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110 proof

Extremely strong or potent. Its original sense refers to the alcohol content of liquor. This cleanser is 110 proof. If it can't get the stain out, nothing can. Is this mouthwash 110 proof? It's practically burning my mouth! Whew, this drink smells awfully strong—it must be 110 proof.
See also: 110, proof

a hundred and ten percent

An effort towards something that is greater than one believes one is capable of doing, i.e., beyond 100% of one's ability; often used as a motivation in sports. Primarily heard in US. Alright guys, we all need to dig deep for the second half of the game. Go out there and give a hundred and ten percent and bring home a win! We're going to have to give a hundred and ten percent if we want to get this project finished by the deadline. A win today secures our spot in the championship, so go out there and give 110%!
See also: and, hundred, percent, ten

be (a certain amount of pounds) soaking wet

To have a weight that one considers quite light. The addition of water makes things heavier, so one's weight "soaking wet" would be more than it is while one is dry. Ralph's about 100 pounds soaking wet. A strong breeze would blow him over! There's no way that boy meets the weight requirement for this rollercoaster. He's like 50 pounds soaking wet!
See also: amount, certain, of, soak, wet

give 110%

To put forth the absolute maximum amount of effort or energy possible (i.e., even more than is usually required or seems possible). We're going to have to give 110% if we want to get this project finished by the deadline. A win today secures our spot in the championship, so go out there and give 110%!
See also: give

weigh (a certain amount of pounds) soaking wet

To have a weight that one considers quite light. The addition of water makes things heavier, so one's weight "soaking wet" would be more than it is while one is dry. Ralph weighs about 100 pounds soaking wet. A strong breeze would blow him over! There's no way that boy meets the weight requirement for this rollercoaster. He weighs like 50 pounds soaking wet!
See also: amount, certain, of, soak, weigh, wet
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