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go the whole hog

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishgo the whole hoggo the whole hoginformalCOMPLETE to do something thoroughly Let’s go the whole hog and order champagne. hog
Examples from the Corpus
go the whole hogThe Siemens display goes the whole hog.And when you've claimed that much land, why not go the whole hog and put a roof over it as well.Are they about kissing, petting or going the whole hog, as one might say?You could hire taxis, or go the whole hog and hire a chauffeur-driven car for the day.Mortified by the twist in his sobriety, George decided to go the whole hog and join the Total Abstinence Society.We decided to go whole hog and stay at the Hilton.Taking a deep breath we elected to go the whole hog and print 16 pages.Brailsford was one of the few popular frontists prepared to go the whole hog and accept this.He reckoned now he was in, he might as well go the whole hog.
go the whole hoggo the whole hog (also go whole hog American English) informalCOMPLETE to do something as completely or as well as you can, without any limits I’m gonna go whole hog and have a live band at the barbecue. whole
Examples from the Corpus
go the whole hogHe reckoned now he was in, he might as well go the whole hog.The Siemens display goes the whole hog.Brailsford was one of the few popular frontists prepared to go the whole hog and accept this.You could hire taxis, or go the whole hog and hire a chauffeur-driven car for the day.Mortified by the twist in his sobriety, George decided to go the whole hog and join the Total Abstinence Society.Taking a deep breath we elected to go the whole hog and print 16 pages.And when you've claimed that much land, why not go the whole hog and put a roof over it as well.Are they about kissing, petting or going the whole hog, as one might say?
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