whole shebang

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whole shebang

everything; the whole thing. Mary's all set to give a fancy dinner party. She's got a fine tablecloth, good crystal, and silverware, the whole shebang. How much do you want for the whole shebang?
See also: shebang, whole

whole shebang

Also, whole shooting match. See whole ball of wax.
See also: shebang, 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.
As had poor Ian, who finds himself yet again trying to hold the whole shooting match together in the wake of the recent arrest of the one man in the Square who they know didn't kill poor Lucy.
The Premier League is the place to go in, and I will be assisting Kevin McDonald, Tim and the whole shooting match.
The whole shooting match was closed down because the council withdrew funding.
It is also an American expression that has the same meaning as these expressions which you may already be familiar with: "the whole nine yards," "the whole shooting match," "the whole megillah" and "the whole ball of wax.
It happens, and every time they do an army of thumb-twiddling scribes grabs the opportunity to overanalyse the whole shooting match.
SUPER LEAGUE XVII has turned out to be a strange old competition and the first two departures from the play-offs sum up just how odd the whole shooting match has been.
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.
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.
Think of the money saved in council tax if they scrapped the whole shooting match.
I'm only being honest in saying I was thinking about the grounds I could have been playing at, the players I would have been against, the profile, the whole shooting match that comes with playing in the best league in the world.
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.