considering everything; on the whole
"in the raw"
"in the altogether"
"in his birthday suit"
"he was wholly convinced"
"entirely satisfied with the meal"
"it was completely different from what we expected"
"was completely at fault"
"a totally new situation"
"the directions were all wrong"
"it was not altogether her fault"
"an altogether new approach"
"a whole new idea"
"altogether he earns close to a million dollars"
"altogether, I'm sorry it happened"
"all in all, it's not so bad"
Circumcision is nothynge..but the keppynge of the commaundmentes of god is altogether.
出自：Bible (Tyndale): 1 Corinthians
误 When the news that our school football team had won the championship reached us, we cheered altogether.
正 When the news that our school football team had won the championship reached us, we cheered all together.
误 Ade and Cage are living altogether, but they have no plans to get married.
正 Ade and Cage are living together, but they have no plans to get married.
析 altogether是“完全,全然”的意思, together是“一起”的意思, all together则强调all,即“全体一起〔一致〕”。只有在作“总共”解时, altogether和all together才可以互换。例如：