go the whole hog

go the whole hog or go whole hog  {v. phr.},  {informal}
To do something completely or thoroughly; to give all your strength or attention to something.
When Bob became interested in model airplanes, he went the whole hog.
The family went whole hog at the fair, and spent a lot of money.
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Categories: informal money verb

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