Meaning of “cover all the bases” in the English Dictionary

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"cover all the bases" in British English

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cover all the bases

US cover the bases to do everything necessary to be sure that something is successful:

I think I’ve covered all the bases – I called everyone, ordered the food , and bought some decorations .

(Definition of “cover all the bases” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"cover (all) the bases" in American English

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cover (all) the bases

to do everything necessary to be sure that something is successful:

I think I’ve covered all the bases – I called everyone, ordered the food, and bought some decorations.

(Definition of “cover (all) the bases” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)