Last modified on 28 July 2014, at 04:57

all the way

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AdverbEdit

all the way (not comparable)

  1. To the end.
    • 1893, Walter Besant, “Prologue”, in The Ivory Gate:
      Athelstan Arundel walked home all the way, foaming and raging. No omnibus, cab, or conveyance ever built could contain a young man in such a rage. His mother lived at Pembridge Square, which is four good measured miles from Lincoln's Inn.
  2. (of food) With every typical accoutrement (condiment).
    • 2011, Al Thomas, Quiet Places of the Heart, page 35:
      “Two dogs and a burger all the way, hold the onions on the burger; coming right up.”

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