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Extremely.‘if I was so all-fired bright why did I have to keep learning this same thing over and over?’
- ‘I was noting again the weird way in which the American press has done such a fine job reporting the scandal, and then turned around and done such an all-fired atrocious job analyzing the scandal.’
- ‘The guy fails to explain how he can get articles like this published if Rome is so all-fired authoritarian and violent.’
- ‘Bryce, if you're so all-fired hot about people not being childless, carry them yourself.’
- ‘I think I have a purpose to being here, as all-fired cheesy as that sounds.’
- ‘Well, maybe he should practice what he preaches, if it makes him so all-fired happy.’
- ‘So before I go spouting off about bishops full of sound and fury, signifying nothing, I think I should give them time and stop being so all-fired distrustful.’
- ‘But then, of course, it becomes all-fired difficult to explain why you think certain things should matter to everybody.’
- ‘If you're after being so all-fired concerned about ‘good’ and ‘evil,’ then why not do something about it and be done with it?!’
- ‘Calling your hero ‘The Man Without Fear’ doesn't really mean much when the audience can't clearly see what's supposed to be so all-fired frightening.’
- ‘So this is the real reason your daddy is so all-fired interested in getting rid of him.’
Extreme.‘we were in such an all-fired hurry to get there’
- ‘You remember, we were in such an all-fired hurry to get there, that we couldn't wait until the United Nations actually completed their search for weapons of mass destruction.’
- ‘Being in a huge rush to condemn can be, shall we say, an all-fired source of trouble when we stand before the pearly gates.’
- ‘You're the one who's in an all-fired hurry this morning.’
- ‘If we had been in an all-fired hurry, we too would have abandoned our order and moved to another vendor.’
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