explore every avenue

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explore every avenue

To investigate or pursue every possible means to find a solution to a given problem or to achieve a desired outcome. Right now, we are exploring every avenue to catch the perpetrator of this heinous crime. We've explored every avenue, but I just can't see how we can continue to afford living in this house.
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explore every avenue, to

To investigate every conceivable possibility. Synonymous with leave no stone unturned, this expression dates from the early twentieth century. “He explores every avenue which may lead . . . to view his life in its new meaning” (The Saturday Review, 1926).
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Tax-exempt co-ops do a significant amount of work to address these basic needs, and we should be incentivizing them to explore every avenue to accomplish these goals not punishing them for using the resources designed to aid their efforts.
Mr Neil has requested the Scottish Government explore every avenue to save jobs at the firm's main base.
Ayerin, a House of Representatives aspirant, said the State should explore every avenue to ensure victory for President Muhammadu Buhari come February 2019.
He indicated that the railway sector was capital intensive, but since it is one of the flagship projects of the sitting government, his outfit would explore every avenue possible to see its success.
A Labour source said: "We have got to explore every avenue. But frankly I'm not very optimistic about the outcome."
"Also, as well as having medium to long-term plans, the government must react to issues as and when they arise and I believe it's right that they explore every avenue of support for our steel industry because of its huge national importance."
"But we (will) explore every avenue available in welcoming more refugees."
"We will not just be waiting for this legislation to become law, but will continue to explore every avenue we can to use existing legislation to prevent these harmful products being sold in Swansea.
"I know there are limits on how much a minister can intervene in these matters but I am willing to explore every avenue in order to save this unique institution."
She was to urge the nation's leaders to back the UN-mandated stabilisation force known as MISCA as it disarms militias and to "explore every avenue to ensure proper and full implementation" of a roadmap towards elections in 2015.
Cllr John Wynn Jones, Gwynedd Council's economy portfolio holder said: "It is clear more than one approach will be needed to explore every avenue in the development of this site for the future, and for the broader retention of jobs and skills in the area" The strategy's first phase concentrates on the current proposed timetable for the decommissioning of the site.
A council spokesman said they want the stadium thrive and must explore every avenue to ensure that continues to happen.
However, Waugh insisted that it is important that cricket authorities sit up and take action, saying that he believes that they must explore every avenue available to reduce and end the 'scourge'.
Boxing is all about displaying your abilities in the ring and to develop those skills you must explore every avenue.
"The only reason we left it so late was because we wanted to explore every avenue to honour the fixture, given one of our props went down injured on Saturday and was waiting on his scan results.