soup-to-nuts

soup-to-nuts
Comprehensive; complete; covering all of something.

Their soup-to-nuts approach left us with few questions.

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  • Soup to nuts — is an American English idiom conveying the meaning of from beginning to end . It is derived from the description of a full course dinner, in which courses progress from soup to a dessert of nuts. It is comparable to expressions in other languages …   Wikipedia

  • soup to nuts — see ↑soup, 1 • • • Main Entry: ↑nut soup to nuts US informal 1 : covering every detail or part of something The book provides a soup to nuts look at the current political scene. 2 from soup to nuts : in every detail or part …   Useful english dictionary

  • soup-to-nuts — ☆ soup to nuts [so͞op′tə nuts′ ] adj. Informal complete or exhaustive [a soup to nuts instruction manual] …   English World dictionary

  • Soup to Nuts — For other uses, see Soup to nuts. Infobox Film | name = Soup to Nuts |thumb director = Benjamin Stoloff producer = A. L. Rocket writer = Rube Goldberg starring = Ted Healy Charles Winninger Frances McCoy Lucile Browne Stanley Smith Hallam Cooley… …   Wikipedia

  • soup-to-nuts —  Everything.  ► “Schwab will pitch itself as a soup to nuts provider. At a time when employers are clamoring for more investment options, Schwab will dazzle them with a choice of more than 1,300 funds at 185 fund companies.” (Wall Street Journal …   American business jargon

  • soup-to-nuts — /soohp teuh nuts /, adj. 1. (of a meal) complete or impressive in number of courses. 2. Informal. complete; all inclusive. [1935 40, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • soup-to-nuts — /soohp teuh nuts /, adj. 1. (of a meal) complete or impressive in number of courses. 2. Informal. complete; all inclusive. [1935 40, Amer.] …   Useful english dictionary

  • soup to nuts — adj. To build every aspect of something from beginning to end. An integrated approach. Oh, the hubris of it all …   Business English jargon and slang

  • Duck Soup to Nuts — Looney Tunes series Merrie Melodies Blue Ribbon title card of Duck Soup to Nuts. Directed by …   Wikipedia

  • from soup to nuts — phrasal : from beginning to end : in comprehensive detail complete equipment for the fisherman rod, creel, waders, fancy flies, everything from soup to nuts * * * from soup to nuts american informal phrase used for emphasiz …   Useful english dictionary

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