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1‘the guards searched through everything’
each item, each thing, every article, every single thing, the lot, the whole lot, the entirety, the total, the aggregate
informal the whole caboodle, the whole kit and caboodle, the whole shooting match, the whole shebang, everything but the kitchen sink
British informal the full monty
North American informal the whole ball of wax, the whole nine yards
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