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In total:‘they tried a dozen times all told’
in all, all told, in toto, taken together, in sum, counting them allView synonyms
- ‘Unlike the Smiths, there were probably only a dozen men all told in this group.’
- ‘It is, all told, one of the purest experiences you can have.’
- ‘So, a surprising weekend all told - it's going to be a lot fun showing our guest just a taste of what this fine little colony has to offer.’
- ‘Red Deer Press did well, with five awards all told, but even this didn't match their 1999 performance.’
- ‘The huge increase in health spending has brought a staff rise of 160,00, with the NHS now employing 1.3 million all told.’
- ‘Anyhow, I ended up coming out feeling springy and fit, and only missed breaking my record by 60 seconds, so it wasn't so bad, all told.’
- ‘Yet all told, its simplicities are gloriously redeemed by the novel's intricate take on sexuality, and its ecstatic and gilded prose.’
- ‘So February looks to be pretty promising all told.’
- ‘SRU supremo Bill Watson said that Premiership One clubs will lose an average of two players, which is up to 20 players all told.’
- ‘They have won three out of the last four championships and all told, have won a total of seven.’
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