- you all
- This is an informal expression sometimes meaning only one person, sometimes meaning "all of you." In the latter sense you all is unobjectionable, but since the phrase is not fully standard in every meaning, perhaps all of you should forget it.
Dictionary of problem words and expressions. Harry Shaw. 1975.
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you-all — [yo͞o ôl′, yôl] pron. ☆ [South Informal] YOU: used chiefly as a plural form … English World dictionary
you-all — /yooh awl , yawl/, pron. Chiefly South Midland and Southern U.S. (used in direct address to two or more persons, or to one person who represents a family, organization, etc.): You all come back now, hear? Tell your mother it s time you all came… … Universalium
you-all — (ˈ)yü|ȯl, ˈyȯl pronoun chiefly South : you usually used in addressing two or more persons or sometimes one person as representing also another or others down here we can always spot Yankees by the way they use you all in the singular Arthur… … Useful english dictionary
you-all — This special form of ‘you’ is a well known feature of colloquial speech in the American South. It appears to date only from the mid nineteenth century, though attempts have been made to trace it back to Shakespeare and the King James Bible.… … A dictionary of epithets and terms of address
you all — pronoun Plural form of you, including everyone being addressed. Im glad you all came here today … Wiktionary
you-all — [[t]yuˈɔl, yɔl[/t]] pron. Chiefly South Midland and Southern U.S. fun use (used in direct address to two or more people, or to one person who represents a family, organization, etc.): You all come back now, hear?[/ex] • Etymology: 1815–25, amer.… … From formal English to slang
you-all — or y all pronoun Date: 1631 chiefly Southern you usually used in addressing two or more persons … New Collegiate Dictionary
you all — pron. you in plural when addressing two or more people; you when addressing one person but representing another or others as well … English contemporary dictionary
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You all look the same to me — Album par Archive Sortie 12 mars2002 Enregistrement Southside Studios (Londres) Producteur(s) Archive Label … Wikipédia en Français