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    hi,

    Is ''with bag and baggage'' an idiom? What is the meaning of this ''idiom''?


    Thank you beforehand,

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    Default Re: with bag and baggage

    Quote Originally Posted by Mad-ox View Post
    hi,
    Is ''with bag and baggage'' an idiom? What is the meaning of this ''idiom''?
    Thank you beforehand,
    m
    It means: with all your possessions, especially secretly or suddenly:
    Her threw her out onto the street, (with) bag and baggage.

    This idiom collocates with the verb "throw". "With" can be dropped. In German there is something similar but slightly different in usage:
    Mit Kind und Kegel: with all their possessions.

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    thanks Dr.

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