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every bit

1. All (of something); every part (of something). That chocolate cake was so delicious that I ate every bit of it. Every bit of dust needs to be cleaned off these tables before your mother gets here. When you sign a contract, you should review every bit, including the fine print.
2. Just as; equally. I'm every bit as talented as Greg, and he got the promotion—I can't believe it!
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every bit

1. All of something, as in Eat every bit of that broccoli!
2. In all ways, equally. For example, He is every bit as smart as his sister. Also see every little bit helps.
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every bit

Informal
In all ways; equally: He is every bit as mean as she is.
See also: bit, every
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Pictured here looking every bit the style diva, we simply had to pay homage to this blonde bombshell, who lit up the big screen and looked sensational in silver.
But we won't be surprised when the Indigo Girls' next effort is every bit as good as this.
This homage/retrospective was organized by the artist's daughter, art historian Hannah Higgins, and Fluxus scholar Simon Anderson, and as an exhibition it seemed every bit as uninterested in categories as the artist himself was.
Attributing it to Maimonides is every bit as controversial as ascribing to Thomas Jefferson a belief in the existence of certain inalienable rights.
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For this reason, every bit of publicity about his sexuality carries great importance.
The human figures gracefully occupy an imaginary space every bit as phenomenal as the everyday world-a space in which plants, rain, shells, and animals share our very being as participants in a collective experience of life.
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Kramer is masterful at choosing perfect, utterly convincing voices, delivering a performance that captures, with impeccable timing, every bit of the zany humor.
Guy Aoki, who otherwise plows his field with rigor and righteousness and whose crusade is obviously every bit as legitimate as ours, got a run for his money a few days later when the old theatrical curmudgeon and legendary literary gay basher John Simon weighed in with one of his occasional pronouncements on the arts.
These drawings are sketches of a world as germane as it is cloistered, one that's every bit as preternatural as de Chirico's or Duchamp's.
They wed in May - and Stella now looks every bit the model mum and wife.