Friday, 3 February 2017

The whole nine yards



What does it mean?

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The whole nine yards

Meaning
All of something or everything you have.

Examples

1. He is very rich. He has lots of things - five dogs, ten racing cars, a big house with a swimming pool and a basketball court, a listed company - the whole nine yards.

2. On the floor were books, magazines, a computer, a cup of tea and the whole nine yards.

3. I wanna be rich. I will go the whole nine yards to get it.
(= To keep doing something no matter how difficult it is.)

References
http://idioms.thefreedictionary.com/the+whole+nine+yards
http://dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/english/whole-nine-yards?q=whole%20nine%20yards
http://www.smart-words.org/quotes-sayings/idioms-meaning.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_whole_nine_yards
http://idioms.thefreedictionary.com/go+the+whole+nine+yards

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