go the whole hog


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go the whole hog

  (British, American & Australian) also go whole hog (American)
to do something as completely as possible It was going to cost so much to repair my computer, I thought I might as well go the whole hog and buy a new one. I went whole hog and had a huge steak and French fries.
See also: hog, whole
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If Coventry council really wants to go into the waste processing business, why not go the whole hog and enter the nuclear waste processing business.
in the highest regard, then why not go the whole hog and pay them accordingly.
But there really is no need to go the whole hog and look like a Los Angeles hooker.
Pity they didn't go the whole hog and rename the brand Anarchy Spreadable.
You might as well go the whole hog and get out of the house - save yourself all that bother.
After drafting the 28-year-old former New Zealand rugby league international into his party, England head coach Brian Ashton could now go the whole hog and hand 'The Volcano' a starting place - just nine games and nine tries into his Gloucester career - against Wales at Twickenham on February 2.
I'm amazed they didn't go the whole hog and give her a moustache like Bronson's too.
Why didn't the all weather track owners go the whole hog and use a pantomime horse?
Motorbike enthusiasts can now go the whole hog and finance their passion with a credit card backed by one of the world's most famous manufacturers.
Of course we could go the whole hog and include a brass band with some cheer leaders hanging around the booth to remind the voter that they are selling themselves to a political ideal.
Why not go the whole hog, put people to sleep with mental illnesses, drug addicts and obese people.
Maybe he'll go the whole hog and suggest compulsory euthanasia for the over-75s - unless they are on a big pension, of course.
I hope if we are going to use it that we go the whole hog and get all the technology available.
If you're going to force us to wear tights and look like ladyboys, we might as well go the whole hog.
It's a good job I don't go the whole hog and wear a pith helmet.