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    Usage of Go the whole hog

    Hi,

    How will we use this idiom?

    "Go the whole hog"

    Is this sentence correct?

    When John visits me I go the whole hog but he does not asks me even for a glass of water.

    Thanks

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    Re: Usage of Go the whole hog

    Quote Originally Posted by anupumh View Post
    Hi,

    How will we use this idiom?

    "Go the whole hog"

    Is this sentence correct?

    When John visits me I go the whole hog but he does not asks me even for a glass of water.

    Thanks
    See here: English Idioms Beginning With 'G' - UsingEnglish.com

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    Re: Usage of Go the whole hog

    Thanks Bhaisahab...

    Additionally please check the sentence which I have mentioned.
    Is it correct?

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    Re: Usage of Go the whole hog

    Quote Originally Posted by anupumh View Post
    Thanks Bhaisahab...

    Additionally please check the sentence which I have mentioned.
    Is it correct?

    When John visits me I go the whole hog, but he does not even offer me a glass of water.

    Like that it's ok, but I wouldn't use that idiom in that situation.

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    Re: Usage of Go the whole hog

    Thanks a lot..

    Can you explain the usage of this idiom by giving an example (using it in a sentence)

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    #6

    Re: Usage of Go the whole hog

    Here's some money. Now, don't go whole hog at the store.


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    #7

    Re: Usage of Go the whole hog

    I disagree that your usage is poor. If you live somewhere where lavish meals in the home are a sign of great hospitality, the phrase fits well. Here, I have generally heard it with reference to spending money.

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