every inch
phrasal to the utmost degree <
looks every inch a winner
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New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • every inch — ► every inch 1) the whole area or distance. 2) entirely; very much so. Main Entry: ↑inch …   English terms dictionary

  • every inch — {adv. phr.} To the last part, in every way; completely. * /He was every inch a man./ * /Henry looked every inch a soldier./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • every inch — {adv. phr.} To the last part, in every way; completely. * /He was every inch a man./ * /Henry looked every inch a soldier./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • every\ inch — adv. phr. To the last part, in every way; completely. He was every inch a man. Henry looked every inch a soldier …   Словарь американских идиом

  • every inch — adverb in every way; completely he was every inch a statesman …   Useful english dictionary

  • every inch — 1》 the whole surface, distance, or area. 2》 entirely; very much so. → inch …   English new terms dictionary

  • every inch — all the parts, each bit, each and every solitary portion …   English contemporary dictionary

  • every inch — idi in every respect; completely …   From formal English to slang

  • every inch — adverb totally, completely …   Wiktionary

  • every inch of somewhere — every inch of (somewhere) all of a place. Cassandra knows every inch of Boston. A layer of grease covered every inch of the engine room …   New idioms dictionary

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