(all) too true

(all) too true
( all/only/) too true phrase
used for saying that something is true when you wish that it was not

Sadly the rumour is all too true.

Thesaurus: ways of emphasizing that something is true or exactsynonym
Main entry: true

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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