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full whack

1. adverb At the highest, fullest, or maximum capacity or effect. Our servers have been running full whack ever since we released our online multiplayer game.
2. noun The highest, fullest, or maximum amount, capacity, or effect. They had turned the stove on to full whack without telling us, and we ended up burning our roast. John always pays the full whack for the newest technology.
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Finally, he gave it - the full whack, the bottle smashed "and the celebrations could begin.
BTW Coventry's private schools, judging by their web sites, are less expensive than average for private schools and lots of pupils are not charged full whack.
They should receive a pension that reflected their period of service not the full whack once they had served just two years.
Fees are about pounds 30,000 a year and as there are some 1,300 pupils at Eton, most paying the full whack, it adds up to a nice little bundle.
The 2010 season begins in February with a script-in-hand reading of Gwenno Dafydd's play, Paying The Full Whack, which is about two Valleys soldiers who fight in the Falklands War and the effect it has on their families.
Then, if you are foolish enough to hold down a job despite feeling like a marooned whale, you pay full whack. I once asked my hospital consultant if there was a way of obtaining what might be called an "exercise prescription" from the NHS.
It's a great laugh, although you may question having to pay full whack for it.
"I'm sure he can punch, but I didn't hang around to feel a full whack! I was moving.
Especially in the last few months they've been at it full whack. Winter time there'd be more time spent in the gym because the water would be too rough."
Now the council has offered a 50 per cent discount to people who sign up in a bid to increase the numbers, which will hardly endear the authority to those householders who have paid full whack.
"Wariness inbuilt Existing customers will be paying full whack while newbies get a discount.
The brewery - whose other brews include Full Whack and Triple Blonde - has grown by 30% a year since it was founded.
The Powers That Be used to jealously guard their copyright and charge full whack for use and under the stringent legal straitjacket we signed up to, it was only on pain of death we could even hint at them outside of a news context.
Meanwhile - and you will have to decide for yourself if the following is real or not - Seb Coe pinched the ODC's personal assistant, Boris Johnson started using words like ginormous, and security firm G4S said they wanted paid the full whack.
Live Theatre is also continuing its partnership with Grinning Idiot Comedy Club, run by John Smith, who explained how, despite a loss of funding, the Newcastle Gateshead Comedy Festival will relaunch in July with a canny plan to catch comics, and their newest work ahead of August's Edinburgh Fringe "rather than pay full whack".