all too often

used for saying that something makes you sad or upset because it happens more often than you think it should

All too often, parents leave their children at home alone.


English dictionary. 2014.

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  • all too easily — phrase used for saying that something often happens, especially something bad Feelings of resentment can all too easily turn to anger. Thesaurus: often and many timessynonym Main entry: easily …   Useful english dictionary

  • all too easily — used for saying that something often happens, especially something bad Feelings of resentment can all too easily turn to anger …   English dictionary

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