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go all out

To put forth the utmost amount of energy, effort, enthusiasm, and/or resources (toward some task or action). You'll be going against a state champion in the next match, so you'll have to go all out if you want to beat her! The company went all out for Sam's retirement party, making it a gala affair and sparing no expense.
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go all out (for someone or something)

to do everything possible for someone or something. We went all out for George and threw a big party on his return. We went all out and it was not appreciated at all.
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go all out

to put all your energy or enthusiasm into what you are doing Supporters are going all out for him in this campaign. Huff was one of the toughest guys I've ever seen play the game - he just went all out on every single play.
Related vocabulary: full blast
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go all out

to use all your effort and energy to achieve something (often + to do sth) They went all out to make the party a success. (often + for ) The team is going all out for victory.
See also: all, out