All Together vs. Altogether

All Together
  • All at the same time or in the same place
    • example:  I saw them all together.
Altogether
  • Completely, in total, or overall
    • example:  She stopped looking at me altogether.

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Fun Fact
In the Middle Ages,
a “moment” was 90 seconds.

Examples

All Together
  • This is the first time they were all together.
  • These books are lying all together, in one spot.
  • It was the last time I saw them all together.
  • We spoke, all together, all at the same time!
Altogether
  • There are 15 books altogether.
  • I brought 10 people altogether.
  • We stopped seeing each other altogether.
  • I have 3 sisters altogether.
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