space can make a considerable difference when it comes to
words. It can also mean nothing at all. Let’s check this
vs. All together
of these deal with the idea of the whole, the entirety.
Without the space, altogether is an adverb that means
completely or wholly. With the space, all together is
a noun phrase that means in a group.
adverb altogether refers to something in its
altogether fed up. Four o’clock in the morning is
altogether too early.
noun phrase all together refers to all the members of
a group. While all together is a noun phrase in
form, it often functions as an adverb in the sentence.
themselves, the Acoli were not a threat, but all together,
they made a fierce and formidable force.
together, we went to the show.
The noun phrase any time and the
adverb anytime are essentially synonymous in meaning.
The difference is that the preposition at is absorbed
when the adverb anytime is used.
be done at any time. versus This can be
make sure to use the two-word version when the phrase
contains an adjective modifying a noun that is used as a
subject or object in the sentence.
will not have any time to relax until next Thursday.