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go the whole nine yards

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go the whole nine yards

verb phrase

To do the utmost; go the limit, go the whole hog: I went the whole nine yards (1960s+)

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The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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