Meaning of “go the whole hog” in the English Dictionary

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"go the whole hog" in British English

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go the whole hog

mainly UK informal US usually go whole hog to do something as completely as possible:

Having already limited local taxation, why not go the whole hog and abolish it completely?

(Definition of “go the whole hog” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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