"all the marbles" meaning in English

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Noun

Audio: en-au-all the marbles.ogg [Australia]
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  1. (idiomatic) everything; all that is to be had. Tags: idiomatic, plural, plural-only
    Sense id: all_the_marbles-en-noun-AKFJT8I8 Categories (other): English pluralia tantum Synonyms: everything

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      "word": "all she wrote"
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      "word": "hook"
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      "word": "line and sinker"
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      "word": "lost one's marbles"
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