all the way
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Also, the whole way. The entire distance, from start to finish, as in He ran all the way home, or The baby cried the whole way home. [Late 1700s]
Completely, as in I'm on your side all the way. [First half of 1900s]
See go all the way.
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How to use all the way in a sentence
It has durable imitation leather covering, metal parts are nickeled and it offers the daylight-all-the-way feature of the Kodaks.Kodaks and Kodak Supplies, 1914|Canadian Kodak Company