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each thing or all things
Everything was covered in a thick layer of dust.
I decided to tell her everything.
Apart from the bus arriving late,
seemed to be going according to plan.
all the things in your life, work etc
Everything's fine at the moment.
I felt that everything was going wrong.
be/mean everything (to somebody)
to be the most important thing in someone's life
Money isn't everything.
His children mean everything to him.
to have all the things that people want in their lives
What do you buy for the man who has everything?
and a lot of other similar things
Tina's worried about her work and everything.
have everything going for you
to have all the qualities that are likely to make you succeed
You shouldn't worry so much - you've got everything going for you.
everything but the kitchen sink
all the equipment that you need and also a lot of things that you do not need - used humorously
I think we've packed everything but the kitchen sink!
Definition from the Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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