But in terms of what is important for me as an individual, do I want gay marriage to be the be-all end-all?
On the contrary, it used to be the be-all, end-all of hip-hop journalism.
The whole moral code was rendered impotent by them, while ceremonial cleansing was the be-all and end-all of their system.
This is the be-all and end-all of his mission,—to make them acquainted with themselves.
Literary proficiency ranked as the be-all and end-all of existence.
As an end-all and be-all of geographical knowledge it is fatally restricted.
You think Rugger and such like the be-all and end-all of our existence.
Then he had conceived the old hectic life the only one worth knowing, the be-all and end-all of modern felicity.
Mere representation, therefore, is with him the be-all and the end-all of art.
And thus the caste-prescribed trade becomes the be-all and the end-all of life.