Idioms: all the tea in China -- all work and no play makes Jack a dull boy

all the tea in China (See not for all the tea in China)
all the way to Egery and back a long, indirect road; the long way; all around Robin Hood's barn, all over hell's half acre To get to the Halsteads, we have to go all the way to Egery and back!
all the world's a stage the world is a stage; we are all performers The teacher asked Jason to explain the meaning of Shakespeare's words:
"All the world's a stage,
And all the men and women merely players.
They have their exits and their entrances;
And one man in his time plays many parts,
His acts being seven ages."
all things being equal if things remain the same, if no surprises occur All things being equal, we should sell all our bicycles by October.
all things to all people satisfy everyone, live up to Be yourself. Stop trying to be all things to all people.
all thumbs clumsy, unable to hold it, fingers feel like thumbs When I try to sew a button on my shirt, I'm all thumbs.
all walks of life all occupations and lifestyles As a salesperson, you will meet people from all walks of life.
all washed up failed in business or career Barry's all washed up. His business is bankrupt.
all wet mistaken, do not know what you are talking about You're all wet! You can't grow bananas in Saskatchewan.
all work and no play makes Jack a dull boy do not work too long, take time for recreation, take time to smell... When I picked up my overtime check, Karen reminded me that All work and no play... .
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