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All that

  • everything of that kind; all that sort.
    With singing, laughing, ogling, and all that. Pope.
    The rank is but the guinea's stamp, The man's the gowd [gold] for a'that. Burns.
Webster 1913

For that

  • . See under For, prep.
Webster 1913

In that

  • adverb (formal) in or into that thing or place
    therein; in this.
    • they can read therein what our plans are
WordNet
  • . See under In, prep.
Webster 1913

"Rowling never met an adverb she didn't like."

-Stephen King on J.K Rowling's excessive use of adverbs.

Fear not the Adverb Hell!

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