go (the) whole hog

idiom

informal
: to do something in a very thorough and complete way
If we're going to have a party, we might as well go the whole hog and hire a band.

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“Go (the) whole hog.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/go%20%28the%29%20whole%20hog. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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