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through and through

adverb

Definition of THROUGH AND THROUGH

:  in every way :  thoroughly

Examples of THROUGH AND THROUGH

  1. <I know him through and through, and he would never do such a cowardly thing.>
  2. <those UFO claims were examined through and through and were found to be completely bogus>

First Known Use of THROUGH AND THROUGH

15th century

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