all there
all there
Fig. alert, aware, and mentally sound. (Usually negative.) •

After talking with Larry today, I get the feeling that he's not quite all there.

You do such foolish things sometimes! I wonder if you're all there.

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or[all here] {adj. phr.}, {informal} Understanding well; thinking clearly; not crazy. - Usually used in negative sentences, * /Joe acted queerly and talked wildly, so we thought he was not all there./

Dictionary of American idioms. 2013.

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