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To a great or extreme extent:‘he was stubborn as all get out’
- ‘He's cute, dead sexy, funny as all get out, smart, single, and he lives 2,000 miles away.’
- ‘I'm descriptive as all get out when it comes to how people speak, but once those words are on paper and there's a grade involved, I turn in to the Prescriptive Grammar Queen.’
- ‘She was awkward as all get out, relentlessly drowning in unimportant details and entranced by the most ordinary of things.’
- ‘The team ownership was spectacular, and while many of the promotions were campy as all get out, they never did anything halfway.’
- ‘The image lacks detail and is grainy as all get out.’
- ‘He looked so smug sitting there, but handsome as all get out.’
- ‘Given that folks like him are prolific as all get out, it's tough to know where to start.’
- ‘It's more of the same syntho new wave, catchy as all get out with Roxie's strong vocals.’
- ‘The musicianship is exciting as all get out, but don't look for warmth.’
- ‘They always get mad as all get out when something happens, too.’
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