[ev-ree-thing] /ˈɛv riˌθɪŋ/
, or particular of an aggregate or total; all.
something extremely important:
This news means everything to us.
something that is extremely or most important:
Money is his everything.
the entirety of a specified or implied class: she lost everything in the War
a great deal, esp of something very important: she means everything to me
late 14c., from every + thing.
In addition to the idiom beginning with everything
- Everything but the kitchen sink
adjective phrase : Sunday dinner—salads with an everything-but-the-kitchensink touch noun phrase Everything imaginable •First used in such phrases as ”They hit us with everything but the kitchen sink” (WWII armed forces) Also, everything under the sun. Including just about everything, whether appropriate or not. For example, Our new car has every feature—everything but the kitchen […]
- Every time one turns around
Very often; too often. For example, Every time I turn around he’s asking for more money, or Something in this house breaks down every time I turn around.
[ev-ree-wey] /ˈɛv riˌweɪ/ adverb 1. in every way; in every direction, manner, or respect: They tried everyway to find the information.
[ev-ree-hwair, -wair] /ˈɛv riˌʰwɛər, -ˌwɛər/ adverb 1. in every place or part; in all places. /ˈɛvrɪˌwɛə/ adverb 1. to or in all parts or places adv. Old English æfre gehwær; see every + where. see: