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“All ready” or “Already”


all ready / already are similar-sounding terms with different meanings (referred to as homophones). To better understand the differences, see below for definitions, pronunciation guides, and example sentences using each term. 👇


all ready: NA

already: (adverb) prior to a specified or implied time.


all ready: NA

already: ao·l·r·EH·d·iy


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Examples in Context

Examples of “all ready”

Examples of “already”

  • Because Dominick & Dominick already maintained a London office, the
  • in Schleswig and Holstein was already a numerous range of people,
  • young girl, her reputation had already begun to come under scrutiny,
  • when the customary addresses are already on the letter paper itself.
  • war crime charges were filed already during the Continuation War.
  • reason, power ships if constructed already, are a solution to bridge
  • Already in 1864 the Prussian occupying
  • that the Ilex lineage was already widespread prior to the end
  • ; although non-official pages had already appeared by then.
  • a further extension of Prussia's already overgrown power, and she began

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