Why does "all together" spell separate and "separate" all together?
- Anonymous8 months ago
Oh the irony!
- 8 months ago
- ZirpLv 78 months 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
- sepiaLv 78 months ago
Altogether has been separated as "all together".
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- BrianLv 78 months 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.
- Dr WLv 78 months ago
what are you asking?