||also known as, alias, go by the name of
||William O'Connor - a.k.a. Wil, Willie, Billy Boy - was born in Ireland.
|all around Robin Hood's barn
||an indirect route, a roundabout way, a wild goose chase
||When Celia is the driver, we go all around Robin Hood's barn!
|all decked out
||(See deck out)
||listening carefully, trying to hear everything
||When Dad mentioned hunting, I was all ears. I loved to hunt.
||watching carefully, staring
||When the fire truck arrived, the children were all eyes.
|all fired up
||eager, enthused, gung ho
||Ian gets all fired up when he sees Kari. There's love in his eyes.
||(See as all get-out)
|all goes well
||have good luck, have no problems
||I hope all goes well for you at college. I hope you succeed.
|all hat and no cattle
||pretending to be important and rich, all show
||If a man buys things he can't pay for, he's all hat and no cattle.
|all hell broke loose
||people did crazy things, everybody was fighting
||When the fire alarm sounded, all hell broke loose.