leave no stone unturned

Meaning: If you leave no stone unturned, you look everywhere in order to find something, or try everything in order to achieve something.

For example:

  • Ari has left no stone unturned in her search for a job in television, but so far she hasn't had any luck.

  • The leaders of the countries involved in the dispute claim they've left no stone unturned in their quest for a peaceful solution.

Quick Quiz:

Henry said he'd leave no stone unturned in his search for a woman to marry. He will

a. look for women under stones

b. try everything to find a wife

c. marry any woman who accepts him

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Contributor: Matt Errey