every inch of

every inch of somewhere

all of a place Cassandra knows every inch of Boston. A layer of grease covered every inch of the engine room.
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I never saw him when we forded the river; when we planted the English flag in the first breach; when we crossed the ditch beyond; and, fighting every inch of our way, entered the town.
There was a sufficient chink in the obsolete venetians, and through it we saw every inch of the picturesque board.
He was old now, but when he was young he must have been splendid; he had still a proud way of holding his head and arching his neck; in fact, he was a high-bred, fine-mannered, noble old horse, every inch of him.
And we had been compelled to row, in a dead calm, practically every inch of the way.
Every inch of her was charged with an energy that made itself felt the moment she entered a room.
Her mother hastened to explain, smiles breaking from every inch of her person.
Our Emperor joined the army to encourage it to defend every inch of Russian soil and not to retreat.
He crawled straight toward Grey Beaver, every inch of his progress becoming slower and more painful.
With a hunger and thirst upon me, father, which have never been for a moment appeased; with an ardent impulse towards some region where rules, and figures, and definitions were not quite absolute; I have grown up, battling every inch of my way.
The red men had not yet forced the outer palace wall, but they were fighting nobly against the best that Okar afforded--valiant warriors who contested every inch of the way.
Come on now, we'll search every inch of the ground over which you traveled this morning, Professor.
Every inch of the rail, the body, even the spokes, all were twined with yellow and green and white.
Eager faces strained round pillars and corners, to get a sight of him; spectators in back rows stood up, not to miss a hair of him; people on the floor of the court, laid their hands on the shoulders of the people before them, to help themselves, at anybody's cost, to a view of him--stood a-tiptoe, got upon ledges, stood upon next to nothing, to see every inch of him.
But what I chiefly admired, and thought altogether unaccountable, was the strong disposition I observed in them towards news and politics, perpetually inquiring into public affairs, giving their judgments in matters of state, and passionately disputing every inch of a party opinion.
She was indeed the proud daughter of a thousand jeddaks, every inch of her dear, precious little body; so small, so frail beside the towering warriors around her, but in her majesty dwarfing them into insignificance; she was the mightiest figure among them and I verily believe that they felt it.