all\ there

all\ there
• all there
• all here
adj. phr. informal
Understanding well; thinking clearly; not crazy. - Usually used in negative sentences,

Joe acted queerly and talked wildly, so we thought he was not all there.


Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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  • all there — or[all here] {adj. phr.}, {informal} Understanding well; thinking clearly; not crazy. Usually used in negative sentences, * /Joe acted queerly and talked wildly, so we thought he was not all there./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • all there — or[all here] {adj. phr.}, {informal} Understanding well; thinking clearly; not crazy. Usually used in negative sentences, * /Joe acted queerly and talked wildly, so we thought he was not all there./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

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  • all there —  1. Alert. Shrewd. Efficient.  2. not all there Mentally deficient …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • all there — sane, of sound mind …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • all there with negative — informal in full possession of one s mental faculties: he s not quite all there. → all …   English new terms dictionary

  • not all there — (of a person) not fully alert and functioning he s not all there. Give him a couple of days to readjust * * * not all there informal used to describe a person who is somewhat strange or stupid Her aunt is very sweet but not all there (mentally).… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Is That All There Is? — is a song written by Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller and recorded by Peggy Lee in 1969. It was a popular single, reaching number 11 on the U.S. pop singles chart becoming Peggy Lee s first Top 40 pop hit since Fever, 11 years earlier and doing even …   Wikipedia


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