Already vs. All Ready

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What´s the difference between "already" and "all ready"?

Already vs. All Ready

The order had "already" (previously) been shipped.
The order is "all ready" (all prepared) to be shipped.



6/13/2009 9:34:40 AM
Bob said:

Very helpful---thanks

10/1/2009 3:00:55 AM
Spelling said:

"Already" is nothing more than a misspelling of "all ready."

2/16/2012 12:59:52 PM
Chuck Boyd said:

According to the 1980 "Words on Words, A Dictionary for Writers and Others Who Care About Words," by John B. Bremner, there is no word "alright." He added "it is not all right, not at all right." He was my Journalism prof in 1960 at the University of San Diego. Thanks.


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