all-out all-out

Definition(s):

  • (adj) using all available resources

Usage(s):

  1. In its all-out embrace of such sales, however, it did legitimize the notion that practically any adult could handle a big fat mortgage.
  2. The assault represents an alarming escalation in the hostilities that are rapidly pushing Christian Armenia and Muslim Azerbaijan toward all-out war.
  3. But that hasn't deterred the editors of The Lancet, the prestigious British medical journal, which has launched an all-out attack on homeopathy.

News

  1. Mosquitos test positive for West Nile Virus in NE Harris County

    Harris County health officials are getting ready for an all-out assault on mosquitos after the first case of West Nile Virus was found
    on June 15, 2013     Source: ABC 13 Houston

  2. How Green Groups Make the EPA Issue New Rules

    Environmental groups have a tough time getting Congress to do what they want. Case in point: In the early months of 2010, the Sierra Club, the Natural Resources Defense Council, and the Environmental Defense Fund waged an all-out campaign urging the Senate to pass a sweeping climate-change bill backed by President Obama and leaders in the Democratic-controlled Senate. The measure crashed and ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: National Journal via Yahoo! News

  3. Federowicz proving to be quite a catch for Dodgers

    LOS ANGELES - A couple hours after the all-out brawl that captivated the baseball-viewing world Tuesday night, the Dodgers' Zack Greinke didn't want to talk about the pitch he threw at Arizona Diamondbacks catcher Miguel Montero to get both teams' juices flowing.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Orange County Register

Quotes

  1. "They're playing at home. Home is always where your heart is," Garnett said. "With the severity of the game, it's all-out on both ends for both teams. This will probably be the hardest game of the season, if not of the series, if not of...
    on Jun 15, 2010 By: Kevin Garnett Source: USA Today

  2. "It has been six weeks since the American people demanded change in Iraq," Mr. Reid said in a statement, referring to the results of the November election. "In that time, Iraq has descended further toward all-out civil war, and all the...
    on Dec 12, 2006 By: Harry Reid Source: New York Times

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