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six ways to Sunday (not comparable)

  1. (idiomatic, colloquial) Thoroughly, completely, in every way imaginable.
    • 1997, G.I. Jane (movie):
      He will fry me six ways to Sunday for sending daughters and young mothers off to war -- and, quite possibly, for bringing them back in body bags.
    • 2004, Frasier (episode 11.13):
      If she chips so much as one of my porcelain piggies, I'll sue her six ways to Sunday!
    • 2010, Regina Perry, I Kissed a Girl: A Virgin Lesbian Anthology:
      Her eyes were the color of bittersweet chocolate, made up in that sexy smudged I've-just-been-fucked-six-ways-from-Sunday look that I could never emulate without looking like I'd been sucker punched.
    • 2013, Scandal (season 3, episode 2), President Fitzgerald Grant, speaking to Vice President Sally Langston:
      I'm not lying, Sally. I had Jeannine Lock six ways to Sunday all over this White House. And after some soul searching on all of our parts I think my constituents are going to forgive me for it