Idiom: Lock, stock and barrel
Meaning: This is an expressions that means 'everything'; if someone buys a company lock, stock and barrel, they buy absolutely everything to do with the company.Country: International English | Subject Area: General | Usage Type: Both or All Words Used
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- Lock the stable door after the horse has bolted
- Scraping the barrel
- Barrel of laughs
- Over a barrel
- Pork barrel
- Shooting fish in a barrel
- Laughing stock
- Lock horns
- Under lock and key
- Stare down the barrel of a gun
- Lock and load
- Take stock
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