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down-the-line

[doun-th uh-lahyn] /ˈdaʊn ðəˈlaɪn/
adjective
1.
complete, full, unreserved, or whole-hearted:
a down-the-line endorsement.
adverb
2.
fully; completely; whole-heartedly:
Will you support it down-the-line?
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900
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adjective

thorough and uncompromising; all the way, to the end

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