Meaning of ALL THE in English

ALL THE

all the 1 adj. phr. , dial. The only. A hut was all the home he ever had.

all the 2 adv. phr. Than otherwise; even. Used to emphasize comparative adjectives, adverbs, and nouns. Opening the windows made it all the hotter. Take a bus instead of walking and get home all the sooner. If you don't eat your dessert, all the more for us.

American idioms English vocabulary.      Английский словарь американских идиом.