for all the world as if/though...

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for all the world as if (someone or something)

Exactly; in every way. Wow, you look for all the world as if you did something wrong—why the guilty face?
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for all the world as though (someone or something)

Exactly; in every way. Wow, you look for all the world as though you did something wrong—why the guilty face?
See also: all, though, world

for all the ˈworld as if/though...

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for all the ˈworld like somebody/something

(written) exactly as if...; exactly like somebody/something: She stood up and shouted at him, then sat down and went on with her work for all the world as if nothing had happened.
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