from top to toe


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from top to toe

Entirely. This is a fancy event, so you need to dress up from top to toe.
See also: toe, top

from top to toe

mainly BRITISH
COMMON You use from top to toe to talk about the whole of someone's body. Carefully, she began to wash her body from top to toe. She was trembling from top to toe. He's dressed from top to toe in black. Note: You can also use top-to-toe before a noun. A top-to-toe body treatment will make your skin feel great. Compare with from head to toe.
See also: toe, top

from ˌtop to ˈtoe

from the head to the feet; completely: We were covered in mud from top to toe.
See also: toe, top
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He is an abuser from top to toe and he has become habitual of abusing others.
PPP is immersed in corruption from top to toe and it has been its habit that PPP never accepts Supreme Court decisions, he said adding PPP has now refused to accept SC decision about formation of JIT.
Her outfit from top to toe was impeccably coordinated.
Resplendently kitted out from top to toe in a red and white cap and gown it all seemed rather fitting.
But it's important to cover up with the right kit against the elements - so we've found everything you need, from top to toe.
Head chef Dave Alebon, who was recently crowned Best Pub Chef at the Best of Broad Street Awards, said: "The refurbishment is a no holds barred re-vamp of the pub from top to toe.
Both looked stunning in their dresses, with the former Pussycat Doll opting for a sexy leather dress, while the N-Dubz star sparkled from top to toe in a lilac sequin number, the Daily Mail reported.
He threatened to cut her from top to toe and see her guts spill all over the pavement," said Mike Hammett, prosecuting.
The farmer just covered us in slurry from top to toe.
SIENNA Miller has turned in to the subject of her latest movie - from top to toe.
The Christmas tree was erected in Honley village at the beginning of the month and lit up with gay lights from top to toe.
Fingerprints, DNA, will show This is simply you from top to toe,
Gesells infant growth interpretations are addressed and condensed by way of the following terminology: general to the specific; growth stages; infant growth lines from top to toe and center to perifera; the tonic neck reflex; maturation; readiness; motor emphasis; internal infant drive to achieve; orderly and successive sequences of growth; and developmental integration.
My friend, recovering in hospital from a cancer operation, was visited the other night by her four-year-old granddaughter who marched into the ward dressed from top to toe in her little nurse's uniform.
It sounds pointless, but the Tahitians swear by it and it saves you having to smother yourself from top to toe with greasy body cream.