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Also, and all that. Et cetera, and so on; whatever else goes with this statement. For example, We can't afford eating out, since it's hard to find a baby sitter, they charge a lot, and all, or The contractor will supply the paint and all that. [First half of 1500s]

The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer.
Copyright © 1997. Published by Houghton Mifflin.
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