[Ads-l] Headline: ''This is *all* of our fight!"

Barretts Mail mail.barretts at GMAIL.COM
Thu Jan 5 13:26:35 EST 2017

I think that is how I would put it in conversation. 

“This is a fight that belongs to all of us” is long 
“This is a fight of all of us” sounds awkward
“This is a fight for all of us” is perhaps the best

But none of these is parallel with “This is our fight.”

Benjamin Barrett
Formerly of Seattle, WA

> On 5 Jan 2017, at 09:52, Wilson Gray <hwgray at GMAIL.COM> wrote:
> Not merely a *part* of it!
> Except, of course, that's not what the headline means.

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