six ways from Sunday

six ways from Sunday

Thoroughly or completely; in every possible way; from every conceivable angle. Everyone had their money on the reigning champion, but he was beaten six ways from Sunday by the newcomer. We researched the case six ways from Sunday, but there didn't seem to be any way that we could win with the evidence at hand.
See also: six, Sunday, way
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The ground beneath me felt like it shifted six ways from Sunday. A shot of cold sensation went straight up my spine, and I was on the brink of passing out.
Barr has apologized six ways from Sunday. In later tweets, she recalled begging ABC President Ben Sherwood not to cancel the recently resurrected show, saying that she thought Jarrett, who served eight years as a senior adviser to President Obama, was actually white.
The financial industry would screw me six ways from Sunday to save a nickel.
"We looked at this six ways from Sunday, and either way it will be an economic blow," he said.
Charles Schumer said as all this was happening: "You take on the intelligence community, they have six ways from Sunday of getting back at you."