at all

In any way or manner, as in Is she able to sing at all?

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How to use at all in a sentence

  • "Then I'll go on the nothing-at-all system," said Jim with gloom.

    The Barrier | Allen French
  • "This won't do at-all-at-all," he said to Jessamy, as she took her seat on a limb of the bee tree.

    The Heritage of the Hills | Arthur P. Hankins
  • One can idle along the highways and the byways and the noways-at-all, utterly carefree, surrounded by wild and beautiful scenery.

    The Rules of the Game | Stewart Edward White
  • The wife was maid-of-all-work in doors, while the husband was Jack-at-all-trades outside.