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the full monty

slang All of the options of a particular range; the works. I don't want the basic package—I want the full monty!
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the full monty

BRITISH, INFORMAL
If you say that something is the full monty, you mean that it is as complete or extreme as possible. The band opened with two new songs. They're promising the full monty at their two Brixton Academy shows. It's £35 for two courses and £50 for the full monty.
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the full monty

the full amount expected, desired, or possible. informal
The origin of this expression is unclear. Among various, though unsubstantiated theories, one cites as the source the phrase the full Montague Burton , apparently meaning ‘a complete three-piece suit’ (from the name of a tailor of made-to-measure clothing in the early 20th century). Another theory recounts the possibility of a military origin, with the full monty being ‘the full cooked English breakfast’ insisted upon by Field Marshal Montgomery .
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the ˌfull ˈmonty

the full amount that people expect or want: They’ll do the full monty (= take off all their clothes) if you pay them enough.This expression may refer to Field Marshal Montgomery (‘Monty’), who insisted on a full cooked English breakfast wherever he went; or it might refer to a full three-piece suit from the tailors Montague Burton.
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Victoria took Monty to the Haygate Veterinary Centre in Madeley, where underwent an operation.
The "first official Monty Python Guinness World Record attempt" will take place on the anniversary date itself, with the "Largest Gathering of People Dressed as Gumbys" - a recurring character in Python sketches.
Meanwhile, Monty attended the RHS Malvern Spring Festival over the weekend, where he admits to experiencing a "flicker of flattery" with his celebrity status.
Monty's tertiary education culminated in several degrees and diplomas: BSc (University of Cape Town) in 1979, MB ChB (UCT) in 1984, Dip Mid (College of Medicine of South Africa) in 1986, FCOG (SA) in 1992, MMed (O&G) in 1993, B Endoscopy (Gynaecological Endoscopic Surgical Education and Assessment) in 2016, and MIGS (Minimal Invasive Gynaecological Surgeon), European Academy of Gynaecological Surgery, in 2017.
Eventually, after multiple requests, Monty left and police arrived a short time later.
"Monty and David are back by popular demand," said Brewery owner, John Pankauski, who produces the venue's Singer-Songwriter Summer Music Series.
Along each journey, Monty provides expert commentary on how these horticultural masterpieces were created and the people behind them.
Monty called the speech, which Trump delivered in Phoenix after a whirlwind trip to Mexico earlier in the day, a "complete betrayal to Republican ideals and his [commitments] made." Monty also said the GOP "must reclaim our Party from the [nativist] elements."
A maiden JORC 2012 compliant Indicated and Inferred Resource of 1.05 million tonnes grading 9.4% copper and 1.6g/t gold was completed for the Monty copper-gold VMS deposit in April 2016 (see ASX Announcement - 13 April 2016), providing the foundation for a potential new satellite mining operation located 10km east of the DeGrussa Copper-Gold Project.The area of the Mining Lease Application is approximately 16.42 km2 and covers the footprint of the known mineralisation of the Monty VMS deposit as well as the surrounding area which will be required for a box-cut and decline portal and other supporting mine infrastructure and services such as an electrical sub-station to provide power to the underground mine, workshops and offices.
When the passion finally fades, Monty must face the fact that the sultry distraction has not exactly helped him sort out his life. 
In the past Monty has won a television, a box of Snack-A-Jacks, a weekend trip to Carmarthen and a T-shirt, but this is the first time he's won money.
And when Monty's mate for the past two years, Glesni, arrived, she found another female, Blue 24, getting friendly with Monty.
Three-year-old brindle Staffies Jip and Monty have been repeatedly overlooked by visitors to an animal welfare centre.
Josie Clarke reports JOHN Lewis has unveiled its PS7m Christmas campaign featuring a young boy and his penguin friend Monty in what is widely considered to be one of the major advertising events of the year.
At the weekend he saw his rare Monty Python foot - instantly recognisable to fans of the groundbreaking BBC TV comedy series - sell for PS16,800 (including auctioneer's com-At the weekend he saw his rare Monty Python foot - instantly recognisable to fans of the groundbreaking BBC TV comedy series - sell for PS16,800 (including auctioneer's commission).