all the way
phrasal to the full or entire extent ; as far as possible <
ran all the way home
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seated all the way in the back
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New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • all the way — or[the whole way] {adv. phr.} 1. From start to finish during the whole distance or time. * /Jack climbed all the way to the top of the tree./ * /Joe has played the whole way in the football game and it s almost over./ 2. In complete agreement;… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • all the way — or[the whole way] {adv. phr.} 1. From start to finish during the whole distance or time. * /Jack climbed all the way to the top of the tree./ * /Joe has played the whole way in the football game and it s almost over./ 2. In complete agreement;… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • All the Way… A Decade of Song — Infobox Album | Name = All the Way… A Decade of Song Type = Greatest hits Artist = Céline Dion Released = Start date|1999|11|12 Recorded = 1991 1999 Genre = Pop Length = 73:08 Label = Columbia, Epic Producer = David Foster, Walter Afanasieff,… …   Wikipedia

  • Jingle All the Way — Infobox Film name = Jingle All the Way imdb id = 0116705 starring = Arnold Schwarzenegger Sinbad Phil Hartman Rita Wilson Robert Conrad and Jim Belushi producer = Chris Columbus Michael Barnathan Mark Radcliffe director = Brian Levant writer =… …   Wikipedia

  • Turtles all the way down — refers to an infinite regression belief about cosmology, the nature of the universe.OriginThe most widely known version appears in Stephen Hawking s 1988 book A Brief History of Time, which starts:It is possible that the lady s comment came after …   Wikipedia

  • Hole in My Heart (All the Way to China) — Infobox Single Name = Hole In My Heart (All The Way To China) Artist = Cyndi Lauper from Album = The Great Cyndi Lauper (from the movie Vibes) B side = Boy Blue (Live) Released = 1988 Format = Vinyl (7 )Vinyl (12 ) CSS 5 CD 3 CD Recorded = 1988… …   Wikipedia

  • sob all the way to the bank — See: CRY ALL THE WAY TO THE BANK. Contrast: LAUGH ALL THE WAY TO THE BANK …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • sob all the way to the bank — See: CRY ALL THE WAY TO THE BANK. Contrast: LAUGH ALL THE WAY TO THE BANK …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • laugh all the way to the bank — {v. phr.} To have made a substantial amount of money either by lucky investment or by some fraudulent deal and rejoice over one s gains. * /If you had done what I suggested, you, too, could be laughing all the way to the bank./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • laugh all the way to the bank — {v. phr.} To have made a substantial amount of money either by lucky investment or by some fraudulent deal and rejoice over one s gains. * /If you had done what I suggested, you, too, could be laughing all the way to the bank./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

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