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Anonymous asked in Education & ReferenceOther - Education · 4 weeks ago

Why does "all together" spell separate and "separate" all together?

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  • Anonymous
    3 weeks ago

    Oh the irony!   

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  • 4 weeks ago

    WHY NOT........

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  • Zirp
    Lv 7
    4 weeks ago

    Why does "all together" spell separate?

    It doesn't always, and the two spellings have different meanings.

    Unfortunately there's an american fad to put spaces where they don't belong, leading to writings like:

    a sex partner (as if a partner can be sex)

    over populating (as if we stopped)

    to race mix

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  • sepia
    Lv 7
    4 weeks ago

    Altogether has been separated as "all together".

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  • Anonymous
    4 weeks ago

    Altogether is an adverb meaning entirely, all told, or on the whole. It doesn’t function in any other way. The two-word all together is the appropriate phrase wherever the adverbial altogether wouldn’t work.

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  • Dr W
    Lv 7
    4 weeks ago

    what are you asking?

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