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    #1

    all red...

    Are these sentences correct:
    1) There were all red roses in his room.
    2) His room was all red roses.

    Meaning: His room was full of red roses.

    I don't think '2' works. '1' seems to mean that the roses were all red... they were totally red.

    Gratefully,
    Navi

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    #2

    Re: all red...

    #2 doesn't work for me at all!

    #1 is possible if you want to say there were only red (e.g., no pink) roses in his room.

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    #3

    Re: all red...

    Neither one works for me.
    I am not a teacher.

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    #4

    Re: all red...

    Change all to only in #1.

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