All of 200 copies

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Francois

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Cambridge dicts said:
used to emphasize the amount or number of something, usually when something is small in a disappointing or unusual way:
In the last two years the book has sold all of 200 copies
It's a somewhat ironic use of 'all', correct ?

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Correct. :lol:
 
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