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  • n  an entire system; used in the phrase `the whole shebang'

  • He then swallowed Shearson, Hayden Stone and other houses before selling the whole shebang in 1981 to American Express.
  • Nichols, Kushner and HBO all call Angels a movie (it will debut in two parts as it did onstage but will be rerun in one-hour episodes and in one six-hour shebang), but its high .
  • The whole multibillion-dollar shebang, called Television City, must get approval from two separate city boards, a process that could take a year.
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  • Delta Grand presents 'The Whole Shebang,' student-written plays
    WANT TO GO? The On and Off Stage Summer Theatre Camp is coming to an end and the public is invited to attend “The Whole Shebang,” a performance of six one-act plays created by the students.
    June 17, 2013 - Opelousas Daily World
  • It's About Time, Netherfriends To Release 50 Songs 50 States
    Netherfriends started the year-long 50 Songs 50 States project back in 2010, and he's ready to release the whole shebang. [ more › ]
    June 14, 2013 - Chicagoist
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    Recently, my total idiot of an editor soaked his iPhone in the ocean. He did the whole shebang with the bag of rice, then rinsed it, dabbed it with alcohol, threw it in rice again—and it worked! This allowed him to be thankful for all the hard work that Apple puts into its—whoops! Scratch that.
    June 12, 2013 - North Bay Bohemian

  • Scott Weiland in People Magazine
    There's definitely a Cleaver sense about our household,Weiland, 39, tells Reuters. "We get our kids to bed at 8 pm We tuck them in. We lay down with them at night. There are three square meals - the whole shebang."
  • Kurt Warner in Arizona Republic
    I'm always antsy this time of year,Warner said this week. "But I just want to get to the season. I just want to play. The preseason is a little more anticlimactic. You go out there and you go through the whole shebang for 10 or 12 plays,...
  • Alan Pardew in This is London
    Pardew said: "We tried everything. Smoke and mirrors, the whole shebang. But it was just not to be."

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