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an' all

Post by nevertheless » Sun Feb 12, 2012 1:48 pm

what does this mean: an' all?

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Re: an' all

Post by Joe » Mon Feb 20, 2012 3:52 am

= and all, and everything

I saw Dick and Tom and Harry an' all.
means something like...
I saw Dick and Tom and Harry and all the rest of them.

They nicked me car, me phone, me wallet an' all.
means something like...
They stole my car, my phone, my wallet and everything.

The expression "an' all" is very informal, a kind of slang.

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Re: an' all

Post by nevertheless » Thu Apr 12, 2012 4:03 pm

thank you!

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