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a hundred and ten percent

An effort towards something that is greater than one believes one is capable of doing, i.e., beyond 100% of one's ability; often used as a motivation in sports. Primarily heard in US. Alright guys, we all need to dig deep for the second half of the game. Go out there and give a hundred and ten percent and bring home a win!
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As a result of the rate drop, in the aforementioned period, the use of mobile telephony increased by more than 110 percent and the number of those using mobile Internet services is steadily on the rise.
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TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran has discovered nearly 200 kg of illicit and synthetic drugs in the country's airports since the beginning of the current Iranian year (started March 21, 2014), a senior commander announced on Sunday, adding that the figure shows a 110 percent rise in seizures compared with the last year.
The big hike was in the price of a container of liquid petroleum gas (LPG), which was pushed up 110 percent overnight from 1,000 rials per kilo to 2,100 rials.
The technically exceptional dancers have been trained to give 110 percent all the time.
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NS: The results are significant increases in marketable yield: preliminary university and field demonstration trials have shown increases of 60 to 110 percent in bell peppers, 85 percent in onions and 15 to 30 percent in potatoes, with promising indications in corn and soybeans not yet harvested.
IBM has announced a new low-end IBM eServer system that offers 110 percent more performance at one-third lower cost than its predecessor, making it an attractive option for small- and medium-sized businesses.
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The kids' enthusiasm really rubs off on you--you know the kids are doing the best they can and giving 110 percent," said Burnett.
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ratio as high as 110 percent, requires no private mortgage insurance
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Superstar athletes are so good, McCormack argues, because they are willing to give 110 percent of themselves on any given day.
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