to the core

idiom

Definition of to the core

: in a very complete or extreme way used for emphasisHe is patriotic to the core.Her family is English to the core.He's rotten to the core.They were shaken to the core.

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“To the core.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/to%20the%20core. Accessed 7 Jul. 2020.

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