Meaning of “through and through” in the English Dictionary

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"through and through" in British English

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through and through

completely:

My mother is Irish through and through.

(Definition of “through and through” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"through and through" in American English

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through and through

completely:

My mother is Italian through and through.

(Definition of “through and through” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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