soup to nuts


US, informal
: covering every detail or part of something
The book provides a soup to nuts look at the current political scene.
The entire procedure from soup to nuts is changing.

Examples of soup to nuts in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web And from 2016 to 2023, Barry’s writing has been extraordinary from soup to nuts. Brian Davids, The Hollywood Reporter, 29 May 2023 Books devoted to a solitary item, dubbed microhistories, are a relatively recent genre yet already an industry, generating volumes on everything from salt to pencils, rats to bananas and, yes, soup to nuts. Karen Heller, Washington Post, 25 Nov. 2022 The whole thing takes 15-30 minutes, soup to nuts. Lisa Bain, Good Housekeeping, 30 Sep. 2022 Genius, from soup to nuts. Jay Nordlinger, National Review, 3 Nov. 2021 Another magic gator moment was having a front-row seat to the soup to nuts (pardon the pun) courtship of a reptilian love affair. Steve West,, 7 May 2021 But soup to nuts – starting with O'Brien – this looks pretty disastrous from 30,000 feet. Nate Davis, USA TODAY, 2 May 2021 See More

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“Soup to nuts.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Sep. 2023.

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