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to the nth degree

to the maximum amount. Jane is a perfectionist and tries to be careful to the nth degree. This scientific instrument is accurate to the nth degree.
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to the nth degree

as much or as far as possible It was a perfect evening - the parking, the dining, the service, everything worked to the nth degree. She pushed dance traditions to the nth degree.
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to the nth degree

as much or as far as possible What I find is that you can follow instructions to the nth degree and still get it wrong.
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to the nth degree

To the utmost, as in They'd decked out the house to the nth degree. This expression comes from mathematics, where to the nth means "to any required power" ( n standing for any number). It was first recorded in 1852.
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