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every inch

Completely, wholly, as in He was every inch a leader, or I had to argue this case every inch of the way. [Early 1400s]
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every inch

In every respect; entirely: "Ay, every inch a king!" (Shakespeare).
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By all the saints, Richard, thou be every inch a King's son, an' though we made sour faces at the time, we be all the prouder of thee now.
He's a man, every inch of him and every atom of his gray matter.
Berry fruitful day Sunday FOLLOWING an excellent contest in the Wirral Sunday League's Division Two, leaders Wallasey Athletic were made to fight every inch of the way to overcome third-placed Halfway House and safeguard their flawless record.
New Delhi -- Indian Union Muslim League Sunday dubbed Bilawal Bhutto Zardari as one of the "daydreamers" in Pakistan for his Kashmir remarks and said that every inch of Indian territory will be protected to the last minute, Indian media reported.
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This is Elizabeth's first Hollywood blockbuster and she looked every inch the leading lady.
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ISLAMABAD -- Federal Minister for Ports & Shipping, Senator Kamran Michael said on Monday that every inch of land of the ports will be retrieved from the grabbers.
HER dad's a rock star and Georgia May Jagger's every inch the frock star.
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Summary: Muscat: Every second and every inch counts.
Richard Gere looks every inch the part as troubled hedge fund magnate Robert Miller who will need every inch of skill to escape from a potentially career-threatening trap he's found himself in.
Wearing a very low-cut black dress that put every inch of her favourite assets on display, the 28-year-old was perhaps not dressed for the occasion.
The brightest star in the sky, Happy Birthday Helen, we love and miss you with every inch of our hearts.
31sec, while Echo Lady made every inch to record an impressive five-length success over Toms Cailin in 28.