One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘he wasn't altogether happy’
completely, totally, entirely, absolutely, wholly, fully, thoroughly, utterly, quite, one hundred per cent, downright, unqualifiedly, in all respects, unconditionally, perfectly, unrestrictedly, consummately, undisputedly, unmitigatedly, wholeheartedly
lock, stock, and barrel, in toto
at all, very, terribly
2‘we have five offices altogether’
in all, all told, in toto, taken together, in sum, counting them all
3‘altogether it was a great evening’
on the whole, overall, all in all, all things considered, taking everything into account, taking everything into consideration, on balance, on average, for the most part, mostly, mainly, in the main, in general, generally, generally speaking, largely, by and large, to a large extent, to a great degree
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