all in one piece

all in one piece

Uninjured or unharmed; fully intact. We are lucky to have walked away from that car accident all in one piece. I made sure to pack the heirloom carefully so that it would still be all in one piece when it reached my daughter.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

all in one piece

Fig. safely; without damage. Her son came home from school all in one piece, even though he had been in a fight. The package was handled carelessly, but the vase inside arrived all in one piece.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

all in one piece

Also, in one piece.Entirely undamaged or unharmed, as in Given all the airport delays and bad weather, we were glad to arrive all in one piece, or She was relieved when he returned from Nepal in one piece. [Early 1800s]
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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