every inch of

every inch of
every inch of (somewhere) all of a place.

Cassandra knows every inch of Boston.

A layer of grease covered every inch of the engine room.


New idioms dictionary. 2014.

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  • every inch — ► every inch 1) the whole area or distance. 2) entirely; very much so. Main Entry: ↑inch …   English terms dictionary

  • every inch — {adv. phr.} To the last part, in every way; completely. * /He was every inch a man./ * /Henry looked every inch a soldier./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • every inch — {adv. phr.} To the last part, in every way; completely. * /He was every inch a man./ * /Henry looked every inch a soldier./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • every\ inch — adv. phr. To the last part, in every way; completely. He was every inch a man. Henry looked every inch a soldier …   Словарь американских идиом

  • every inch — adverb in every way; completely he was every inch a statesman …   Useful english dictionary

  • every inch — phrasal to the utmost degree < looks every inch a winner > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • every inch of somewhere — every inch of (somewhere) all of a place. Cassandra knows every inch of Boston. A layer of grease covered every inch of the engine room …   New idioms dictionary

  • every inch the something — every inch the (something) completely like something. He looked every inch the slick, city businessman. From his white running shoes to his baseball cap, he looks every inch a Californian. Usage notes: used with verbs like look, seem, and be …   New idioms dictionary

  • every inch the — (something) completely like something. He looked every inch the slick, city businessman. From his white running shoes to his baseball cap, he looks every inch a Californian. Usage notes: used with verbs like look, seem, and be …   New idioms dictionary

  • every inch (of something) — phrase the whole of an area or place Every inch of space was taken up with bookshelves. Thesaurus: everywhere and anywheresynonym Main entry: inch …   Useful english dictionary

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