whole kit and caboodle

whole kit and caboodle
noun
everything available; usually preceded by `the'
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we saw the whole shebang

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a hotdog with the works

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we took on the whole caboodle

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for $10 you get the full treatment

Syn:
Hypernyms: ↑entirety, ↑entireness, ↑integrality, ↑totality

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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