every bit

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every bit

  1. All of something, as in Eat every bit of that broccoli!

  2. In all ways, equally. For example, He is every bit as smart as his sister. Also see every little bit helps.

The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer.
Copyright © 1997. Published by Houghton Mifflin.
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