be all there


be all there
(not) be all there informal to be slightly crazy.

Some of the things she said made me think she's not quite all there.


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  • all there — or[all here] {adj. phr.}, {informal} Understanding well; thinking clearly; not crazy. Usually used in negative sentences, * /Joe acted queerly and talked wildly, so we thought he was not all there./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • all there — or[all here] {adj. phr.}, {informal} Understanding well; thinking clearly; not crazy. Usually used in negative sentences, * /Joe acted queerly and talked wildly, so we thought he was not all there./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • all\ there — • all there • all here adj. phr. informal Understanding well; thinking clearly; not crazy. Usually used in negative sentences, Joe acted queerly and talked wildly, so we thought he was not all there …   Словарь американских идиом

  • all there with negative — informal in full possession of one s mental faculties: he s not quite all there. → all …   English new terms dictionary

  • all there — adjective 1. : in full possession of one s mental faculties : sane behaved in such a way as to make one wonder if he was quite all there not often in formal use 2. slang : alert and well informed : quick witted …   Useful english dictionary

  • all there — в своем уме Ever since he suffered that injury to his head, he has not been quite all there …   Idioms and examples

  • all there —  1. Alert. Shrewd. Efficient.  2. not all there Mentally deficient …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • all there — sane, of sound mind …   English contemporary dictionary

  • all there — idi+inf mentally competent …   From formal English to slang

  • not all there — (of a person) not fully alert and functioning he s not all there. Give him a couple of days to readjust * * * not all there informal used to describe a person who is somewhat strange or stupid Her aunt is very sweet but not all there (mentally).… …   Useful english dictionary

  • be all there — informal phrase if you say someone is all there, you mean they are of normal intelligence Is he all there? Thesaurus: words used to describe intelligent or wise peoplesynonym someone who is intelligent or well informedhyponym Main entry …   Useful english dictionary