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Related to and all: boots and all
1. Along with other things of the same kind; all the rest; and so forth; et cetera. To buy my plane ticket around the world, I had to sell everything I owned—house, car, and all!
2. Used parenthetically at the end of a statement or remark to create a pause in speech, often carrying a degree of trivialization for that which is being discussed or remarked upon. If you love me and all, please stop going out every night.
3. In addition; too; as well. Used at the end of a clause for emphasis. Primarily heard in UK. These politicians think we believe them and all, but I wouldn't trust them as far as I can throw them.
and all that
Along with the rest; and so forth; et cetera. Yes, yes, take care and all that, I'll see you soon.
Also, and all that. Et cetera, and so on; whatever else goes with this statement. For example, We can't afford eating out, since it's hard to find a baby sitter, they charge a lot, and all , or The contractor will supply the paint and all that. [First half of 1500s]
1. And other things of the same type: "The only thing they seemed to have in common was their cowboy gear, ten-gallon hats and all" (Edward Chen).
2. Being included: devoured the peanuts, shells and all.