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    What does " the whole nine yards" mean.

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    Re: more Q's

    Quote Originally Posted by rameshpahwa View Post
    What does " the whole nine yards" mean.
    It's an American expression meaning 'everything' or 'the whole way', as in "I only asked him for a snack, but he went the whole nine yards and cooked me a three-course meal."

    I think it comes from American Football (?), but I'm afraid I know next to nothing about the game .


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