Example sentences for: all-out

How can you use “all-out” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • From late 1963 to early 1965, Logevall claims, the Johnson administration faced a deliberate choice about whether it should raise or lower the stakes in Vietnam: Make it an all-out test of will, which it became, or look for an excuse to leave--perhaps with the claim that the regime in the South had become too ill-behaved to be worth further U.S. support or lives.

  • Broadway's revival of this amateur-theater staple gets solid reviews and a few performers get all-out raves, most notably Kristin Chenoweth as Sally Brown.

  • A WP "Style" section piece says that British newspapers still carry on in "all-out wretched-excess mode" about Princess Diana, almost a year after her death.

  • And recent Oscar winner Helen Hunt is determined to have a baby with or without her fiance, actor Hank Azaria, according to the Star . "I'm going all-out to get pregnant," the publication reports her confiding to a "pal," although it doesn't explain what she plans to do if Azaria refuses to cooperate.

  • Wouldn't we all have been better off, Sterba asks, if the United States, on its own, had dispatched a few warships to stop the Serbian barrage of Dubrovnik before it spiraled into the all-out war in Bosnia?


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