go the whole hog

go the whole hog
Go the whole hog
If you go the whole hog, you do something completely or to its limits.

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  • (the) whole hog —    copulation    Usually after courtship involving exploratory sexual acts, and in the phrase go the whole hog, meaning to do something completely, which was derived either from eating a male pig at a sitting or from drinking all of a hogshead of …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • go the whole hog — see under ↑whole • • • Main Entry: ↑go go the whole hog see under ↑whole • • • Main Entry: ↑hog go the whole hog 1. To do what one is doing thoroughly or completely …   Useful english dictionary

  • go\ the\ whole\ hog — • go the whole hog • go whole hog v. phr. informal To do something completely or thoroughly; to give all your strength or attention to something. When Bob became interested in model airplanes, he went the whole hog. The family went whole hog at… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • go the whole hog — or[go whole hog] {v. phr.}, {informal} To do something completely or thoroughly; to give all your strength or attention to something. * /When Bob became interested in model airplanes, he went the whole hog./ * /The family went whole hog at the… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • go the whole hog — or[go whole hog] {v. phr.}, {informal} To do something completely or thoroughly; to give all your strength or attention to something. * /When Bob became interested in model airplanes, he went the whole hog./ * /The family went whole hog at the… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • go the whole hog — British, American & Australian, American to do something as completely as possible. It was going to cost so much to repair my computer, I thought I might as well go the whole hog and buy a new one. I went whole hog and had a huge steak and French …   New idioms dictionary

  • go the whole hog — ► go the whole hog informal do something completely or thoroughly. Main Entry: ↑hog …   English terms dictionary

  • go the whole hog — verb To do something as entirely or completely as possible; to reserve or hold back nothing. If you can afford a new computer, you might as well go the whole hog and get it custom built. Syn: go all out, pull out all the stops …   Wiktionary

  • go the whole hog — make a thorough job of something They really went the whole hog in their efforts to welcome the foreign visitors …   Idioms and examples

  • go the whole hog —    If you go the whole hog, you do something completely or to its limits.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

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