Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Overall"

The meaning of "Overall" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does overall mean?
A: Overall, the program is a great value.

What is the overall effect of the poem?
Q: What does overall mean?
A: You use overall to indicate that you are talking about a situation in general or about the whole of something.

Cut down your overall amount of physical activity.
- In this sense, overall means total.
It is usually the mother who assumes overall care of the children.
- In this sense, overall could mean: total, full, or general.

Overall I was disappointed in his performance.
- In this sense, overall means that the prevailing feeling was one of disappointment.

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Example sentences using "Overall"

Q: Please show me example sentences with overall.
A: ‘The team scored 65 points overall’
‘Overall, the meeting was a success’
(as a connective)

‘The painter wore overalls’
‘I bought a pair of overalls’
(as a noun/item of clothing)
Q: Please show me example sentences with overall.
A: Overall, I am very satisfied.
Overall, the product works fine.
Overall is just used very often at the beginning of a sentence
Q: Please show me example sentences with overall, moreover and rather.
A: He might have slight anger issues but overall he is a good person. I have school and moreover I work. I would rather eat cucumbers than gummy bears.
Q: Please show me example sentences with overall.
A: - Overall I liked the film, but I didn't like that particular character.
- We had a few bad days, but overall the holiday was great.
Q: Please show me example sentences with overall.
A: There were a few boring parts, but overall it was a fun day.

Synonyms of "Overall" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between overall and entire ?
A: Both are adverbs. Overall is generally with everything considered while whole is (colloquial) in entirety; entirely; wholly. (both can be used interchangeably)
Q: What is the difference between "overall" and "overview" ?
A: overview - is a noun, means “summary”
overall - is an adverb or adjective, means “in summation”

examples:

“Here is an overview of the meeting”

“Overall, the meeting went well”
Q: What is the difference between all and overall ?
A: All is referring to many things- for example 'All of these people, all of the pens, all of those cakes' etc

Overall is more of a summarising statement. For example 'Overall the football game was enjoyable, the overall length of the house, the overall cost of the shopping
Q: What is the difference between overall and entire ?
A: "entire" means all of something, nothing is left out

"she ate the entire cake" means she did not leave any of the cake behind, she ate all of it, she ate 100% of it

"overall" means "as a whole", or "for the most part", or "in general", or "taking everything into account", or "altogether"

"overall, the day was good" means that some parts of the day may have been bad, but the good parts of the day outweighed the bad parts of the day
Q: What is the difference between overall and above all ?
A: Overall means generally.
Above all means the best, or most importantly.

Translations of "Overall"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? "overall"
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Other questions about "Overall"

Q: part-1
After changing into overalls, ALF and three other sanitation workers began to collect rubbish along street. It is almost noon, they arrived at Mrs. Frost’s house. When ALF was just getting out of the dust-cart, he saw his wife was leaving Mrs. Frost’s house. he immediately went back to the car and hid himself in order to be caught by his wife.
Since he had gotten married, Alf was embarrassed to say the truth about his job all the time, for the simple reason that the people who do manual work have lower status than people who work in offices——but manual worker often have more earning actually. Because of this, Alf’s wife has never been discovering that her husband is a sanitation workers.
Does this sound natural?
A: × part-1
✓ part-1


× After changing into overalls, ALF and three other sanitation workers began to collect rubbish along street.
✓ After changing into overalls, Alf and three other sanitation workers began collecting garbage along the street.

× It is almost noon, they arrived at Mrs. Frost’s house.
✓ At about noon, they arrived at Mrs. Frost’s house.

× When ALF was just getting out of the dust-cart, he saw his wife was leaving Mrs. Frost’s house.
✓ As Alf was getting out of the truck, he saw his wife leaving Mrs. Frost’s house,

× he immediately went back to the car and hid himself in order to be caught by his wife.
✓ and immediately went back to the garbage truck and hid in order not to be caught by his wife.

× Since he had gotten married, Alf was embarrassed to say the truth about his job all the time, for the simple reason that the people who do manual work have lower status than people who work in offices——but manual worker often have more earning actually.
✓ Ever since he was married, Alf has been embarrassed to admit to his wife what he does for a living. Even though garbage collectors often earn a very good salary, he is ashamed.

× Because of this, Alf’s wife has never been discovering that her husband is a sanitation workers.
✓ Because of Alf’s deceptions, his wife has never discovered what he does for work. Although it is an honest occupation, he is still ashamed.

Q: Please show me how to pronounce overall.
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Q: I dropped off my overalls to be mended with the seamstress on the way to work. Does this sound natural?
A: I dropped off my overalls to be mended BY the seamstress on the way to work.
Q: I dropped off my overalls to be mended at the alterative shop on the way to work. Does this sound natural?
A: At the alteration shop. Or with the seamstress.

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