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go the (full) distance

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishgo the (full) distancego the (full) distanceinformalDS to finish something you have started Do you think Greg will go the distance this time? distance
Examples from the Corpus
go the (full) distanceEither can go the distance, but one is ever-so-much more delightful.Physically the Decimax should go the distance, too.Together, they go the distance.But since the State is unwilling to go the distance alone, rest assured his answer will be no.Along the way pilots take photographs of certain landmarks to prove they've gone the distance.Steve Kemp and I became involved in a marathon match which went the full distance.For those who went the distance it was time to reflect on their achievement.
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