all for one and one for all
All the members of a group support each of the individual members, and the individual members pledge to support the group.
Note: “All for one and one for all” is best known as the motto of the title characters in the book The Three Musketeers, by the nineteenth-century French author Alexandre Dumas.
- All fours
all four limbs or extremities; the four legs or feet of an animal or both arms and both legs or both hands and both feet of a person: The cat rolled off the ledge but landed on all fours. (used with a singular verb). Also called high-low-jack, old sledge, pitch, seven-up. Cards. a game for […]
- All get out
all get out noun phrase The extreme or absolute case of what is indicated: overwhelmingly white, and affluent as all get-out (late 1800s+)
- All gone
Completely finished or used up, as in There’s no milk left; it’s all gone.
- All good
adjective wholly good; fine in every way Examples How’s your new job? It’s all good, man. Word Origin 1586 Usage Note slang