every inch of the way

idiom

: throughout the entire process : with respect to everything
I tried to improve the system, but she opposed me every inch of the way.

Examples of every inch of the way in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web For a decade, the federal government had fought them every inch of the way. WIRED, 19 Aug. 2022 Sometimes, as Brady alludes to, walking away from a sport isn't solely about finding the right time or achieving a storybook ending, but about fighting every inch of the way there. Jason Duaine Hahn, PEOPLE.com, 4 Apr. 2022

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“Every inch of the way.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/every%20inch%20of%20the%20way. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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