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be-all and end-all

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the most important part of something or the reason for something
  • He acts as if making money is the be-all and end-all of human existence.

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The first known use of be-all and end-all was circa 1616

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“Be-all and end-all.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/be-all%20and%20end-all. Accessed 24 Sep. 2020.

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