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Definition of "leave no stone unturned" []

  • To search thoroughly for something, looking in every conceivable place. (verb)
  • (By extension) To do a task very carefully and thoroughly, not missing any step. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "leave no stone unturned" in a sentence
  • "I must say, as to that, a gentleman more liked, and in more respect never was, I believe; and I can't say but what I'm very sorry myself for what Mr. Clykes has done; however, I told you, you know, you'd best not provoke him; for though there can't be a better sort of man, he'll leave no stone unturned to get his money. '"
  • "Sir Boyvill would leave no stone unturned to be revenged, rightly or wrongly, on the man who had assailed his domestic peace; but Gerard saw Elizabeth, gave what consolation he could, and determined to set off at once to America to seek Osborne, as the only witness who could exculpate Falkner from the charge of murder."
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