whole show

whole show
See: WHOLE CHEESE.

Dictionary of American idioms. 2013.

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  • whole\ show — noun informal the only important person; big boss. You re not the whole show just because you got all A s. Compare: big cheese See: whole cheese …   Словарь американских идиом

  • whole show — everything The new boss always tries to run the whole show …   Idioms and examples

  • whole show — See: WHOLE CHEESE …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • show — v. & n. v. (past part. shown or showed) 1 intr. & tr. be, or allow or cause to be, visible; manifest; appear (the buds are beginning to show; white shows the dirt). 2 tr. (often foll. by to) offer, exhibit, or produce (a thing) for scrutiny etc.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • show — I. verb (showed; shown or showed; showing) Etymology: Middle English shewen, showen, from Old English scēawian to look, look at, see; akin to Old High German scouwōn to look, look at, and probably to Latin cavēre to be on one s guard Date: 12th… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • show — See: GET THE SHOW ON THE ROAD, GO TO SHOW or GO TO PROVE, ROAD SHOW, STEAL THE SHOW, TALENT SHOW, VARIETY SHOW, WHOLE CHEESE or WHOLE SHOW …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • show — See: GET THE SHOW ON THE ROAD, GO TO SHOW or GO TO PROVE, ROAD SHOW, STEAL THE SHOW, TALENT SHOW, VARIETY SHOW, WHOLE CHEESE or WHOLE SHOW …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • show — See: get the show on the road, go to show or go to prove, road show, steal the show, talent show, variety show, whole cheese or whole show …   Словарь американских идиом

  • whole — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) The complete thing Nouns 1. whole, totality, totalness, integrity; entirety, ensemble, collectiveness; unity, completeness, indivisibility, integration, embodiment; integer. 2. the whole, all, everything …   English dictionary for students

  • whole cheese — {slang} or {informal}[whole show] {n.}, {informal} The only important person; big boss. * /Joe thought he was the whole cheese in the game because he owned the ball./ * /You re not the whole show just because you got all A s./ Compare: BIG CHEESE …   Dictionary of American idioms

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