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Related to whole hog: go the whole hog
The whole way; the fullest extent: went the whole hog and ordered dessert.
Completely; unreservedly: swallowed the official version whole hog.
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slang the whole or total extent (esp in the phrase go the whole hog)
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the furthest extent; everything.Idioms:
go (the) whole hog, to do something completely or thoroughly: to go whole hog for the celebration.
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