Значение идиомы for all

[for all] 1. In spite of; even with, despite. – Used for contrast.

For all his city ways, he is a country boy at heart.

There maybe mistakes occasionally, but for all that, it is the best book on thesubject.

For all his money, he was very unhappy.

2. also [foraught] To the extent that. – Used like a negative with “care” and”know”.

For all I care, you can throw it away.

For all heknows, we might be in Boston.

Compare: AS FAR AS, ONCE AND FORALL.


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