Friday, 6 May 2016

Use of Whole, The whole of, all

Whole and All

Whole and all are same in meaning. These two are used before common noun with plural number.

I ate whole the mangoes.
He gave all the biscuits.
She purchased all the books from the shop.
I have given him whole sweets.
All the people want to be happy.
Whole the boys are of working in the field.

The whole of

‘The whole of’ is used with Proper noun but ‘whole’ is never used.

The whole of Bangladesh mourned for the death of the brave soldiers.
The whole of America were astonished when the enemies blast bomb in their country.
The whole of Europe are now in trouble.
When the teacher entered the class the whole of the students stood up.


All is used with both Proper noun and common noun.

All the students were happy by doing well in the examination.
All the girls are absent in the class today.
Please, give me all the books.
He took away all of my money from my pocket.
All the citizens of Bangladesh fought for the independence in 1973.

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