the whole shooting match

the whole shooting match

  (informal)
the whole of something, including everything that is connected with it There are four projects at present and Gerry's in charge of the whole shooting match.
See also: match, shoot, whole

the whole shooting match

verb
See also: match, shoot, whole
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Which means I'd give the whole shooting match just to be back where I was before I quit sleeping under the stars and come into the hen-coops
Yet this instance, in particular, will have lawyers sniffing blood and threatening the whole shooting match.
The Premier League is the place to go in, and I will be assisting Kevin McDonald, Tim and the whole shooting match.
It happens, and every time they do an army of thumb-twiddling scribes grabs the opportunity to overanalyse the whole shooting match.
But joyous as it was to be at Aintree, it was taxing on elderly folk to spend the Friday night in a suite at the hotel that used to be called Atlantic Tower, when you can watch the whole shooting match on television in the sitting-room.
the whole shooting match should be the best we can possibly do.
It is hard to know who was hurting most - Argentina because as hosts they expected to win the whole shooting match or Brazil, who were hoping to start taking the first steps to building the team that will win the World Cup in 2014 (which will be played on their soil).
Look, I enjoyed the whole shooting match and whatever your views on the monarchy, it gave Britain a boost in pretty grim times.
Everybody's there, from the companies making the big smelting furnaces that melt silicon and grow it into ingots, through cell manufacturing equipment people like us, the panel manufacturing and assembly equipment suppliers, the firms that make the fixtures that you bolt to your roof to house the panels, the panel installation equipment suppliers themselves, right through to the guys who provide the ladders and cherry-pickers for getting the whole shooting match up onto your roof.
That's right, for less than the price of a handful of pick 'n' mix, you could buy the whole shooting match including some of the best High Street shop-fronts in the land.
Think of the money saved in council tax if they scrapped the whole shooting match.
Potential buyers are queuing up and the hope is that the whole shooting match - the brewery and its canning operation, together with a portfolio of 100 pubs across the northwest and beyond - can be kept together and kept trading.
What Pininfarina needs is for Ratan Tata to buy the whole shooting match and use the styling house's still considerable talents to beautify the raft of new products he's got up his sleeve.
For that's exactly what this monstrous hole is: not a single thing, no galaxies, no stars, no cosmic dust, no gas, not even the enigmatic invisible stuff known to astronomers as "dark matter" which is thought to be a kind of gravitational glue holding the whole shooting match together.
They cancelled the whole shooting match and have now started to write to me complaining about me.