One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
In every aspect; thoroughly or completely.‘Harriet was a political animal through and through’
in every respect, to the coreView synonyms
- ‘He is a consumer through and through - but a discerning consumer, who hates settling for second best.’
- ‘In every spectator's book, that still makes them champions, through and through.’
- ‘Considered one of the last performers to come out of the string band tradition, Armstrong is a bluesman through and through.’
- ‘The first, which he repeated almost obsessively in all manner of formulations, is that society is a moral reality through and through.’
- ‘When it comes to business I am an equal opportunity employer through and through.’
- ‘Then the demise of Social Security becomes a Republican deed through and through.’
- ‘However, I don't think anyone can defend the script or acting - it is terrible through and through.’
- ‘He may wear baseball boots, climbing trousers and T-shirts to work, but he is a businessman through and through.’
- ‘I am a republican through and through - and given half the chance I would abolish our monarchy tomorrow.’
- ‘I think he is a gentleman through and through but, as we all know, that is not a prerequisite for good managership.’
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