To leave no stone unturned


Also found in: Idioms.
Related to To leave no stone unturned: no great shakes, in droves, let her rip, take a stab at something
to do everything that can be done; to use all practicable means to effect an object.
to leave nothing untried for accomplishing one's purpose.

See also: Stone, Unturned

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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He said 'the President ordered the PNP to conduct a thorough investigation and to leave no stone unturned' that would 'lead to the prosecution of the perpetrator of this heinous crime.' Reparip is already under the custody of the Makati City Police.
TAUNTON -- Pakistan Cricket team's all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez has set his eyes on getting one more ICC title to his credit in this World Cup and aims to leave no stone unturned during the tournament to achieve victory.
"Proper authorities are now investigating this brazen murder as we vow to leave no stone unturned in bringing the perpetrators of this felonious act to justice," he added.
Addressing participants in an important meeting here Sunday, they pledged to leave no stone unturned to boost national exports in Sialkot.
Chief Minister Nawab Sanaullah Zehri condemned the hand grenade attack on NP office in Kech district and ordered the law-enforcement agencies personnel to leave no stone unturned for bringing the culprits to justice.
He said the fresh interviews with witnesses demonstrated an "absolute determination to leave no stone unturned to get to the truth.