whole bang shoot n.
everything or everybody relevant and involved.
|Wild Boys of London I 34/2: ‘Ten.’ ‘What, for the entire shoot?’.|
|No. 5 John Street 214: Cooks sittin’up all the blessed time to get it ready for ’im [...] If it warn’t ready, he give the shove to the ’ole shoot.|
|Marvel 21 Dec. 15: The hole bloomin shoot skated offen Mariar’s ginger napper inter the pit!|
|Film Fun 24 Apr. 1: The whole shoot of them.|
|(con. 1890s) Pictures in the Hallway 74: The whole bang lot o’ them, said Tom.|
|Diaries 15 May 29: I’m sick of the Coy. of Three — the whole shoot of ’em.|
|Diaries 2 Mar. 109: Not that it could matter a ha’penny to me. The whole shoot of knighted actors are extraneous matter.|
|Black Cargo 214: The whole bang lot was arrested.|
|Look Long Upon a Monkey 97: No idea about life, none of them: one up on the whole bang shoot!|
|Current Sl. I:3 8/2: Whole shot, n. Everything that happened.|
|Enderby Outside in Complete Enderby (2002) 362: Left the whole bimbang kadoozer to you then has he, brad?|
|Little of What You Fancy (1985) 570: Dows, Taylors, Fonseca, Cockburn – the whole shoot.|
|Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin (1976) 141: Never had an inferiority complex among the whole bang shoot.|
|Ladies’ Man (1985) 248: I got done, I did somebody – the whole shot.|
|Glitz 128: The guy’s comped to the eyeballs, the whole shot.|
|Mooi Street (1994) 139: We’re all a buncha party-poopers. The whole bang-shoot of us.‘Boo to the Moon’ in|
|Dict. of Kiwi Sl. 12/2: bang an intensive, suggesting everything, as in phr. ‘the whole bang lot.’.|
|(con. 1964–8) Cold Six Thousand 204: He’s showing smut films there. Underaged kids. The whole shot.|
|Reed Dict. of N.Z. Sl. [as cit. 1988].|
to make an absolute commitment, to indulge oneself completely.
|Eastern Echo Article 4 Oct. in Eastern Michigan University Hockey [Internet] Coach Mike Donnelly said the hockey team decided to go for the whole shot.|
to commit oneself wholeheartedly.
|Waggeries and Vagaries 22: We go the hull shoat with them.|
|‘Loudon Race Report’ 29 June at AMASuperbike.com [Internet] First, the start. Russell jumped it, got a stop and go penalty and called it a day. Mladin go the whole shot, as was his plan.|