(to be) all for

Idiom Definition

Idiom Definition - all for

"(to be) all for"

to be completely in favor of;

to enthusiastically support or agree with


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Idiom Scenario 1

Idiom Definition - all for

Two colleagues are talking ...

Colleague 1: What do you think of the idea of the company instituting a flex-time work schedule?

Colleague 2: I am all for it. I always need to drop the children off early at school and I could drive straight to work after that. Arriving an hour early would allow me to get a lot of work done. I could then also leave early and pick up the kids after school. Flex-time would make my day a lot easier.

Colleague 1: So, you are in favor of flex-time?

Colleague 2: Absolutely.

Idiom Scenario 2

Idiom Definition - all for

A couple are talking ...

Wife: I am not sure that I really want to go out tonight. It has been a really long week and I am quite tired.

Husband: I am all for ordering a pizza and watching a movie on TV.

Wife: So, you wouldn't mind if we did not go out?

Husband: No, not at all. I would really rather stay in tonight.

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(to be) all for - Gerund Form:

Being all for the idea of selling their car, she put an advertisement in the internet.

(to be) all for - Examples:

1)  I am all for a flat tax but the worthless congress we have would not even consider it.

2)  I am all for feminism, being a woman myself. However, I do no agree at ...

3)  ... helps anyone move forward in a meaningful way, then I am all for it.

4)  ... spends a lot of time on the computer, typing for work, I am all for anything that saves me keystrokes and/or is easier on my wrists.

5)  Now, I am all for a free market-based economy. Competition drives initiative and creativity, leading to better ...

6)  The Church is all for science. Scientific discoveries are discoveries of God's thoughts.

7)  That's it exactly. And Dante is all for letting the free market flow! No more regulation! No protections! Everybody ...

8)  It's unsurprising behavior by liberals, who are all for tolerance, as long as it doesn't conflict with their point of view.

9)  We have liberals who are all for diversity, all kinds of diversity, except for political thought.

10)  Some might see fear and danger here, but we are all for any metric or methodology that makes us smarter about what drives an ad campaign.

11)  I guess he and the others are all for back-alley abortions and don't care about women's preventive care.

12)  I guess you are all for profiling? If we allow profiling to become a standard, it will cause ...

13)  I would hope that we are all for a strong independent country based on freedom.

14)  So you are all for discriminating against all members who have pledged and paid to be members.

15)  We are all for the safest form of energy as possible.

16)  I'm all for free trade, but it's got to be fair trade.

17)  I'm all for helping others if they are taking action steps and initiative to improve.

18)  I'm all for fusion, but there's a great place for respecting tradition.

19)  My relationship to power and authority is that I'm all for it. People need somebody to watch over them.

20)  I'm all for sticking with a comfortable interface and maintaining brand identity and all that, but ...