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the whole shooting match

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishthe whole shooting matchthe whole shooting matchBritish English spokenALL/EVERYTHING everything, or an event that is the most complete of its kind We’re having a big church wedding with bridesmaids, a pageboy – the whole shooting match. shooting match
Examples from the Corpus
the whole shooting matchWhy not rerun the whole shooting match in every state that was too close to call?
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