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from stem to stern

US
from one end of something to the other: We overhauled the car from stem to stern.
Translations of “from stem to stern”
in Chinese (Traditional) 從頭至尾…
in Chinese (Simplified) 从头至尾…
(Definition of from stem to stern from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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