How to put this correctly?

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Re: Is it correct to say, 'the newspapers had all sold out'?

Hi,
Is it correct/normal to use 'all' in this sentence, with 'sell out'?


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You don't need "all". If they've sold out, then they've all sold out, and vice versa.
 

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Re: Is it correct to say, 'the newspapers had all sold out'?

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- your ears?
 
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Re: Is it correct to say, 'the newspapers had all sold out'?

You'll hear it; it doesn't sound particularly unnatural to me.
 

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Re: Is it correct to say, 'the newspapers had all sold out'?

Or "were all sold out."
 
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