- ev|ery|thingW1S1 [ˈevriθıŋ] pron1.) 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, everything else seemed to be going according to plan.2.) all the things in your life, work etc▪ Everything's fine at the moment.▪ I felt that everything was going wrong.3.) be/mean everything (to sb)to be the most important thing in someone's life▪ Money isn't everything.▪ His children mean everything to him.4.) have everythingto have all the things that people want in their lives▪ What do you buy for the man who has everything?5.) and everythingspoken and a lot of other similar things▪ Tina's worried about her work and everything.6.) have everything going for youto have all the qualities that are likely to make you succeed▪ You shouldn't worry so much - you've got everything going for you.7.) everything but the kitchen sink informalall 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!
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