to the bone

idiom

Definition of to the bone

1 : very much We were frozen to the bone. The threatening look in his eyes chilled me to the bone.
2 : as much as possible The company has cut costs to the bone in an effort to save money.

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“To the bone.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/to%20the%20bone. Accessed 8 December 2019.

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