Expressions used in Everyday Spoken English in Social and Professional contexts

leave no stone unturned

leave no stone unturned
Meaning(s)
1) do something thoroughly without ignoring any details
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    • I won't stop until I find it, I will leave no stone unturned.
  • Analysis
    When you say you are going to 'leave no stone unturned', it means you intend to look for something or to do something by exploring every possibility and without ignoring any details. This is an idiom used in many contexts to talk about searching or looking for something thoroughly.
  • Social Examples (Basic)
    1. I need to find that assignment. I'm going to look everywhere and leave no stone unturned.
    2. The Professor insisted he was going to find who took the chemical from the lab. He promised no stone would be left unturned.
  • Professional Examples (Basic)
    1. The Superintendent assured the girl's parents that no stone would be left unturned in the investigation into their daughter's disappearance.
    2. No stone was left unturned during the raid, where police discovered drugs with a street value of half a million euros.
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