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"from top to bottom" in British English

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from top to bottom

C2 If you search, paint, etc. a building from top to bottom, you search, paint, etc. all parts of it: They cleaned the house from top to bottom.
(Definition of from top to bottom from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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from top to bottom

completely: They cleaned the house from top to bottom.
(Definition of from top to bottom from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “from top to bottom”
in Chinese (Simplified) 彻底…
in Turkish tepeden tırnağa kadar, tamamen…
in Russian сверху донизу…
in Chinese (Traditional) 徹底…
in Polish od góry do dołu…
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