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whole works

everything; the complete amount. I cashed my paycheck and lost the whole works playing the ponies.
See also: whole, work
References in classic literature ?
For if we take his whole works, at times we plow through pages of dry-as-dust argument where there is never a glimmer of that beauty which makes poetry a joy, till we grow weary of it.
Very often a definite theme may be found about which the whole work centers, as for instance in 'Macbeth,' The Ruin of a Man through Yielding to Evil.
One of many entries into the premium soft-sided cooler segment, this new model from Polar Bear does what the company promises: Closed-cell foam insulation keeps beverages cold and a leakproof, puncture-resistant inner liner keeps the whole works contained.
Hourly work in the field of hunting - the whole works on hunting, hunting m.
Tata left the whole works in such a bad state and much more work is required than first thought.
Real coach Manuel Pellegrini said: "There are no particulars for Ronaldo, it's the way the team as a whole works which I'm interested in.
The whole works brilliantly and on one long haul to an airport with four adults and loads of luggage, it returned 51 miles per gallon.
It is the first time the Commission has reviewed how the NHS system as a whole works together.
There were lots of Celtic scarfs, flags and tops in the audience and Rod was giving it the whole works.
It explores the philosophical issues that Allen's comedy explicitly addresses, whether just as the subjects of puns and jokes or as the guiding themes of whole works, such as the identity problem in Zelig, the relation between reality and art in The Purple Rose of Cairo, and the objective value of morality in Crimes and Misdemeanors.
So, instead of each day just dumping the five gallon bucket or so of press cakes onto the compost hill, I now excitedly mix the whole works into the moose's ration and into her trough.
The report said: "The board should improve the Trust's working relationship with key partners and stakeholders, particularly Northern Birmingham Primary Care Trust, in order to ensure that the local health economy as a whole works more effectively.
Despite this, the book as a whole works and certainly keeps the reader involved until the conclusion.
The speech is probably the best known quotation from the whole of Sounders Lewis's substantial literary output, and is considered by scholars and literary men and women to be amongst the purple passages from Lewis's whole works, probably recalling Shakespeare at his most sublime.
As an appendix to her study, Broomhall has compiled a valuable checklist of printed editions of French women's writings from 1485 to 1599, including not only whole works published by women, but also women's contributions to works by others.