Definitions for leave no stone unturned

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. leave no stone unturned(verb)

    search thoroughly and exhaustively

    "The police left no stone unturned in looking for the President's murderer"


  1. leave no stone unturned(Verb)

    To search thoroughly for something, looking in every conceivable place.

  2. leave no stone unturned(Verb)

    (By extension) To do a task very carefully and thoroughly, not missing any step.

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Euripides:

    Leave no stone unturned.

  2. Darin LaHood:

    This is going to be a competitive race. I'm going to work really hard, and I'm going to leave no stone unturned.

  3. Rob MacGillivray:

    We have put in an extraordinary review to ensure that we do everything, leave no stone unturned, to be able to as far as possible identify the source of this infection.

  4. American Bar Association:

    What we ’ve asked the Justice Department to do is take a fresh look, a comprehensive look, into what has occurred to basically leave no stone unturned into investigating possible violations, and if any are found to take the appropriate action as they would in any other matter.

Translations for leave no stone unturned

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • minden követ megmozgatHungarian
  • камня на камне не оставитьRussian

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