"all for" meaning in English

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Preposition

Head templates: {{head|en|prepositions|head=}} all for, {{en-prep}} all for
  1. Completely in favour of.
    Sense id: all_for-en-prep-OxKK4WzY Categories (other): English non-constituents, English prepositions Disambiguation of English non-constituents: 69 31 Disambiguation of English prepositions: 83 17 Translations (completely in favour): kannattaa täysin (english: to be all for) (Finnish), completamente a favor (de) (Portuguese) Disambiguation of 'completely in favour': 99 1
  2. (of an undertaking) Merely for the sake of. Tags: of an undertaking
    Sense id: all_for-en-prep-me09eLAl

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