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Strongly in favour of:‘I was all for tolerance’
in favour of, pro, for, giving support to, giving backing to, right behind, encouraging of, approving of, sympathetic toView synonyms
- ‘I'm all for seniors tackling technology with a song in their heart but your kitchen is your kitchen.’
- ‘I'm all for movies being made on digital video and released in cinemas.’
- ‘In general, I'm all for investment trusts when they are trading on large discounts.’
- ‘They are all for the odd shock, but not every other week.’
- ‘One councillor was all for breaking off negotiations with the association.’
- ‘I am all for protecting species because they are useful, or aesthetically pleasing.’
- ‘I am all for recycling, but I don't see how we will gain anything from such a poorly managed scheme.’
- ‘I was all for using my paddle as a club and bashing the living daylights out of it if it got any closer.’
- ‘After speaking a bit, I asked him if he'd be down for an interview, and he was all for it.’
- ‘I'm all for experiment and economy, but a less ambitious reading might be more coherent.’
- ‘That is to say 95 per cent of the public who use taxis would be all for an additional test.’
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