"all for" meaning in English

Preposition

  1. Completely in favour of.
    Categories (kind): English non-constituents, English prepositions 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. Merely for the sake of. Tags: of an undertaking

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