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from go to whoa

From beginning to end. Primarily heard in Australia, New Zealand. That team really dominated from go to whoa—their opponent was totally overwhelmed.
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Whoa, Nelly!

An exclamation of surprise. The phrase is generally thought to have originated as a command to slow down a horse (wherein "Nelly" is the horse's name). They're engaged already? Whoa, Nelly! Whoa, Nelly—what is going on in here?

from giddy-up to whoa

Rur. all the way from the beginning to the end. The road is paved from giddy-up to whoa. The play stinks. It is dull from giddy-up to whoa.
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Whoa, Nellie!

Rur. Wait! Stop! Tom: When I get that money, I'm gonna get me my own place, and then you and I can get married, andJane: Whoa, Nellie! When did I say I was going to marry you? Whoa, Nellie! Did you measure them boards before you started cuttin' 'em?

from go to whoa

from start to finish.
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exclam. Stop! (Said to a horse or any person or thing.) You’ve gone about far enough. Whoa!
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