every bit


every bit
adverb
to the same degree (often followed by `as') (Freq. 1)
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they were equally beautiful

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birds were singing and the child sang as sweetly

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sang as sweetly as a nightingale

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he is every bit as mean as she is

Syn: ↑equally, ↑as
Derived from adjective: ↑equal (for: ↑equally)

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adverb
: in every way : quite

the end was every bit as good as the beginning — Rumer Godden

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every bit
Just as much
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Main Entry:bit

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every bit
: in every way

The end of the movie was every bit [=just] as good as the beginning.

This new project seems every bit as ambitious as the first one.

He is every bit the high-powered businessman.

You are every bit as deserving as she is.

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Main Entry:bit
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every bit — see bit, 1
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Main Entry:every

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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