post "All" takes SINGULAR and PLURAL

    What is the difference between

    "All is well" and "All are well."

    Is the usage of "all" in the sentence below correct?

    It all just sounds like, oooooh.


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    Re: "All" takes SINGULAR and PLURAL

    Quote Originally Posted by mamen View Post
    What is the difference between

    "All is well" and "All are well."

    Is the usage of "all" in the sentence below correct?

    It all just sounds like, oooooh.
    For your first question, the verb depends on what "all" refers to.

    How is everything? All is well.
    How are the troops? All are well.

    I have no idea what your last sentence means.

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    Re: "All" takes SINGULAR and PLURAL

    Quote Originally Posted by mamen View Post
    Is the usage of "all" in the sentence below correct?

    It all just sounds like, oooooh.
    It depends what all refers to. If it all = everything, then it's OK. As a written sentence, it doesn't work well because it is not obvious whether oooooh is meant to be positive, negative, a shock, etc.

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