“All done?”

English Lesson: All done?

You were eating lunch with your son. He seems to be finished eating. You want to ask if he's finished so you can clean up.

All done?

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All done?

This question means "Are you finished?" It sounds very gentle, so you can use it in situations like when you're:

  • seeing if your young child is finished eating
  • a waiter serving customers at a restaurant
  • clearing out dishes for guests at a dinner party that you're hosting

"All ___" often means "completely ___". That's what it means in this case.