winner takes all


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winner takes all

A competition in which the victor is granted all possible prizes. I know we've been playing darts all night, but this will be the last round, winner takes all! My sister and I used to bet our Halloween candy on our report card grades, winner takes all.
See also: all, take, winner
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A new deal to bring back Winner Takes All - a monster hit in the Seventies and Eighties - was signed last week.
Winner Takes All regularly attracted over nine million viewers to its early evening slot.
Winner Takes All is the latest of the classic Seventies game shows to be revived alongside others such as Sale Of The Century.
Winner Takes All saw competitors gamble on their ability to answer general knowledge questions, which were initially fairly easy but became progressively tougher.
"Winner Takes All was tremendous fun and I'm glad I played a part in a bit of TV history," he said the last time he was home.
TOP SHOW: Jimmy Tarbuck in his most popular show Winner Takes All; NEW LOOK: A Spitting Image of Jimmy Tarbuck
PS1.00 stake winner takes all 12 Red Lion, Old Colwyn 01492 515042 Event: Quiz night Date: Every Wednesday Time: 9.30pm Cost: Free Details: Winner receives free drink vouchers, also bottle of wine to 'Nearest to' question.
Having turned into a household name after she and the rest of the Barkers won Ask The Family, she did it again with Winner Takes All scooping up pounds 800 -and not a cough or cold in sight.
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Limerick southpaw Lee believes the fight that will divide Irish fight fans is a winner takes all battle.
"It is an Irish high noon shootout, a winner takes all fight where both fighters will be 100 per cent fired up for battle with their reputations and careers on the line and with the winner taking home more than his fight purse.
FERRARI'S Felipe Massa has joined the chorus of Formula One personalities that has backed a move by the FIA to reverse a "winner takes all" points system for Formula One.
At the weekend Ned Mongan, 28, said he believed the only way to prevent a feud killing was for his rivals to put forward a fighter for a winner takes all battle.
They will wind up with what may be a winner takes all clash against Argentina in Parc des Princes at 4pm on September 30.