Idiom:  go all out


Idiom:  go all out

  • to put all one's energy and resources into something

Example sentences

  • When I throw a party, I go all out:  I serve great food and drinks, put up decorations and even give out party favors to guests.
  • The hiring committee went all out with recruiting and paid for college seniors to fly from across the country for a weekend of presentations and activities.
  • If we're going to host a conference we need to go all out and hold it at one of the nice convention hotels downtown.
  • Our team went all out during our annual sales event and we reached our sales goal after just two days.
  • My next door neighbor really went all out at her wedding reception. Now my daughter wants to have the same type of event and I just can't afford it.
  • If I go to the prom, I'm going all out with a formal gown, professional updo and makeup, and of course, a limousine.
  • I'm planning party for my parents 20th anniversary and I really want to go all out.  Do you have any recommendations for caterers and florists?


  • go to great lengths
  • go the extra mile

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