One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Not very —‘it wasn't all that long ago’
- ‘Weather experts say that tornadoes in November are not all that rare.’
- ‘So you get the idea that it was not all that simple.’
- ‘Secondly, the alternatives are not all that great.’
- ‘First of all, I am not all that familiar with these ceremonial practices as I have never been involved in Indian religion.’
- ‘Yes, and you know, if you go back with a stop watch, it's not all that long.’
- ‘All this seems plausible enough, but many would argue that the link between all this and fundamentalism and violence is not all that obvious.’
- ‘Ironically, providing universal access is not all that difficult.’
- ‘Perhaps, he was not all that serious about it after all!’
- ‘To tell you the truth, it is not all that easy to become corrupt.’
- ‘It doesn't help I'm not all that sure what I'm looking for.’
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