Meaning of ALL OUT in English

ALL OUT

adv. phr. , informal With all your strength, power, or determination; to the best of your ability; without holding back. Usually used in the phrase "go all out". We went all out to win the game. John went all out to finish the job and was very tired afterwards.

Compare: ALL THE WAY 2, FULL TILT, GO THE WHOLE HOG, GO TO ANY LENGTH, LEAVE A STONE UNTURNED, WITH MIGHT AND MAIN.

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