All, the whole
How to use the words all and the whole correctly.
|We use all or all of to express the total number or amount of something.||all (of) my friends, all (of) the time
All (of) my friends visited me in the hospital.
|We usually use all or all of with uncountable nouns.||all (of) the money, all (of) the oil
She has spent all (of) the money on cosmetics.
|We usually use all of with personal pronouns it, them, etc.||all of them, all of it
Have you invited all of them?
|All can be placed after the personal pronouns you, we, they, them, us.||we all, they all
We all enjoyed the concert.
|We usually use the whole or the whole of with singular countable nouns.||the whole meeting, my whole life
She lived in the same house her whole life.
|All, the whole|
|Both all and the whole can be used with time expressions. However, all is used more often.||all day / the whole day
all morning / the whole morning
I was there all day.
I was there the whole day.
|Practice exercise (lower-intermediate) Exercise: all, the whole|